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Old 05-29-2015, 01:58 PM   #1
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Suggest a Download Manager

Hi guys !
I need a good download manager for my Ubuntu 14.04 pc.For small downloads Mozilla's doing good.But for downloading big files like movies,I need a better option.So please suggest me a real good download manager like IDM in win****.But of course a free one.
Thanks in advance.....
Old 05-29-2015, 03:19 PM   #2
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Odd; this just came up in another thread. Check this out here:
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Old 05-29-2015, 06:06 PM   #3
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You don't need a download "manager".

Firefox is quite capable of downloading several movies (GByte each) simultaneously - without any special addons.
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Old 05-29-2015, 06:14 PM   #4
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wget with the -c option to continue if you have to interupt the download, see the man page.
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Old 05-30-2015, 04:11 AM   #5
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Yes I second that, once you have the url/uri, wget -c works well.
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aria2 is a good command line downloader. It supports http, ftp, torrent, metalink. It even has rpc interface.


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