How to install FileZilla client in Ubuntu

FileZilla is a open-source multi-platform FTP client . It provides to connect network between server and computer using FTP/SFTP connection.

In this article, we will learn how to install FilZilla in Ubuntu. There are many ways to install FileZilla. Here is few easy ways.

Install from Terminal

This is the easy and fast way to install FileZilla. Filezilla is already available in default repository of Ubuntu. Open the Terminal and run the below commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install filezilla

Install from Ubuntu Software

This is another easy way to download FileZilla. In this method first search for Ubuntu Software and Open the application.

In the application from the left search button, search for FileZilla. 

Select the right application from the FileZilla. Note that there may be Unofficial FileZilla application appeared in search result, so be careful with this application.

From the page, install the application, it will ask for root password to install the application.

Download from official Website

If you want to download latest version of FileZilla, the download source code from the official website. This will download tar.bz2 file.

Now open the Terminal and extract the source code with below command. It will extract to FileZilla3 folder.

tar -xjvf ~/Downloads/FileZilla_3.48.0_x86_64-linux-gnu.tar.bz2

Now whenever you want to open filezilla, then go to the bin folder in source code.

cd ~/Downloads/FileZilla3/bin

And execute the the following command.


This way, you don't have to install FileZilla in your system.