Axel tries to accelerate the downloading process by using multiple connections for one file. It can also use multiple mirrors for one download. Axel tries to be as light as possible (25-30k in binary form), so it might be useful as a wget clone on byte-critical systems.

This package provides a QT based graphical front-end as a wrapper around Axel.
Interface: Graphical (Qt), Command Line
Associated Programs
axel light download accelerator - console version
Kaptain universal graphical front-end for command line programs
Python interactive high-level object-oriented language (default version)
xterm X terminal emulator
Available deb Repositories (how-to add a respository)
Debian 32-bit 64-bit
stable 2.4-1 2.4-1
testing 2.4-1 2.4-1
sid 2.4-1 2.4-1
experimental 2.4-1.1 2.4-1.1

Ubuntu 32-bit 64-bit
lucid 2.4-1 2.4-1
precise 2.4-1 2.4-1

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