Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, uGet is an open-source download manager, running on Linux. It integrates easily with Mozilla Firefox, it has support for queue and resume downloads and ability to download via terminal.
The latest version available is uGet 2.0, which has been released a while ago, coming with the below changes:
- provide JSON-RPC over TCP
- match category by filename if URI doesn’t match.
- reduce start-up time.
- Add some items to tray icon menu.
- category list in dialog use the same width in main window.
- Fix: command-line argument “–category-index” doesn’t work.
In this article I will show you how to install uGet 2.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing uGet 2.0 on Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the uget and aria2 packages. Like this:
$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:plushuang-tw/uget-stable
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install uget aria2
Optional, to remove uget and aria2 , do:
$ sudo apt-get remove uget aria2