Hey guys I am new to linux and I want to know that which downloader is better for utilizing the full download bandwidth ??

  • I doubt either of them can do anything about the download speed your browser doesn't do already. – David Foerster Sep 15 '14 at 19:06
  • @DavidFoerster Most web browsers do not, at least without installing a download acceleration extension, automatically perform multiple downloads for the same file (either from different servers or the same server) simultaneously. – Eliah Kagan Sep 16 '14 at 9:42
  • @EliahKagan: You're right. I totally forgot that, because I didn't have to use multi-segment downloads in years despite a fast internet connection. – David Foerster Sep 17 '14 at 10:49
  • @AvishekSaha If you still want an(other) answer to this, or otherwise want it reopened, I recommend you edit it to be more specific about your needs and also to ask something like "What are the considerations in deciding..." Such a phrase doesn't automatically make a question sufficiently objective to be suitable, but it might help indicate you're looking for substantial answers that rely on facts and serve to help you make the decision for yourself. (If that's what you're looking for.) I would consider voting to reopen this question if it were edited, and I suspect others might too. – Eliah Kagan Sep 17 '14 at 11:14

Aria2 is better than Axel and also with Aria2 you can combine Aria2 with uGet and get a very nice GUI for Aria2.

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    The developer of apt-fast agrees with you. Apt-fast used to use the axel program in Ubuntu 2012, but now it uses aria2. – karel Sep 16 '14 at 5:36

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