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FileZilla is a FTP, FTPS and SFTP client.

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Compilling and install libnettle 3.7 on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS

I need to compile and install libnettle 3.7 on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS. I need it to compile and install GnuTls 3.7 and libfilezilla 0.35 and FileZilla 3.57. So, I downloaded nettle-3.7.3.tar.gz. Configure,...
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install filezilla on ubuntu 18.04.2

I run on: $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS (beaver-osp1-varys X34) Release: 18.04 Codename: bionic When I try to install ...
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The FileZilla can only work once

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.5 as a virtual machine on VMware. I've encountered a serious problem when using FileZilla. It only can be initialized once when the pwd is ~/.config/filezilla/. If I exit ...
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FTPS. How to upload to a Home Folder only?

Ubuntu 20.04, server. Wanted to configure the FTPS following instructions: https://devanswers.co/install-ftp-server-vsftpd-ubuntu-20-04/ Did all actions and got error with FileZilla: Response: 500 ...
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FileZilla slowly creeping up or down transfer rate, plus other weird behaviour

I am not sure the issue is related with my current Ubuntu, it might. I am connecting with FileZilla the present laptop, with Ubuntu 20.04, as a client, to another desktop Win 10 PC (with a USB WiFi ...
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Firefox 88+: use FileZilla when encountering ftp:// URI

Ubuntu 20.10 Firefox 88.0 (apt install) FileZilla client 3.53.1 (flatpak install) The ftp protocol handling is being removed from Firefox. By default, it is turned off in 88.0, and is scheduled to ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 has several GTK Issues

I did a fresh Kubuntu 20.04 install and I could already solve some little issues. But I can't figure out how to solve the following issues with two necessary GTK programs. phpStorm (version 2018.3) ...
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Problem with chown and vsftpd too slow

So me and a couple of friends have a ubuntu 20.04 server. We installed vsftpd to connect with filezilla and be able to upload and download files. After like 1 hour playing with the permissions to ...
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Ubuntu vsftpd hide other folder and disable possibility to browse them

I'm relatively new to Linux. I am creating an SFTP server using vsftpd on ubuntu 20. I'm authenticating users with Active directory. The problem I have, is that even though the user land in their home ...
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Reliable method of uploading extensive trees of sub-folders to remote ftp server with a single interaction?

I would like to be able to initiate uploading and then go and have lunch. I do not have permission to install software on the remote server. The ftp service is the only one available. Using ftp from a ...
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Can't connect to Vsftpd Server - Passive reply with unroutable address

I have installed Vsftpd Server listening on port 21 in ubuntu server. I've forwarded a port in my router to forward external port 8500 to internal port 21 where my vsftpd server is listening on. ...
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Stop Filezilla from auto close after process completed

Filezilla get close when any process completed this issue starts after I update my Ubuntu to 20.04 When I try to edit the file it just downloads and get closed automatically. I want to stop this issue,...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Applications take too long to start up

Some applications like Filezilla, WPS 2019 Office are taking too long to startup in Ubuntu 20.04. Same versions of these applications worked well in Ubuntu 18.04.
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filezilla make fails with error "recipe for target 'all-recursive' failed"

I have been trying to install Filezilla 3.47.2.1 on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS following the instructions here: How can I upgrade filezilla to the current version? Everything worked fine until the step ./...
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Fresh 19.10 install: FileZilla and Beyond Compare slow launch time

Just installed a fresh install of 19.10 on a Ryzen 2600 with a solid state drive. All seems to be well except FileZilla and Beyond Compare take a very long time to launch (about or more than 20 ...
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upgrade filezilla to latest version

I have ubuntu 18.04 LTS and I want to install filezilla to the latest version (3.45.1) According to this thread: How can I upgrade filezilla to the current version? i got stuck when ./configure ...
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Filezilla start after 25 seconds delay

Ubuntu 19.10 fresh install. command "strace filezilla" output stops on this lines: poll([{fd=12, events=POLLIN}], 1, 25000) = 1 ([{fd=12, revents=POLLIN}]) read(12, "\1\0\0\0\0\0\0\0", 16) = 8 poll([{...
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How do I edit text files in filezilla?

I clicked on View/Edit but the file does not open. I added "/usr/bin/gedit" to the custom editor but it does nothing.
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Filezilla doesn't run vscode

When using the FileZilla client as an application directory (link), I can right-click an html file on a remote server → View/Edit and it will open in my predefined editor (e.g. VSCode). BUT if I use ...
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Filezilla asks for key (which doesn't exist), only in my laptop

When I try to connect to a FTP server with Filezilla, it asks for a password fo unlock a private key, which I never configured. The site is not configured to use keys. If I enter my key password it ...
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Can't install Filezilla, can't locate package [duplicate]

I run sudo apt-get install filezilla on Lubuntu but it comes back saying it can't locate the package. Specifically E: Unable to locate package filezilla3 I've tried updating, clearing, and updating ...
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FileZilla is uploading files with the wrong owner?

For some reason, FileZilla is uploading new files as the user I login as, as opposed to using www-data:www-data as it did in the past. This is causing issues because at times, it isn't uploading ...
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Filezilla: Error loading queue

I'm on Ubuntu 18.10 and Filezilla has been giving me a lot of trouble. After installing it through the app manager (out of date version), shell (out of date version), and the website's .tar.bz2 file; ...
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Problem authentication Ubuntu

I'm trying to upload some files on my server but I getting this error after the password had been changed. Someone could help me to figure out what's the problem? I tried to close and reopen the ...
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Trying to connect Filezilla with SFTP

I'm trying to connect with Filezilla to a SFTP Server using username and password, but I can't establish one (error message below). I'm using: Filezilla in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. External Server is setup ...
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Exec format error, transferring file with filezilla

I have a compiled file written with golang, if I transfer the file to another PC with a usb driver, and add the permission with sudo chmod +x myfile, it runs perfectly, but when I transferr the file ...
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Cannot run FileZilla on Ubuntu 18.10

Got this message today (Ubuntu 18.10) trying to run FileZilla 3.33.0. ****GnuTLS error -50 in gnutls_priority_set_direct: The request is invalid. Error: Failed to initialize TLS. Error: Could not ...
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FTP issue - FTP open Character encoding issue

FTP issue - FTP open Character encoding issue local file name could not be decoded Ubuntu version : 18.04 FTP version : 3.39.0
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ubuntu 18.10 - filezilla GnuTLS

Filezilla version 3.33.0 using GnuTLS 3.6.4 suddenly and constantly throws an error GnuTLS-error -50 after trying to initialise TLS. No connection works.
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Use Filezilla as file manager

At the moment for managing files I need to switch between Double Commander and Filezilla. Is it possible to use Filezilla not only as FTP client but also as file manager? To use left and right panel ...
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TLS encryption does not work with FileZilla 3.33.0

Kubuntu 18.10 updates FileZilla from the version 3.28.0 to the version 3.33.0. Since the update TLS encrypted connections fail with this error message: Erreur GnuTLS -50 dans ...
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Programs opening in full-screen mode by default

Since I upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04, both Filezilla and Firefox always open in full-screen mode, no matter how I have adjusted them before closing. What can I do to change this annoying ...
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Filezilla not starting at all

I am on Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS on an old machine running Sandybridge i5 with 4 GB ram. After an update (and I havent run any updates for filezilla), the program has just stopped working. I have ...
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lack of /bin/bash shell for user causes "login incorrect" for ftp with filezilla

So I set up an Ubuntu Server 16.04 AWS micro EC2 instance for my students to upload files to. They could login via ssh with putty but when using ftp with Filezilla their passwords were rejected: ...
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filezilla not writing to log

I am currently running FileZilla 3.15.0.2 (that version because of the bug that causes latest version to crash after any remote operation) on Ubuntu 16.04. I am having quite a few issues with ...
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cant update ubuntu [duplicate]

Hi i am trying to update the ubuntu 16.04 it's showing the following error W: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/n-muench/programs-ppa/ubuntu xenial Release' does not have a Release file. N: ...
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Access Ubuntu Server from other network via Filezilla?

Just want to apologize in advance if this is a obvious question, or I leave anything out. I have tried searching for the answer on my own but couldn't find what I was looking for so came here So ...
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How can I upgrade filezilla to the current version? [duplicate]

Filezilla was acting weird with version 3.21, which is pretty old; the current one is 3.30. So, I decided to update it but it looks like this is not possible. After spending hours trying it, I ...
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strange behavior - Connection to ftp server

I installed an ftp server on my android phone. I can access it with filezilla, I can access it with Nautilus, but somehow, I can't access it from the terminal. Yet from the terminal, I can access ...
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Can not start Filezilla 3.15- Ubuntu 16.04-

I tried to upgrade filezilla to 3.20 using the getDeb, installation went fine, but it wouldn't open. I went back to 3.15, and the error I get is : (filezilla:22342): Gtk-CRITICAL **: ...
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Sudo user don't have access to transfering data via SFTP

I have small VPS server. I create new user and add him privileges via sudo visudo like root. I can do anything via console, but i can't transfer any data via filezilla ( SFTP ) beacuse im receiving ...
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Filezilla or WinSCP alternative for Ubuntu

On Windows I'm using FileZilla to upload/download files on my WordPress website, via sftp, while using ssh key. Now Linux is my primary operating system. For the last month FileZilla client was ...
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Can't install Filezilla "filezilla: Depends: filezilla-common (= 3.25.1-1~getdeb1) but 3.25.1-1~getdeb1 is to be installed"

When I try install FileZilla to Ubuntu I have this message: filezilla: Depends: filezilla-common (= 3.25.1-1~getdeb1) but 3.25.1-1~getdeb1 is to be installed Depends: libgcc1 (>= 1:3.0) but ...
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Issues with Installing libgnutls30 (>= 3.5.3)

I was trying to install filezilla but this dependency(libgnutls30 (>= 3.5.3)) was missing. On trying to install the dependency from the source, I was unsuccessful. Can someone please advise on how to ...
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Can't connect to my Ubuntu VPS via FIleZilla

I've recently just bought a brand new OVH VPS, without anything installed except Apache. When trying to connect to the VPS via FileZilla, I'm getting: Status: Connecting to xxx.xxx.xxx.x:21... Status:...
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How to download files with a specific extension only from an FTP server?

I'd like to batch download .torrent files from a FTP server (e.g. ftp://ftp.fau.de/gimp/gimp/) with one command or one click in a GUI (after entering the hostname and the root directory). The aim is ...
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FileZilla connections tab on Ubuntu

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus), and I'd like to use FileZilla as my SFTP client. But I need to use two or more connections at the same time very regularly, and I can't seem to find connection tab ...
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16.04: Filezilla crashes when performing any remote action

Having some problems with Filezilla crashing/closing itself unexpectedly whenever I try to perform an action on a (sftp) remote server, whether that's changing directories, uploading, or downloading a ...
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Filezilla - App keeps crashing when double clicking a folder Ubuntu 16.04

Recently Filezilla been messing with me. It keeps on crashing when i open the folder within my sftp connection. The app opens fine, i can connect with my sftp settings fine but when I open the folder, ...
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Problem with filezilla disconecting

I've install FileZilla on my computer who use Ubuntu as operating system and I have a problem. After I connect and display Directory listing of "/" successful, everityme I try to download or access a ...
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