FileZilla is a better solution for connecting any server through FTP. It connects you to the server host for deploying any code. You can edit and manipulate the files available on the server. This is open-source. You can download and install it on any platform. This is available in free and premium mode as well. For basic usage, you can go with the free service. In windows, it is available as an installer. So, you can download FileZilla from the official website and install it directly as normal software. But, in Ubuntu, there is a different approach. In this post, we will install FileZilla FTP in Ubuntu.
- Ubuntu 20.04.2 or later version (As an Operating System)
- An Ubuntu user with Sudo Privileges
- A terminal and command-line access
Install FileZilla in Ubuntu
You can install Filezilla in Ubuntu in two different ways.
- Using terminal and
- Ubuntu Software Center
Here, I will show you both ways of installing Filezilla in Ubuntu.
Install FileZilla Using Ubuntu Software Center
Open the Ubuntu software center. At the top left bar, you can see a search option. When you will click on that, it will open a Search Box. Type the name as shown below.
After clicking on the software, you will have the install option.
Once, it is installed, you can configure it for connecting to the server.
Next, we will see the installation steps using the terminal.
Install Filezilla Using Terminal
For installing it using the command line, you have to open the terminal. Now, hit the below commands.
sudo apt update
sudo apt install filezilla
It will ask for permission to continue the installation.
After giving the permission, it will be installed.
How to Use FTP Client
Once you installed the FTP client, open it by searching the name.
Once, it is opened, you will have the dashboard. For connecting with the server, you will have to enter the host, username, password, and port.