How To Install uGet 2 Beta (uGet 1.99.3) On Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Fedora 20, Arch Linux And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, uGet is an open-source download manager for the Linux and Unix platforms, being an old player of the game, recently celebrating the software’s 11th birthday.

While the stable version is uGet 1.x, the developers have been working hard at uGet 2, for now, only uGet 2 Beta being available.

The latest uGet 2 Beta (uGet 1.99.3) comes with support for multi-thread downloading and mirrors, support for the aria2 command-line download manager, got enhanced BitTorrent and metalink support, received a split option to avoid less connections if the user specifies the mirrors, it got support for aria2 –out for setting the output filename, a new setting dialog has been added and a new feature for sorting the downloads by status has been added.

Also worth mentioning, the user is capable of setting the priority for each download and can launch custom commands when a download has been completed.

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In this article I will show you how to install uGet 2 Beta (uGet 1.99.3) on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Fedora 20, Arch Linux and Manjaro and derivative systems.

Because it is not available via any repository or PPA, we have to download the deb/rpm package and install it by hand. Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install uGet 2 Beta (uGet 1.99.3) on Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget "sourceforge.net/projects/urlget/files/uget (developing)/1.99.3/uget_1.99.3-0ubuntu0~trusty_i386.deb"
$ sudo gdebi uget_1.99.3-0ubuntu0~trusty_i386.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget "sourceforge.net/projects/urlget/files/uget (developing)/1.99.3/uget_1.99.3-0ubuntu0~trusty_amd64.deb"
$ sudo gdebi uget_1.99.3-0ubuntu0~trusty_amd64.deb

How to install uGet 2 Beta (uGet 1.99.3) on Ubuntu 12.04 and derivative systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget "sourceforge.net/projects/urlget/files/uget (developing)/1.99.3/uget_1.99.3-0ubuntu0~precise_i386.deb"
$ sudo gdebi uget_1.99.3-0ubuntu0~precise_i386.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget "sourceforge.net/projects/urlget/files/uget (developing)/1.99.3/uget_1.99.3-0ubuntu0~precise_amd64.deb"
$ sudo gdebi uget_1.99.3-0ubuntu0~precise_amd64.deb

Optional, to remove uget 2 beta, from either Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 or derivative systems, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove uget

How to install uGet 2 Beta (uGet 1.99.3) on Fedora 20 systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget "sourceforge.net/projects/urlget/files/uget (developing)/1.99.3/uget-1.99.3-0.fc20.src.rpm"
$ sudo yum install uget-1.99.3-0.fc20.src.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget "sourceforge.net/projects/urlget/files/uget (developing)/1.99.3/uget-1.99.3-0.fc20.x86_64.rpm"
$ sudo yum install uget-1.99.3-0.fc20.x86_64.rpm

Optional, to remove uget 2 beta, from Fedora 20 systems, do:

$ sudo yum remove uget

How to install uGet 2 Beta (uGet 1.99.3) on Arch Linux and Manjaro systems:

$ sudo pacman -S yaourt
$ sudo yaourt -Syua uget2-beta

Optional, to remove uget 2 beta, from Arch Linux and Manjaro, do:

$ sudo pacman -Rs uget2-beta

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