Uget 2.0.6 (Download Manager) Is Now Available For All The Supported Ubuntu Systems Via PPA

As you may know, uGet is an open-source, lightweight download manager, running on Linux, having good integration with Mozilla Firefox.

Main features:

  • Downloads Queue
  • Resume Downloads
  • Advanced Download Categories
  • Clipboard Monitor
  • Batch Downloads
  • Multi-Protocol
  • Multi-Connection
  • FTP Login & Anonymous FTP
  • Scheduler
  • Quiet Mode
  • Robust Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Computer Shutdown After Completion

The latest version available is uGet 2.0.6, which has been recently released, coming with changes:

  • curl plug-in: fix a bug that downloaded file may be incomplete in some case.
  • curl plug-in: improve downloaded segment handler.
  • curl plug-in: set min split size to 10 MiB.
  • curl plug-in: adjust speed when plug-in add/remove segments in speed limit mode.
  • curl plug-in: avoid showing “99:99:99” in “elapsed” when downloading start.
  • aria2 plug-in: fix a memory leak.
  • Fix: Program stop running download when user set “Runnable” to it.
  • Revert uri deocder to 2.0.4, this may fix incorrect encoding on some chracters.

Installation instructions:

Up to date packages are available via some third party PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus, Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.x, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya and other Ubuntu derivative systems is a piece of cake.

Just add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the mumble and uget packages:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:plushuang-tw/uget-stable
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install uget

Optional, to remove uget, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove uget

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