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Package: axel (2.7-1)

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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) 54.6 kB155.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 52.5 kB142.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 50.5 kB142.0 kB [list of files]
armel 53.9 kB145.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 53.0 kB133.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 56.3 kB146.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 56.3 kB145.0 kB [list of files]
i386 56.0 kB145.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 52.9 kB142.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 55.5 kB145.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 51.9 kB145.0 kB [list of files]
mips 55.2 kB152.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 52.8 kB149.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 55.5 kB152.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 54.7 kB161.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 55.0 kB161.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 53.0 kB162.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 52.1 kB162.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 52.5 kB146.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 58.1 kB141.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 51.6 kB148.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 53.1 kB141.0 kB [list of files]