An application used to manage running downloads by the user. E.g. in Ubuntu: wget, uget, kget

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What download managers are available for Ubuntu?

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How to take ownership over an existing Ubuntu Software Center app?

My name is Michael Tunnell and I am one of the project members of the download manager, uGet. uGet has been out of date in Ubuntu for over a YEAR and we are trying to fix that. (You can verify my ...
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Which download manager is capable of 'throttle' and 'pause & resume' a running instance of download from a script

When downloading big files it necessary to pause the download many times. A big file can be downloaded by using wget. First start download, then kill wget, then resume download by wget -c. I want to ...
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Download accelerators for Ubuntu [duplicate]

What are the Download accelerators available for Ubuntu? I like prozilla, but couldn't find a way to install it using apt or software center.
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What GUI are there for Axel or for other such downloaders that use multiple connections?

In order to enjoy my maximum download speed, I use and like Axel very much, but from time to time I download multiple files and having so many windows opened has some disadvantages. I use Axel with ...
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How to make wget faster or multithreading?

I've just upgraded my computer hardware(cpu + motherboard + graphic card + memory + hard disk), so that install a new OS is needed. I tried to download debian-6.0.6-amd64-netinst.iso with wget command ...
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Download manager for chrome in Kubuntu?

How can I integrate kget into google chrome? Alternatively what other good download managers are there for chrome that will work in Kubuntu? thanks
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External download manager for firefox and chrome

Is there an external download manager for ubuntu 12.10 that will easily integrate with chrome and firefox and has pause and resume functionality and other features that kick ass? I loved orbit ...
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What are best command line download managers for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a CLI based download manager with these features: Resuming and pausing List of downloads with status Multi connection downloads (like axel) Speed limit settings A web interface would ...
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Download manager for Ubuntu 12.04 and Google Chrome

I am looking for a download manager which can take over downloads in Google Chrome. I mean it must be integrate with Google Chrome. I could not find a download assistant on Chrome Web Store. So I ...
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How can I get older version of Flareget?

I had just updated FlareGet download manager and it looks like the new version (1.5.12) allows fewer segments per download than the older one, 1.4.9 (4 instead of 8 - while the pro version offers 16). ...
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IDM-Like softwares in ubuntu [duplicate]

Earlier I was using Windows 7. It was having IDM (Internet download Manager) from which I was able to download almost all the types of files from the internet. I was also able to download online ...
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How can I download a video that are in screencast.com?

What Chrome or Firefox plugin can help me to download a video published at screencast.com. Pls, if you know another method to grab the video and the sound, let me know too ;)
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is there download manager like IDM for automatically fetching link address of streaming video? [duplicate]

is there any download manager that can be freely integrated to chromium or firefox, so that it will fetch the remote link url of any audio, video during streaming. I have used steadyflow download ...
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How to download any file from terminal in ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I wander if there is any way to download any type of file (videos , PDF , ..... etc) by typing a terminal command or if there is any free download manager like IDM in windows Using Ubuntu 13.10
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Download Manager, app store

First of all forgive me, as I have very little knowledge about computers. I have two questions: Why doesn't Ubuntu have a download manager installed by default? Why are so many commonly used ...
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Is there a GUI for youtube-dl?

youtube-dl is advanced but it lacks a good GUI. I personally can't use such a program without a GUI. Something similar to YTD downloader will be good. I need it to have a progress bar and other ...
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Multithreaded HTTP Downloader

I am looking for a command line tool that can download multiple urls with multiple threads e.g. wget2 -n 5 http://stackoverflow.com/ http://askubuntu.com/ http://bobo.com/ Where -n = number of ...
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when I run a bash file manually, it works, but crontab can not run it?

This is my sh-file: http://paste.ubuntu.com/5816543/, that I use this to download youtube files in a specific period per day. when I drag the file (y.sh) into the terminal and press return key, it ...
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start uget as superuser(administrator) from launcher icon

i have recently noticed that, to enable the option "Shutdown When Downloads Complete" in uget I have to start it from terminal with sudo uget-gtk Is there a way to always start uget as a ...
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how set aria2 with uget and autostart them with starting system?

I want to setup aria2 plugin and uget app to use downloading with aria2 by uget! and i want to do this autosetup and autostart by startup system. how i can do this? thank you
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Plugins/Extension to Download videos (Similar to IDM) [duplicate]

How can I download videos on youtube and other platforms. Which is the best downloader compared to IDM in windows. How do I configure it and its extension in any browser on linux for example chromium? ...
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Video downloaders need [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.04. The browsers I am using are Firefox and Google Chrome. Now I want to download videos from Youtube. Accordingly I've tried some extensions in Firefox and Chrome. But no luck, ...
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Multiple resumable file download using wget or other command line download tool?

I know about wget -c option to allow resuming resumable download, but can I do multiple resumable download with wget or another command line tool?
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Web client front end download manager

I currently run a headless server (Ubuntu server 12.10) with various applications running on the box accessed via web interfaces (transmission, plex etc). The box sits at a site with a quick and ...
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force 'uget' to download from a particular link

I'm using uget on Ubuntu 13.10, but the problem is that it doesn't download from some links automatically. For example, I want to download a file from http://d-h.st/ONi : When I click the ...
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How can I get Subliminal to work?

How can I get Subliminal to work and then integrate it with a file manager? I have downloaded Subliminal which is a program that downloads movie subtitles.But when I test it at the console with a ...
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Is there software like CrossFTP for cloud file downloading on Ubuntu?

I have CrossFTP on my Ubuntu desktop at home but for some reason, CrossFTP is not installing. Its proprietary software so it requires that I "buy" it from the UbuntuOne store but really its free so it ...
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How to use Steadyflow And uGet in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, and I downloaded Steadyflow and uGet, but I don't know how to use these download managers. Can anyone tell me how to download files using these download managers? I prefer to ...
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How do I uninstall Extreme Download Manager?

How do I uninstall Extreme Download Manager on Ubuntu 12.04? That means also getting rid of the icon that appears in the Application area of Dash as well as all the Java related stuff that was ...
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problem with uget and flareget.

i am using uget(with aria2 integration) as my default download manager, but currently i have some problem with it. i downloaded a file which is 550mb, after download complete it is showing it is ...
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A Free Download Manager for Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I want a free Download Manager (not through crossover or any other software) which has capability to Pause/Resume the Download and which has less chances of crashing the file which is being ...
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downloaded a file without wget using browser can this be resumed it is broken download

I downloaded following file http://sourceforge.net/projects/opsi/postdownload?source=dlp file is 920 Mb approximately, I do not use any download manager it was a direct http download, after having ...
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Issues with download speeds in flareget

I have been using flareget for quite a few months and I'm normally very pleased with it. However, lately, when I try to download big files flareget starts off strong but then the download speed ...
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How to redirect to axel when downloading and converting it via video downloadhelper

How do I redirect my download in axel when I am downloading and converting it via Video Downloadhelper. In my currect setting in firefox, I downloaded Video DownloadHelper and Flashgot plugin. My ...
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Number of downloaded files

I am a free subscriber of Ubuntu One for thunderbird email reader. How can I see the download statistics to my synced files? Thanks a lot
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prozgui not downloading larger files?

downloading larger files using prozgui which is integrated with firefox by flashgot in ubuntu 12.04 gives following error : Not enough storage space or storage media fails to create file i am using ...
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FLareget wont show any file on the list after reboot

I am using flare-get as download manager on my Ubuntu 12.10 OS. I am downloading a large file for a long time. Due to some reason in the middle of download i had to restart my PC. I pause my running ...
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How to enable RPC in aria2c download manager?

I want to enable RPC in aria2c download manager, so that I can pause and resume downloads from command line. When I run aria2c --rpc-listen-port=6800 ...
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remote control a download manager

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, ...
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GUI Download manager needed for Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Download manager for Ubuntu What is the best GUI downlaod manager? I need something that looks like IDM for Windows
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Steadyflow Download Manager

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and I'm new in linux world. I try to download Steadyflow Download manager, but I want like Internet download manager: when I click it should automatically download it. Notice: ...
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Which download manager gives similar functionallity like Internet Download Manager for Windows? [duplicate]

I require a single download manager which has the following functionality: Download acceleration. Firefox integration Download streaming online videos. Download management. Automated system ...
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What options do I have to increase the download speed of files? [closed]

I want to download a 4 GB file which would take approximately 2 hours to finish at its current speed. However, I have a much faster connection capable of downloading it in a couple of minutes at full ...