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How to install filezilla in Fedora 18

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HI

I have downloaded Filezilla and there is a file with two folders bin and share, how should I install this application?

Thanks in advance.
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don't waste your time with that download; the binaries in the bin folder don't work on fedora 18
install from the fedora repository instead

yum install filezilla
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seth2740:
Thanks for your help, just to know, what kind of installers are valid in Fedora?
Regards.
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Fedora is a technology of Red Hat and uses the same type of installer, RPM packages.  Other distributions like CentOS (also based on RH technologies) use it also.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RPM_Package_Manager

Some vendors and other places (like sourceforge) will provide source code that you can compile yourself to create the binaries.  Seems that filezilla source requires a lot of dependencies and it's just easier to install from the fedora repository.
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