Installing FileZilla

Installing FileZilla

FileZilla is one of the most popular desktop FTP clients in use today. In addition to being free and open source, it is easy to use and configure. There are versions available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.

FileZilla can be downloaded from the FileZilla project page . The official installation documentation for FileZilla can also be found on the FileZilla project page.

Installation: Microsoft Windows

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The FileZilla installer for Microsoft Windows

Official Installation Guide

  1. Download the desired edition of the FileZilla client. For use with ExaVault, the standard (free!) version of the client will have all the features you need.
  2. Double-click the downloaded file.
  3. Follow the installation prompts. Use the default options for installation.

Installation: Mac OS X

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The FileZilla installer for Mac OS

Official Installation Guide

  1. Download the desired edition of the FileZilla client. For use with ExaVault, the standard (free!) version of the client will have all the features you need.
  2. Double-click the downloaded FileZilla-installer file to start the installation process.
  3. Follow the installation prompts. Use the default options for installation.

Installation: Linux, *nix

Official Installation Guide

FileZilla has been ported to many packaging systems. You should use the appropriate package for your distribution:

  • Ubuntu and Debian can install with apt-get at terminal:
    sudo apt-get install filezilla
  • BSD, other *nix:
    • Download the b-zipped source tarball from the FileZilla project page.
    • Review the dependencies.
    • At terminal, extract the downloaded tarball:
      tar -jxvf FileZilla_[version]_src.tar.bz2
    • Change into the extracted directory, configure and run make:
      cd FileZilla[version]
      ./configure
      make
    • Login as Super User (alternatively, sudo) and compile:
      make install

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ftp-clients/filezilla/000-install.txt · Last modified 2019/08/03 23:17 (external edit)