Thursday, January 22, 2009

How to install FileZilla in Ubuntu?



FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface.
Features

Among others, the features of FileZilla include the following:

* Easy to use
* Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP)
* Cross-platform. Runs on Windows, Linux, *BSD, Mac OS X and more
* IPv6 support
* Available in many languages
* Supports resume and transfer of large files >4GB
* Powerful Site Manager and transfer queue
* Bookmarks
* Drag & drop support
* Configurable transfer speed limits
* Filename filters
* Network configuration wizard
* Remote file editing
* Keep-alive
* HTTP/1.1, SOCKS5 and FTP-Proxy support
* Logging to file

To install Follow these steps :

1. Download the FileZile software FileZilla_3.2.0_i586-linux-gnu.tar.bz2 for AMD

Or
Download filezilla_3.0.11.1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb for AMD

2. Use this command to extract data.tar.gz file:
ar vx filezilla_3.0.11.1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb

3. Then use this command to extract bin file :
tar -xzvf data.tar.gz

4. Create a menu item to add the application to menu:

sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/filezilla.desktop

Add the following:

[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=FileZilla
Comment=FTP Client
Exec=/opt/FileZilla3/bin/filezilla
Icon=/opt/FileZilla3/share/pixmaps/filezilla.png
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=Application;Network;
StartupNotify=true


5. Run FileZila Now :

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Install VLC player in UBUNTU

VLC media player - the cross-platform media player and streaming server

VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, ...) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.

To Install VLC in Ubuntu just run these commands:
1. sudo apt-get update
2. sudo apt-get install vlc vlc-plugin-esd

Now you are ready with VLC player, to run it go to Applications—>Sound&Video—>VLC Media Player.