uGet is an Open Source download manager application for GNU/Linux developed with GTK+, which also comes packaged as a portable Windows app. uGet uses very few resources while at the same time packs an unparalleled powerful feature set. These features include a Queue, Pause/Resume, Multi-Connection (with adaptive segment management), Mirrors (multi-source), Multi-Protocol, Advanced Categorization, Clipboard Monitor, Batch Downloads, Individualized Category Default Settings, Speed Limiting, Total Active Downloads Control, and so much more!

Changes in this version:

  • Application:
    • Every category has it's data file. (file format is JSON)
    • Program can set priority for each download in global speed limit mode.
    • Auto classifier by file extension, host, and scheme.
    • User can change category order.
    • All data files use JSON format. (not compatiable with uGet 1)
    • Global speed control can affect all plug-ins.
    • Skip existing URLs from clipboard and command-line.
  • GTK+ User interface:
    • New setting dialog.
    • Adjust category selector in main window for touch screen.
    • Remember category selection and paned position.
    • Program can sort all downloads by status.
    • Program can launch custom command when download complete.
    • Remove feature: launching app for specified file types.
    • Don't notify completed if error occurs. It will notify error.
    • Banner can show uGet RSS message.
    • Provide uget-1to2 (or uget-gtk-1to2) to convert setting from old uGet files.
  • curl plug-in:
    • Support multi-thread downloading.
    • Support mirrors.
    • Support aria2 control file format ver 1 (aria2 v1.4.1).
    • It can allocate file by its size before downloading.
    • uGet1's downloaded file can't be resumed by uGet2. It is not compatiable.
  • Aria2 plug-in:
    • Better BitTorrent and metalink support.
    • Support JSON-RPC batch request to improve remote aria2 downloading.
    • Support aria2 "--out" argument to set output filename.
    • Support RPC authorization secret token (Aria2 v1.8.4 new feature)
    • Add "split" option to avoid less connections if user specify mirrors.

Available for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid/14.10 Utopic/14.04 Trusty/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 17.1/17/13/other Ubuntu Derivatives
To install uGet 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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