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Can someone recommend a download manager?

I want an alternative program for IDM ( internet download manager ) on ubuntu ?? or how can I setup idm on ubuntu ??

i want A detailed explanation ,please!

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marked as duplicate by fossfreedom Nov 21 '12 at 22:52

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

There is a better alternative for IDM:… – Naveen Feb 21 '13 at 13:27

uGet seems to be in vogue at the moment.

From the website:


  • Free (as in freedom , also free of charge ) and Open Source.
  • Simple , easy-to-use and lightweight .
  • Support resume download , so if your connction lost you don’t need to start from first .
  • Classify downloads , and every category has independent configuration and queue .
  • Queue download .
  • Integrate with Firefox through Flashgot plugin .
  • Monitoring clipboard .
  • Import downloads from HTML file .
  • Batch download , you can download many files has same arrange , like file_1 file_2 …. file_20 , you don’t need to add all links , just one link and changeable character .
  • Can be used from command line .

uGet Home Screen

You can download it from here

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