How to install FileZilla Client on Linux (Debian OS)

So far the only to install the latest Filezilla client in Ubuntu is using the Flatpak package. And following steps will tell you how:

1. Open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for ‘terminal’ from app launcher. When it opens, do:

  • Run command to add the flatpak PPA:
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alexlarsson/flatpak

    Input your password (no visual feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. After installed Flatpak, run following single command to install FileZilla client along with required Gnome platform.

flatpak install --from

Then run commands one by one to get the latest flatpak daemon:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install flatpak


To remove Filezilla installed via flatpak, run command:

flatpak uninstall org.filezillaproject.Filezilla

To remove flatpak, run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove flatpak

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