Helo, welcome to another Linux Ultimate Guide. CrossFTP is another great backup tool for Windows, Mac and Linux. It can be used to backup our data to FTP Server, Amazon S3 and some others. Its a great backup tool for Linux. This tutorial is going to show you how to install CrossFTP on Debian Linux. It also can be installed on Ubuntu. For Windows users, you may read our previous post to backup to Amazon S3 FTP using CrossFTP. For more information about CrossFTP, please visit the official website.
CrossFTP comes with some great features such as:
- Supports various cloud storage: FTP, Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Google Storage
- Multiple site connections support
- Password protect site
- Qucik search feature
- Batch transfer mode
See the CrossFTP installed on Ubuntu below.
If you are handling many file transfer to various cloud storage as above, we highly recommend to try CrossFTP. You will get access to CrossFTP full version for 30 days. And then it will switch to free version after the free trial expire.
Steps to install CrossFTP on Debian and Ubuntu
Step 1. Download CrossFTP Debian package
Step 2. Install the package
You can use gdebi to install the package
sudo gdebi crossftp_1.98.5.deb
In few moments, CrossFTP is ready for you.
Add new FTP Server to CrossFTP
Open CrossFTP and go to Files | Connect.
Select FTP and then Enter the host address, username and password. Click Connect to start the connection. Once connected, you can start uploading and backup your files to the remote FTP Server.