Install / Uninstall uGet 2.0.10 On Ubuntu 17.04 / LinuxMint

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In this Tutorial, I will show you how to install the Latest version of uGet 2.0.10 On Ubuntu 17.04 / 16.04 LTS and LinuxMint 18.x


uGet team released a new version 2.0.10, It is an open source and famous download manager for Linux, It is easy to use and it automatically integrates with Browser Firefox and Chrome.

It is based on GTKWith this download manager uget we can pause, stop and start the downloads.

uGet Features:


  • Downloads queue
  • Resume downloads
  • batch downloads
  • Multi connection
  • Clipboard Monitor 
  • Folder Auto creation
  • FTP Login & Anonymus FTP
  • Download Categories
  • Multilanguage support
  • Download History

What's New in this version?


  • User can use sorting in any category and status.
  • curl plug-in: It can use ftruncate() to create large file.
  • Fix: uGet doesn't close File Descriptor when saving config file.
  • add translation files.


Installation steps

Step 1: Add the Official Repository from uGet Team
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:plushuang-tw/uget-stable
Step 2: Update the Repo
sudo apt-get update
Step 3: Install uGet 2.0.10
sudo apt-get install uget

Uninstall uGet

sudo apt-get purge uget
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