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Install uGet Download Manager 2.0.1 in Ubuntu 15.10/15.04



This tutorial shows you how to install the latest uGet download manager in Ubuntu 15.10/15.04 and keep it up-to-date using its official PPA.

uGet is an open-source, lightweight, and full-featured download manager for Linux, Windows, and Android. It allows you to download in multiple parallel streams for download acceleration, put files in a Download Queue, Pause & Resume downloads, Advanced Category Management, Browser Integration, Clipboard Monitoring, Batch Downloads, localized into 23 Languages, and many more features.

The most recent uGet 2.0.1 was released a few hours ago with following changes:

  • curl plug-in:
    • create new download file if file size is not the same.
    • use common user & password by default.
    • response error if post or cookie file not found.
    • don’t create aria2 control file if download file create failed.
    • if error occurred while allocating disk space, delete created download file.
    • count downloaded size after splitting download. (avoid progress > 100%)
  • avoid crash if user doesn’t specify argument value.
  • When creating folder failed, check folder exists before returning error.
  • When uGet get SIGTERM, it will save settings and call sync() for Linux.
  • check and fix settings after loading Setting.json

How to Install / Upgrade uGet in Ubuntu:

1. Add uGet PPA repository

Open terminal from the Dash, Launcher, or by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard. When it opens, run below command to add its PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:plushuang-tw/uget-stable


2. Then install or upgrade uGet.

Don’t have a previous version installed? Just launch Ubuntu Software Center, search for and install the package uget after running below command to refresh system cache:

sudo apt-get update

To upgrade uGet, you can always launch Software Updater, and install available updates after checking for updates:


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