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Top 4 Linux download managers

Aug 16, 2014, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Zwetsloot)

Download managers seem to be old news these days, but there are still some excellent uses for them. We compare the top four of them on Linux.


Advertised as lightweight and full- featured like a majority of other Linux apps, uGet can handle multi- threaded streams, includes filters and can integrate with an undefined selection of web browsers. It’s been around for over ten years now, starting out as UrlGet, and can also run on Windows.

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