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Package: axel (2.5-2)

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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 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
alpha (unofficial port) 52.8 kB151.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 51.0 kB138.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 48.6 kB134.0 kB [list of files]
armel 52.1 kB137.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 51.2 kB125.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 54.3 kB142.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 54.6 kB141.0 kB [list of files]
i386 54.3 kB141.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 50.9 kB138.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 53.1 kB137.0 kB [list of files]
mips 53.3 kB144.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 53.7 kB148.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 52.9 kB157.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 50.2 kB158.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 50.7 kB142.0 kB [list of files]