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 ====== FileZilla ====== ====== FileZilla ======
  
-Use WinSCP instead of FileZilla. There is nothing wrong with FileZilla itself but installer contains junkware and special attention is needed to avoid this junk.+Use WinSCP instead of FileZilla. There is nothing wrong with FileZilla itself but installer for Windows version contains junkware and special attention is needed to avoid this junk.
  
 FileZilla can be used to move files to remote machines. Filezilla official homepage is https://filezilla-project.org/. FileZilla can be used to move files to remote machines. Filezilla official homepage is https://filezilla-project.org/.
  
-Download Filezilla **only** from official homepage or mirrors listed in there. Filezilla installer contains junkware additions like MyPCBackup and MySearchDial. Make sure to hit *Decline* when installer show something related to these. Third party sites are even known to distribute Filezilla with malware and backdoors.+Download Filezilla **only** from official homepage or mirrors listed in there. Filezilla installer for Windows (FileZilla_X.Y.Z_win32-setup.exe) contains junkware additions like MyPCBackup and MySearchDial. Make sure to hit **Decline** when installer show something related to these. Third party sites are even known to distribute Filezilla with malware and backdoors. 
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 +Other option is to get version without installer (FileZilla_X.Y.Z_win32.zip) which doesn't contain any unwanted additions. Install manually to C:\PROGRAMS. 
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 +===== Usage after successful junkware free installation =====
  
 FileZilla supports Pageant ([[:en:hpc:software:putty|instructions on PuTTY page]]) so start it in background when making connection. FileZilla supports Pageant ([[:en:hpc:software:putty|instructions on PuTTY page]]) so start it in background when making connection.
 
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