How to Install OchDownload Accelerator on Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04

Hello Linux Geeksters.

In this article I will show you how to install ochDownload Accelerator on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.

ochDownloader is a download accelerator, running on Linux and Windows.


  • Monitors clipboard for download links
  • Supports drag and drop in the download list
  • Automatically tries to reconnect when download fails
  • Supports slot limitations and speed restrictions
  • Can automatically shutdown the PC when the downloading process is complete

If you don’t want to compile it from sources, you can install it from the GetDeb repository:

Add the repo:

$ wget
$ sudo dpkg -i getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb

Update the local repos:

$ sudo apt-get update

Install ochDownloader:

$ sudo apt-get install ochdownloader

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