FileZilla Client 3.13.0 released [How To Install In Ubuntu Linux Or Derivatives Distros]

FileZilla Client 3.13.0 Released [How To Install In Ubuntu Linux Or Derivatives Distros]

FileZilla is a free and open source FTP client. It’s available for all major operating systems including Windows, Mac and obviously Linux. The latest version includes a couple of new features and few bug fixes that make it more stable. Let’s see how we can install/upgrade to FileZilla 3.13.0 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint or other Debian based Linux distros.

FileZilla is one of the most popular FTP client used in Linux as well as in other OSes. The development is pretty active so there are frequent updates/releases. FileZilla 3.13.0 is a stable release. Let’s see what’s new in this release.

What’s New In FileZilla 3.13.0?

There are a couple of new features and bug fixes in this release.

  • Display home directory instead of root directory if the last used directory does not exist
  • Larger initial size of the main window if there is no stored size
  • Slightly increased size of page selection box in the settings dialog

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix assertion in directory listing parser
  • Fix drag&drop of remote files which broke in 3.13.0-rc1

How To Install/Upgrade To FileZilla 3.13.0 In Ubuntu

In the official repositories of most Linux distros, there is older version. So you will need to add the following repository to install/upgrade to FileZilla 3.13.0.
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/programs-ppa$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install filezilla

NOTE – FileZilla packages for LTS(Long Term Support) distros have been moved to this PPA. So If you are using LTS then add this PPA and update the system.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/programs-ppa2

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