In this tutorial, we will show you how to install FileZilla on Fedora 37. For those of you who didn’t know, FileZilla is a cross-platform and free software FTP application, consisting of FileZilla Client and FileZilla Server which allows us to upload or download files to the FTP server. It supports many different file-transfer protocols, like FTP, SFTP, and many others. Its are available for Windows, Linux, and macOS.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of FileZilla FTP clients on a Fedora 37.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 37.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install FileZilla on Fedora 37
Step 1. Before proceeding, update your Fedora operating system to make sure all existing packages are up to date. Use this command to update the server packages:
sudo dnf upgrade sudo dnf update
Step 2. Installing FileZilla on Fedora 37.
- Method 1. Install FileZilla from Fedora Repository √
By default, the FileZilla package come in the default repository of Fedora 37. Now run the following command below to install the FileZilla package to your Fedora system:
sudo dnf install filezilla
- Method 2. Install FileZilla using Flatpak/Flathub √
First, we need to install Flatpak on your Fedora system using the command below:
sudo dnf install flatpak reboot
Next, you’ll need the Flathub repository to install the FileZilla package. Flathub is the largest and most popular Flatpak repository. Most of the time when you want something through Flatpak, it’s going to come from Flathub. For that use the command, given below:
sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
Finally, install FileZilla using the following command below:
flatpak install flathub org.filezillaproject.Filezilla
Step 3. Accessing FileZilla on Fedora 37.
Once the FileZilla installation is complete, you can start Foliate by typing
filezilla in the terminal or going to Activities -> search for FileZilla.
Flatpak users can use the following command to launch from the terminal:
flatpak run org.filezillaproject.Filezilla
Congratulations! You have successfully installed FileZilla. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing FileZilla FTP clients on your Fedora 37 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official FileZilla website.