Tuesday, February 2, 2016

How to install FileZilla on Lubuntu

If you are looking for GUI based FTP client, one of the best choice is FileZilla, in this article i will show you how to install FileZilla on lubuntu.

FileZilla is my favorite program for FTP client, but don't get me wrong, FileZilla is not just support the regular FTP protocol but also the more secure SFTP and FTPS protocol.

FileZilla is easy to use FTP client, just enter the hostname of the FTP server, your username and password, and the port number, and once connected you can upload/download files with it.

To install FileZilla on lubuntu is also very easy, all you have to do is open terminal/console/command line, and then type this command:

sudo apt-get install filezilla

The FileZilla installation package itself is not too big, only about 15 MB, you should have no problem.

kernelpanic@kernelpanic:~$ sudo apt-get install filezilla
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  linux-headers-4.2.0-16 linux-headers-4.2.0-16-generic
  linux-image-4.2.0-16-generic linux-image-extra-4.2.0-16-generic
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  filezilla filezilla-common
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 14 not upgraded.
Need to get 3.485 kB of archives.
After this operation, 15,3 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ wily-updates/universe filezilla-common all [2.007 kB]
Get:2 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ wily-updates/universe filezilla amd64 [1.478 kB]
Fetched 3.485 kB in 37s (94,1 kB/s)                                            
Selecting previously unselected package filezilla-common.
(Reading database ... 192856 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../filezilla-common_3.12.0.2-1ubuntu2.1_all.deb ...
Unpacking filezilla-common ( ...
Selecting previously unselected package filezilla.
Preparing to unpack .../filezilla_3.12.0.2-1ubuntu2.1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking filezilla ( ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.4-1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu3) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.58ubuntu1) ...
Setting up filezilla-common ( ...
Setting up filezilla ( ...

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