P2P-like downloads with Multiget

“To start up Multiget go to the Internet sub-menu of the
Applications menu and you will find the Multiget entry. Open that
and the main window will start up (see Figure 1). The first step in
downloading a file should be fairly obvious – you hit the the
New Task button (denoted by the “+” symbol). Simple.

“When you hit the New Task button a new window will appear that
asks for certain information. At least in the Linux release of
Multiget, you might find a portion of this window that might stump
you. As you can see (in Figure 2) in the Basic Info section you
have four bits of information to add. The MAIN URL section is
obvious – you copy and paste a URl into the this section. But
wait a minute – you will find, if copying your URL from your
default web browser, that as soon as you right-click a URL, and
select Copy Link Location that URL will appear in the MAIN URL
section and then automatically moved down to the Mirrors section.
This is actually the only means of getting an address into the
Mirrors section.”

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