How To Install FileZilla 3.9.0.5 On The Most Popular Linux Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, FileZilla is a popular FTP client, available for Linux, Windows and Mac systems. The latest version available is FileZilla 3.9.0.5, which has been recently released, coming only with small changes and improvements only:

  • Fix auto-updater not being able to download updates
  • MSW: Fixed crash if starting file rename in an unusual way
  • *nix, OS X: Fixed context menu of search dialog not working
  • Fixed loading of resources if FileZilla is installed in a directory containing the # character
  • Fixed support for SOCKS4 proxies
  • Attempt reading settings from temporary backup files if loading of settings files fails

how to install FileZilla 3.9.0.5 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Debian Jessie, Debian Wheezy, Fedora 20, Fedora 19, CentOS 7, CentOS 6, OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3, Mageia 4 and OpenMandriva 2014

In this article I will show you how to install FileZilla 3.9.0.5 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Debian Jessie, Debian Wheezy, Fedora 20, Fedora 19, CentOS 7, CentOS 6, OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3, Mageia 4 and OpenMandriva 2014 systems.

The easiest way for installing FileZilla 3.9.0.5 on Linux systems is to download FileZilla 3.9.0.5 from the project’s site, extract the archive, move to /opt and alias the launcher.

Follow the instructions for your system’s architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install FileZilla 3.9.0.5 on 32 bit Linux systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/filezilla/files/FileZilla_Client/3.9.0.5/FileZilla_3.9.0.5_i586-linux-gnu.tar.bz2
$ tar -xjvf FileZilla_3.9.0.5_i586-linux-gnu.tar.bz2
$ sudo rm -rf /opt/filezilla*
$ sudo mv FileZilla3 /opt/filezilla3
$ sudo ln -sf /opt/filezilla3/bin/filezilla /usr/bin/filezilla

To start FileZilla 3.9.0.5, just open a terminal, type filezilla and hit enter.

How to install FileZilla 3.9.0.5 on 64 bit Linux systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/filezilla/files/FileZilla_Client/3.9.0.3/FileZilla_3.9.0.5_x86_64-linux-gnu.tar.bz2
$ tar -xjvf FileZilla_3.9.0.5_x86_64-linux-gnu.tar.bz2
$ sudo rm -rf /opt/filezilla*
$ sudo mv FileZilla3 /opt/filezilla3
$ sudo ln -sf /opt/filezilla3/bin/filezilla /usr/bin/filezilla

To start FileZilla 3.9.0.5, just open a terminal, type filezilla and hit enter.

Optional, to remove FileZilla, on either 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo rm -r /opt/filezilla3 /usr/bin/filezilla

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