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Download managers on Windows are one of the most things that are missed for every newcomer to the Linux world, programs like Internet Download Manager & Free Download Manager are very wanted, too bad they are not available under Linux or Unix-like systems. But fortunately, there are many alternative download managers under the Linux desktop.

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To install the most latest stable version of Xtreme Download Manager on Ubuntu or on other Linux distributions, download the XDM Linux installer tar file, extract it and run the installer script to install it.

Persepolis is a free, open-source, and cross-platform download manager and a GUI for aria2 (a command-line download manager). It is written in Python language and developed for GNU/Linux Distributions, BSDs, macOS, and Microsoft Windows.

KGet is a functional and user-friendly file download manager for Linux with support for FTP and HTTP(S) protocols, pausing and resuming of downloading files, Metalink support which includes multiple URLs for downloads, and more.

Motrix is an open-source full-featured, clean, and easy-to-use download manager that comes with the support for downloading files over HTTP, FTP, BitTorrent, Magnet, etc with up to 10 concurrent download tasks.

These are some of the best download managers available for Linux. Have you tried any one of them before? How did it go with you? Do you know any other download managers that should be added to this list? Share your comments with us.

Allavsoft is a great download manager for Mac and Windows. It can batch downloading music, videos, subtitles from 1000+ website. It also helps to download to any video or audio format.

Right-click in any blank area of a Firefox window, and go to FlashGot Options. On this list will be all the supported download managers that FlashGot has detected are installed on your system. Choose KGet from the list, and it becomes your default download manager.

For any download that springs an open/save dialogue, like the one below, FlashGot will include an option on that dialogue box that allows you to perform the download with KGet (or any other download manager).

Finally, there are also several other functions of FlashGot (including downloading all the links on a single page) that you can use to perform downloads with KGet, or any other external download manager of your choice. I won't go through them all here, you can read more on the FlashGot site.

Pressing the grey/green "Display the progress of ongoing downloads" arrow, just next to the search engine box in the head (right hand/top) of the browser (my Firefox version is 25.0.1), "Show All Downloads" menu was displayed.

had the same problem (Kubuntu 14.04, download-folder are opened with audacious). Ultimative solution explained here: -firefox-use-dolphin-for-open-containing-folder/In my case: I had to remove audacious and gwenview from the list and it worked (opens with my default file-manager dolphin)

The solution presented in other answers here and here involving refreshing the setting for file manager also works, but you need the GUI setting for that, and it also may be temporary, as the culprit may take over after programs installations or updates (see link below).

This is a problem that also appeared for me in more recent Ubuntu versions and ubuntu-based systems, and also in other Linux systems like Manjaro. It also appears in the same way in other browsers like Chrome and even other programs (like uGet, a downloader that also has the option "open containing folder"). The problem may appear also in more severe forms, where the default file manager is not replaced by other file manager, but by a different program (text editor, multimedia player).

The best solution is to create or edit /.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list: edit the line that starts with inode/directory= and add the name of the file manager that you use if it is not there already; if that is already there but another program is listed there first, put the file manager first (if you need the other program(s) to open folders).

Windows and Mac boast of many premium download managers, including the Internet Download Manager, Download Accelerator Plus, and many others. Some apps offer cross-platform support on open-source platforms such as Linux and BSD, while others are exclusive for closed-source OSes.

But did you know that there are several open-source download managers for Linux currently in the market? As a Linux user, you must check out the following download managers that help extend the open-source ethic of Linux and rival premium alternatives in terms of efficiency and related features.

Xtreme Download Manager (XDM) is a leading open-source download management tool available within the Linux ecosystem. The download manager is quite similar to the Internet Download Manager (IDM) as it claims to boost your download speeds on Linux systems by nearly 500 percent.

FireDM boosts your download speeds by pooling in your hardware and server resources. This open-source download manager is programmed in Python using the libcurl multi-protocol transfer library and the youtube-dl library.

FireDM offers an impeccable log and concurrent download queue management. Users can enjoy cross-platform support with FireDM. It also has a set of nifty UI theme customization options for pleasing the toughest of users.

Persepolis is yet another cross-platform alternative that will impress users on GNU/Linux, BSD, and other OSes. It is not a standalone download manager but rather a GUI for aria2, the multi-source command line-based download management utility.

Persepolis is written in Python, just like its counterpart, FireDM. It delivers an excellent download queuing and scheduling solution. Additionally, you can rely on it for multi-segment downloads from Dailymotion, YouTube, and Vimeo.

KGet fashions itself as a versatile, open-source download manager that helps users download and manage files from HTTP and FTP sources. The application disperses a user-centric interface, thereby, allowing users to control and catalog their downloads.

Users can download from multiple sources and pause/resume downloads at will. The advanced metalink support provided by KGet lets you download from various URLs at once. The app goes far to obtain the checksum and other relevant details to facilitate this service.

KGet is one of the few open-source download managers in the market that include torrent download management. The application readily integrates with the KDE desktop environment and the Konqueror browser.

FlareGet is a free download manager available on Debian, Arch, and RPM-based systems. The application is written in C++ with the Qt framework and relies on segmentation algorithms to boost the download speed. FlareGet integrates with a wide array of browsers, including Edge and Safari.

The download manager helps you categorize your downloads by file type. FlareGet has an intelligent resume and source URL recovery feature that allows users to resume downloads even after a power failure or when the browser shuts off unexpectedly.

Motrix is an end-to-end download manager, as it helps users manage FTP/HTTP downloads, torrent downloads, and magnet URL downloads via one single platform. Rest assured, with this app, you can manage up to 10 simultaneous downloads.

Unlike the other options listed above, DownThemAll is a browser plugin that helps users boost downloads without installing a full-fledged, dedicated download application. The extension supports multiple browsers and is available on Windows, Linux, macOS, and BSD.

DownThemAll brings crafty features to the table. These features include auto-grabbing streaming audio and video and multi-source downloads while managing and maintaining custom speed ranges to prevent bottlenecking.

  • This tutorial explains how to install Persepolis on 18.04 and integrate it into both Firefox and Chromium/Chrome (Iridium) browsers. This involves two steps: first, installing Persepolis from a new repository (PPA) and second, installing an add-on into your browser. Finally, you will have a fast and easy to use download manager integrated to your favorite browser!Subscribe to UbuntuBuzz Telegram Channel to get article updates directly.Read also Ubuntu 18.04 Review, the download links, and the installation guide. Persepolis FeaturesPersepolis Download Manager (PDM) is an advanced yet user-friendly download manager with interface similar to IDM that is free software. The features of the latest version 3.0.1 (available for 18.04) are these:Integration to Firefox and Chrome/Chromium/Iridium

  • Very user-friendly user interface

  • Using aria2 as back-end downloader

  • Split (accelerate) up to 16x

  • Support multiple languages (more translators needed!)

  • Download YouTube videos with GUI (using youtube-dl as back-end)

  • Scheduling

  • Proxy and authentication

  • Written in Python and Qt

  • 1. Add Repository and Install PersepolisRun these two command lines on Terminal one by one:$ sudo add-apt-repository --yes ppa:persepolis/ppa$ sudo apt-get install --yes persepolisThe process should looks like these: Adding new repo Installing the program Then if you see Setting up messages many times until "Setting up persepolis" as the last one, it means the installation finished. Now run Persepolis from your menu:Persepolis downloading a video with 1MiB/s speedNote: it needs to download around 50MiB of data on Ubuntu (GNOME) or less on Kubuntu (KDE). 2. Integration to FirefoxIf you use Mozilla Firefox, or Abrowser, or GNU IceCat, follow these points.Go to

  • Find there Persepolis Download Manager Integration by Jafar Akhondali

  • Press Add to Firefox button

  • Press Install button when appears

  • The red circle 'Persepolis' logo appears on your toolbar

  • Persepolis now integrated!

  • Downloading MP4 video from Archive.org3. Integration to Chrome (Iridium) If you use Chrome, or Chromium, or Iridium browser, then follow these points.Go to the url chrome://extensions/

  • Click the Get more extensions link there

  • Find Persepolis Download Manager Integration Integration by Jafar Akhondali

  • Press ADD TO CHROME button

  • Press Add extension when appears

  • The red circle 'Persepolis' logo appears on your toolbar

  • Persepolis now integrated!

Right-click on any link > Download with Persepolis > let Persepolis download it.Downloading ebook from Archive.org4. Using Video FinderNow Persepolis supports YouTube downloading thanks to youtube-dl program as the back-end. You find the menu from the Video logo on toolbar or Video Finder from main menu. Copy and paste your YouTube URL into it and press Fetch Media List button and finally press Download Now. You can also select a format between 3GP, MP4, and WEBM available in each video fetched.Downloading a video from YouTubeThis article is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.


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