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[ Source: axel  ]

Package: axel (2.16.1-4)

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light command line download accelerator

Axel tries to accelerate the downloading process by using multiple connections for one file, similar to DownThemAll and other famous programs. It can also use multiple mirrors for one download.

Using Axel, you will get files faster from Internet. So, Axel can speed up a download up to 60% (approximately, according to some tests).

Axel supports HTTP, HTTPS, FTP and FTPS protocols.

Axel tries to be as light as possible, so it might be useful as a wget clone (and other console based programs) on byte-critical systems.

Tags: Implemented in: C, User Interface: Command Line, Network Protocol: protocol::ftp, protocol::http, Role: Program, Scope: Utility, Purpose: use::downloading, works-with::file

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 68.3 kB190.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 67.7 kB182.0 kB [list of files]
armel 68.9 kB181.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 67.7 kB169.0 kB [list of files]
i386 72.4 kB197.0 kB [list of files]
mips 69.9 kB192.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 67.9 kB190.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 70.1 kB192.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 71.9 kB258.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 66.5 kB186.0 kB [list of files]