2 ways to Install FileZilla on Fedora Linux such as 37 or 36

Tutorial to install FileZilla client on Fedora 37 or 36 using the command terminal for transferring data to the FTP server from your Linux.

FileZilla FTP client is free software available for all popular OS such as Windows, macOS, and Linux. Users can use it to copy files and folders via the Internet or local network from one PC to another computer. The FTP client is easy to handle and offers user interactive GUI with numerous special functions such as the continuation of interrupted transfers or the support of various transfer protocols such as FTP, SFTP, or FTPS.

Installing FileZilla client on Fedora Linux

#1st way using DNF repository:

1. Run system update

Perform the system update on your Fedora Linux to make sure it is up to date. And also to rebuild the DNF package manager cache as well.

sudo dnf update && sudo dnf upgrade

2. Install FileZilla on Fedora 37

The command given here to install the FileZilla client on Fedora 37 is not limited to this version only. You can use it for previous or upcoming Fedora versions as well.

sudo dnf install filezilla
Filezilla Fedora installation command

#2nd-way using Flatpak

3. Install Flatpak

For those who already have Flatpak installed or just don’t want to use the DNF instead of looking for some other way then Flatpak is good to go.

We can install Flatpak using the default system repository.

sudo dnf install flatpak

Add Flatpak Flathub repository:

sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo

Reboot the system to integrate it properly:

sudo reboot

4. Installing Filezilla using Flatpak

Now, use the given Flatpak to install Filezilla quickly on Fedora Linux. Even if you have already installed this FTP client using DNF, still Flatpak will install it because it works in an isolated environment. That means those who want to have two instances of Filezilla can also go for the Flatpak method.

flatpak install flathub org.filezillaproject.Filezilla

5. How to run this FTP client

Once you have the FileZilla using any of the two given methods, go to the Activities link (in the taskbar) and search for it. As its icon appears click to run the same. Alternatively, you can type filezilla in your command terminal to run it.

Run FileZilla on Fedora Linux

6. How to update FileZilla

Now, whenever there is some update available for the FTP client for your Fedora system, you just need to run the system update command.

sudo dnf update && sudo dnf upgrade

Whereas those who have used the Flatpak:

flatpak update org.filezillaproject.Filezilla

7. Uninstall  or Remove

In case your work with FileZilla is completed and now you want to remove it completely from your system then here are the commands to uninstall FileZilla from Fedora Linux.

For DNF users:

sudo dnf remove filezilla

For Flatpak:

flatpak remove org.filezillaproject.Filezilla

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