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Feb 1, 2009

Download Managers for Linux

      It is one of the problem to the Linux use to search and find for there favorite Download manager like Internet download manager, Download Accessory Plus and much more... for Linux. But there are not developed for Linux. But the are many popular Download managers are there for Linux there are also perform like as your favorite Download manager. Some of there are given below.

1.Sun Download Manager:
      It is my favorite Download manager. It is developed by the Sun and it is run on the base of Java Runtime. We can download it from http://www.sun.com/download/

Available formates:
It is available in two formates.
  1. RPM pack format (For Redhat based users).
  2. zip format (For all type of Linux base users like Redhat and Debian base).
      I recommendation that zip format is best for all type of Linux users. We can Just simply unzip the pack and click sdm.sh file for execute in terminal base or click sdm.jar file for execute in java base or follow the following command on terminal.

mahesh@mahesh-desktop:~$ cd [Path of where the pack is unziped]
mahesh@mahesh-desktop:~/Downloads/sdm$ java -jar sdm.jar
Using Java look & feel
Configuration file created.

Requirements:
      Java Runtime is required for execute it

Features:
  • Download multiple files.
  • Pass single or multiple downloads.
  • Resume single or multiple download.
  • Verify the downloaded file.
  • maximum number of retries.
  • maintain log file and that size.
  • Dialogs display info about status of transfers - progress, size, speed and remaining time.
2.DownThemAll Add-on for the Mozilla Firefox:
      It is one
of my favorite Download manger. It is one of the recommended and
popular addon to the Mozilla Firefox. We can download it for http://www.downthemall.net/ and add it to browser by dragging it to Tools--> add-ons--> Extensions.

Features:
  • Download multiple files.
  • Pass single or multiple downloads.
  • Resume single or multiple download.
  • Dialogs display info about status of transfers - progress, size, speed and remaining time.
3.Kget Download manager:
      It is one of the
popular download manager for the KDE desktop users. it is the part of
KDE 4 network module. For more detains see the information of the KDE 4
Network module and KDE 4 Network.

Features:
  • Download multiple files.
  • Pass single or multiple downloads.
  • Resume single or multiple download.
  • maximum number of retries.
  • Dialogs display info about status of transfers - progress, size, speed and remaining time.
4.Gwget Download Manager:
      It is one of the download manager and it is one of the project on gnomeproject. it is only run on the Gnome distope tool no for the KDE desk top users. it is Just download from the.

Features:
  • Download multiple files.
  • Pass single or multiple downloads.
  • Resume single or multiple download.
  • Dialogs display info about status of transfers - progress, size, speed and remaining time.