How-to Install Latest Filezilla Linux Mint 18.x

March 13th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing FileZilla for Linux Mint 18.x

Hello Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Latest FileZilla Client 3.x on Mint 18.x 32/64-bit GNU/Linux.

FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface.

FileZilla Features:

  • Easy to use
  • Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP)
  • IPv6 support
  • Supports resume and transfer of large files >4GB
  • Tabbed user interface
  • Powerful Site Manager and transfer queue
  • Bookmarks
  • Drag & drop support
  • Configurable transfer speed limits
  • Filename filters
  • Directory comparison
  • Network configuration wizard
  • Remote file editing
  • Keep-alive
  • HTTP/1.1, SOCKS5 and FTP-Proxy support
  • Logging to file
  • Synchronized directory browsing
  • Remote file search
Getting-Started with FileZilla for Mint 18.x - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator session
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Latest Filezilla for Mint 18.x - Open Terminal
  2. Download GetDeb Repos Package Installer for Mint:

    GetDeb .deb Package
  3. Installing GetDeb Repos on Mint

    cd ~/Downloads
    sudo dpkg -i getdeb-repo*.deb

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    Fix the Source:

    sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list

    Change “sarah”/”serena”… In “xenial“!
    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano :)

  4. Refreshing Mint Repositories

    sudo apt update
  5. Installing Filezilla

    sudo apt install filezilla
  6. Getting-Started with FileZilla for Mint 18.x - FileZilla GUI

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