How To Install Filezilla Client On CentOS and Ubuntu 20.04

We can install and download the FileZilla for ubuntu and CentOS. Let’s see, How to install Filezilla on ubuntu. Filezilla is a free software application, cross-platform FTP application consisting of FTP Client and Server. so

How To Install Filezilla Client On CentOS and Ubuntu 

You will also have to install the latest Epel repository on the Linux. We will have to install the snapd on the Linux machine using the below commands. so

1. The snap is available for CentOS 7.6+ and Redhat 7.6+ in the epel-repository.

yum install update 
yum install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
yum install snapd -y

The above command will update the system and install the Epel then snapd package. so

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2. Once it’s installed, the system unit that manages the main snap communication sockets needs to be enabled using the below command. 

sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket

3. To enable classic snap support, run the below command. 

sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap

Restart or log out the machine before running the below command.

4. Now install the unofficial Filezilla on the Linux machine. 

sudo snap install filezilla --beta

When it’s installed, you will receive an output like below. 

filezilla (beta) 3.41.2+pkg-d9eb from 林博仁(Buo-ren, Lin) (brlin) installed

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Now go to the Applications -> Internet -> Filezilla)Snap) and open it.

Method 2: Install the latest Epel repository by using the link from step 1 and run the below command. 

sudo yum install filezilla -y

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Once the package is installed, run the below command from the terminal.

sudo filezilla &

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Install Filezilla Client On Ubuntu 20.4:

There’re many ways to install Filezilla on ubuntu 19.10 /20.04. Let’s see, how to install Filezilla on ubuntu.

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Method 1: We need to download the Filezilla for the ubuntu package setup from here.

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Run the following commands.

sudo mv Downloads/FileZilla_3.49.1_x86_64-linux-gnu.tar.bz2 Desktop/
sudo tar -xvf Desktop/FileZilla_3.49.1_x86_64-linux-gnu.tar.bz2
sudo mv /home/ubuntu/FileZilla3/ Desktop/
cd Desktop/FileZilla3/bin/
./filezilla

It’s an executable file and we can use the Filezilla without installing it on the ubuntu. This will open the Filezilla.

If you don’t need it later, just simply remove the folder using sudo rm -rf Desktop/FileZilla3/

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Method 2: We can simply install it using the below commands. you don’t need to add any extra repository for this software on ubuntu.  

ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt update
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt install filezilla
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree 
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
filezilla-common libfilezilla0 libpugixml1v5 libwxbase3.0-0v5
libwxgtk3.0-gtk3-0v5
The following NEW packages will be installed:
filezilla filezilla-common libfilezilla0 libpugixml1v5 libwxbase3.0-0v5
libwxgtk3.0-gtk3-0v5
0 upgraded, 6 newly installed, 0 to remove and 18 not upgraded.
Need to get 9,821 kB of archives.
After this operation, 40.6 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y

We can open it using the sudo filezilla & command from the terminal. 

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Use the below command to uninstall Filezilla on ubuntu 20.04. 

sudo apt autoremove filezilla

That’s it.

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