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I am pretty much a newbie, but I have set up an old pc to run Ubuntu as a file and print server in the home. So far everything is working great, but I want to be able to download files to the server, and control the download manager from another computer. Right now I just use wget in the terminal.

Is there a good program that does this remotely from a web interface or do I need to figure out how to access my terminal from another computer and continue to use wget? And if so, are there good instructions on how to set that up?

thanks!

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Aria2 is a terminal app but it has a webgui that you can use...if you can put your install of the webgui online then you could use that or if you are just working of a LAN then it could work that way too...though either way you will need to ssh or something into the computer to use these things.

There is not a simple solution right now but Aria2 does allow remote control through RPC. - http://aria2.sourceforge.net/

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