I was reading a tutorial on FileZilla where it was mentioned that “On Debian-based Linux distributions, like Ubuntu, you can alternatively install FileZilla using the APT package manager:”
I used the command sudo apt-get install filezilla. It appears that it was installed, so how do I use it now?
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what Bobby has written is perfectly valid, let me just add some suggestions. You can also use the commands rsync and scp. They are even faster than FileZilla and have a lot of options you can explore on them.
I personally haven’t used Filezilla via the command line, I think that they offer a CLI version but I think that it is possible to be only available with their Pro plans:
What you could do instead is to use
wgetto transfer files over FTP via your terminal directly:
Access the directory where you would like to download your files to using the
Then initiate the transfer:
-m- This option turns on recursion and time-stamping, sets infinite recursion depth and keeps FTP directory listings.
-b- Go to background immediately after startup. If no output file is specified via the -o, output is redirected to wget-log.
For more information you can check the answer here:
Hope that this helps!
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