How To Install Filezilla 3.13.0 On Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn And Ubuntu 14.04 Via PPA

Filezilla is an open-source, cross-platform, popular FTP client, available for Linux, Windows and Mac systems. It has support for FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), can handle (and resume) transfers of files over 4 GB, has a tabbed interface, supports Bookmarks, drag and drop and filename filters and permits the users to limit the transfer speed, among others.

The latest version available is Filezilla 3.13.0, which brings changes:

New features:

  • Display home directory instead of root directory if the last used directory does not exist
  • Larger initial size of main window if there is no stored size
  • Slightly increased size of page selection box in settings dialog

Bug-fixes and minor changes:

  • Fix assertion in directory listing parser
  • Fix drag&drop of remote files which broke in 3.13.0-rc1

Installation instructions:

Up to date packages are available via some third party PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint 6, Peppermint 5, LXLE 14.04 and Linux Lite 2 is easy. Just add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the filezilla package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/misc
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install filezilla

Optional, to remove filezilla, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove filezilla

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