Filezilla is one of the best application for transferring file from your computer to the server.Filezilla is a free FTP software which available for both client and server.Filezilla is open source and cross platform(available for windows,Mac,BSD and Linux based os like Ubuntu 10.10/10.04,Fedora,opensuse..).Filezilla Client version 3.4.0 beta1 was on last month(jan 2011).As a Ubuntu 10.10 users I would strongly recommend FileZilla for transferring file in web development purposes.
Features of FileZilla at a Glance
- It’s simple to use
- FileZilla supports FTP,FTPS(FTP over TLS/SSL) and SFTP(SSH File Transfer Protocol).
- support for IPv6(Internet Protocol version 6)
- available for Windows,Linux based OS,Mac and BSD.
- Remote File Editing
- Drag and Drop support
- it is available in many languages
- support for large files(Greater than 4GB)
- +many advanced features
Installing Filezilla(client) on Ubuntu 10.10(Maverick Meerkat)/10.04(Lucid Lynx)
#1 : Open Ubuntu Software Center or Synaptic Package manager.
#2 : Search for ‘filezilla’ and click on install(in USC) or check the box(in SPM) and click on Apply.
#3 : Now wait for the installation to complete.
#4 : That’s All , you are Done! Go to Applications->Internet->Filezilla to start the application.
#5 : Now enter the server details – hostname(e.g. wxyz.com),username(e.g xxxxxxx) and password(e.g ******************) in QuickConnect Input Fields and click on QuickConnect.If everything ok,then the server’s directory will be listed successfully.Now save the connection details in site manager if you want to connect again to that server.
Have Fun with Filezilla!! Let me know if you have any problem with filezilla ,through comments.