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Jan 202010

Parallel downloader in Linux


wget is perhaps the most popular downloader (command) in Linux, but it cannot establish more than 1 connection to the server for max. speed.

Axel is a lightweight download accelerator for Linux that solve the problem.

To install under Ubuntu:

# sudo apt-get install axel

To download a file by using 10 connections

# axel -n 10

That's very cool!

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