Install JDownloader in Ubuntu 14.04/13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/12/other Ubuntu derivatives

JDownloader is free download manager written in Java and it's cross-platform. Its developer community is very huge and trying to make it as easy and fast as possible. It allows user to start, stop or pause downloads, set bandwith limitations, auto-extract archives and much more. It offers to create a list of files and download them all at the same time. It's an easy-to-extend framework that can save hours of valuable time every day!
JDownloader allows quick, efficient and the automatic downloading of files and split files from one-click hosting sites such as RapidShare etc.. JDownloader supports the use of premium accounts with captcha. Certain parts of JDownloader are open source, but other parts are closed-source. It has Flashgot and HJSplit integration.




  • Cross-Platform. (Linux, Microsoft Windows, Mac, etc.); runs on Java 1.5 or higher
  • 24-hour support
  • Download several files in parallel
  • Download with multiple connections
  • Can automatically solve some CAPTCHAs with its own OCR module (JAntiCaptcha)
  • Automatic extractor (including password list search) (RAR archives)
  • Decrypt RSDF, CCF and DLC Container files
  • About 300 decrypt plugins for many services. For example,, UCMS, WordPress, and RLSLog.
  • Supports about 110 one-click hosters
  • Can automatically acquire a new IP address to save waiting time (1400 routers supported)
  • Web update
  • Integrated package manager for additional modules (e.g., Web interface, Shutdown)
  • Theme support
  • Multilingual

First of all Install OpenJDK in Ubuntu/Linux Mint/other Ubuntu derivatives with this command:

Downlaod FlashGot plugin for firefox

To install JDownloader from PPA in Ubuntu 15.10/14.10/14.04/12.04/Linux Mint 17/13 open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

Alternate method: To install JDownloader in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
That's it
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