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Old 11-07-2002, 04:49 AM   #1
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Question Anyone know a good Linux Download Manager?

Hi guys, I'm looking for a program like Getright (for Windows)... one with a GUI. Do you know of any?

Old 11-07-2002, 04:57 AM   #2
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Theres d4X (downloader for X) (should be a link to it's homepage there) that's GUI and there a quite few others, but this is often the most talked about and used, or if you wanna go console theres always the trusty 'wget'

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try nt or ProzGUI ( prozilla gui version).
Both of them are fast and stable, have quite a lot of functionality, can resume broken download, lookup for mirrors for parallel downloads etc
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Thanks guys
Old 11-07-2002, 05:11 AM   #5
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Yeh i'm currently using ProzGui too cause i personally haven't got D4X installed hehe (couldn't be bothered sorting out dependecies) but ProzGUi installed great and easy so your best bet is to try that first....

No worries...

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Originally posted by manaskb
try nt or ProzGUI ( prozilla gui version).
I thought nt was D4X? Certainly when I install D4X the executable I have to run is called nt...
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I am using prozgui as well but I am not quite happy for the following reason:
I am at the uni accomodation right now and I am using a wireless connection which is very unstable.
I noticed that when i download mp3s and i get disconnected, mp3s are not downloaded correctly. Sometimes I can hear "scratches" when i playback the mp3.
It does not happen when for example I download the same file using just the firefox browser...
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wget is a nice simple console based one (and very old & mature), and can do lots more than just download pausing.
Old 04-01-2008, 11:16 AM   #9
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Or even gwget ...
Old 04-01-2008, 12:50 PM   #10
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There's also cURL.
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use mcurl

You can follow the instructions at my blog article

Aman Jain

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Old 04-28-2008, 08:20 PM   #12
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I currently use the firefox plugin DownthemAll! and it works perfectly, it accelerates the download by splitting the file in 4 parts or more. A very well done program, excellent.

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Old 07-24-2008, 02:29 AM   #13
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'Downloader for X' seems to be the best choice.

other popular download manager
Old 12-10-2009, 10:51 AM   #14
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Hi All,

Trying out "download them all" , thanks for the replies
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Originally Posted by danny0085 View Post
For me the best manager is Jdownloader. Download from rapidshare and megaupload (even recognize CAPTCHA)
Tucan Manager is is by far better than JD for sites like rapidshare, etc, etc, and it's 100% free/open.


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