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Using FileZilla on Linux

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Recently, the open source FileZilla FTP client became available for Mac OS X and Linux. Using the wxWidgets cross-platform user interface, FileZilla now can be used with a consistent look-and-feel on multiple operating systems.

To begin, make sure wxWidgets is installed and then download FileZilla from the Web site. Keep in mind that FileZilla 3 is still currently in a beta status, but it should be at release status soon. For Linux, download the i586-linux-gnu package, such as FileZilla_3.0.0-rc3_i586-linux-gnu.tar.bz2.

Unpack FileZilla wherever you wish to install it. The package contains a precompiled binary, so you may want to install into ~/bin/ or /usr/local:

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