HOW TO INSTALL FLAREGET DOWNLOAD MANAGER IN UBUNTU 16.04 – A BEST LINUX DOWNLOAD MANAGER FOR UBUNTU
In this article we are going to learn How to install Flareget download manager in Ubuntu 16.04. Flareget is a open source linux download manager for ubuntu used to download files from internet. This application is developed using C++ programming language and it needs some dependencies before you install this application on system i.e. Your system should be installed with QT libraries 4.8.1 or above and G libc 2.13 or above. It’s and nice light weight and user friendly application comes with various features shown below :
- Flareget download manager is a cross platform application comes for major operating systems i.e. Linux, Windows, MacOS.
- Supports in all kind of Linux desktop environments i.e. Unity, Gnome, Cinnamon, KDE.
- You can schedule to download files as per your need.
- Flareget linux download manager supports almost all languages.
- This application automatically gets your download links from clipboard. You dont need to copy it manually.
- Start, Stop and Resume downloads as you want.
- Supports multiple protocols for download i.e. FTP, HTTP, HTTPS…etc..
- Set the Limit for simultaneous downloads.
- Automatically categorizes downloaded files as per it’s file formats.
- Limit download speed.
For more information and features of Flareget download manager visit the official website Here!
Follow the below steps to install Flareget download manager in Ubuntu 16.04 – Best Linux download manager for ubuntu
Before start the installation of Flareget download manager (linux download manager for ubuntu) we have to download the package from official website. Use the below command to download the same.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ wget https://flareget.com/downloads/files/flareget/debs/amd64/flareget_4.5-102_amd64.deb --2017-11-19 04:28:15-- https://flareget.com/downloads/files/flareget/debs/amd64/flareget_4.5-102_amd64.deb Resolving flareget.com (flareget.com)... 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 2400:cb00:2048:1::681c:360, ... Connecting to flareget.com (flareget.com)|22.214.171.124|:443... connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK Length: unspecified [application/x-debian-package] Saving to: ‘flareget_4.5-102_amd64.deb’ flareget_4.5-102_amd64.deb [ <=> ] 1.07M 557KB/s in 2.0s 2017-11-19 04:28:18 (557 KB/s) - ‘flareget_4.5-102_amd64.deb’ saved 
I have downloaded the .deb package of Flareget. Refer the output below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ ls -l flareget_4.5-102_amd64.deb -rw-rw-r-- 1 elinuxbook elinuxbook 1126242 Jun 22 04:25 flareget_4.5-102_amd64.deb
Now let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [102 kB] Hit:3 http://ppa.launchpad.net/alexx2000/doublecmd/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:1 http://screenshots.getdeb.net xenial-getdeb InRelease Hit:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Hit:6 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease Fetched 102 kB in 1s (60.7 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done
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After update the packages & repositories let’s go ahead and install the Flareget download manager package using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -i flareget_4.5-102_amd64.deb # Install Flareget Package (Linux download manager for ubuntu) Selecting previously unselected package flareget. (Reading database ... 212077 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack flareget_4.5-102_amd64.deb ... Unpacking flareget (4.5-102) ... Setting up flareget (4.5-102) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
As you can see above we have successfully installed the Flareget download manager package. To confirm the same refer the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l flareget # Confirm the installed Package Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad) ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-====================================-=======================-=======================-============================================================================= ii flareget 4.5-102 amd64 Multi-threaded download accelerator and manager
Now to open the application just type the command flareget on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ flareget # Open the Flareget application
After open the flareget download manager (linux download manager for ubuntu) application for first time the below screen will come in front of you. Here Select your preferred Web browser to integrate the application with the browser. By doing this you will get some more convenient features to download content from internet.
Found the below snapshot of Flareget application :
Flareget application version :
You can also open the Flareget download manager application graphically using Search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.
To uninstall the application use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r flareget # Uninstall the Flareget download manager application (Reading database ... 212100 files and directories currently installed.) Removing flareget (4.5-102) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ...
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