Uget is a free and open-source GTK+ 3 download manager for Linux and Windows operating systems. Uget download manager comes with many great and useful features. The latest version of Uget version 1.10.4 is now available to install on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr using PPA.
Uget Download Manager Main Features
Downloading through multi-protocol such as HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, BitTorrent* and Metalink*
You are not have to wait for each file to finish downloading. So, you can start the next one. Uget supports adding multiple files in a download queue and it will auto download them simultaneously.
Batch Downloads feature, it allows you to download multiple files using a text file, HTML, ..etc. There’s a Video Tutorial for how to use the “Batch Download Feature down below”.
It allows you to resume download in case you have a problem with your internet connection “it depend on the hosting server if it allows that”.
It supports downloading for private FTP servers which requires a username and passwords.
Scheduling is another useful feature to specify when the download process is allowed.
Command line interface “CLI” lovers can download files using the terminal through Uget.
Fix: uGet unexpectedly exits with large list of urls.
Add and update translation files.
[How To]: Install Uget 1.10.4 on Ubuntu Using PPA
[note]Uget 1.10.4 has been built on the official repository of Uget for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin.[/note]
Download page in sourceforge has been updated with the latest stable version 1.10.4 it includes the source code and RPM and DEB for different Linux distributions such as “Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Fedora, CentOS, ..etc.
I have a problem with downloading through Multi-protocol “e.g. BitTorrent”
Mostly, users can’t download through BitTorrent protocol and to solve this issue you need to install “aria2” package from Here.
DEB packages is available for Ubuntu based Linux distributions such as “Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, ..etc” and RPM packages for Linux distributions such as “Fedora, CentOS, Mageia, ..etc”.
After installing the aria2 package you have to activate “aria2” plugin from the settings window for Uget “Edit –> Settings”.