Improving download speed on Linux

This blog is about improving download speeds on Linux using aria and Uget download manager. This is similar to how IDM works on Windows.

Here’s the step by step guide:

  • Install aria2 and uget.
    sudo apt install aria2 uget
  • Open Uget and go to
    Edit -> Settings -> Plug-in
  • Change plugin matching order to aria2+curl. uget window

  • Set max connections and proxy settings (if any) from Category -> Properties -> Default for new download. create profile

You are ready to go. Downloading something!

#uget #aria2 #idm #linux

Written on February 17, 2017