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Old 09-27-2005, 01:27 AM   #1
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Download Manager for Linux?


Howdy,

Can anyone recommend a download manager for linux (a program that allows pausing, resuming and scheduling of downloads)? Unfortunately, GetRight doesn't come in Linux flavors... Thanks so much for your help.
 
Old 09-27-2005, 01:43 AM   #2
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I am sure you could have googled for this and also find
a good list of zindoze linux equivalent, one of this long list
is on LQ. Anyhow, if you find it post it here, too late, here it is:
http://linuxshop.ru/linuxbegin/win-l...en/table.shtml

In the meantime

d4x, getleft
see also
http://www.krasu.ru/soft/chuchelo/
aria

I have not tried any of these. Let me know which one you found best

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Old 09-27-2005, 01:46 AM   #3
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I believe Linix has already download managers in it.
Gnome - gwget
KDE - Kget
 
Old 09-27-2005, 01:54 AM   #4
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I've used D4X (Downloader 4 X), which is GTK2 based.

You can get it from: http://www.krasu.ru/soft/chuchelo/download.php3

It's fairly stable; crashes sometimes.
 
Old 09-27-2005, 04:38 AM   #5
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If you run KDE, start by trying KGet - you'll probably find it has all the features you need. Certainly it has pipelining and pause/resume (if the server supports resuming - most do), plus a drop-target a la FlashGet/GetRight.

This is just a GUI for the GNU downloader WGet, so I expect the GNOME equivalent has all these functions too.
 
  


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