How to install JDownloader on Debian

JDownloader is a great tool that can be used to download files from multiple servers at the same time. It is open source and supported on all major platforms and is written in Java. This is convenient when you need to upload several files at once located on different file hosting services. This tool provides you with the ability to pause, stop, or start your download. It allows you to set bandwidth limits and saves you a lot of time by changing the way you download files from the Internet.

In this article, we will explain how to install JDownloader on Debian OS. We used Debian 10 to execute the commands and procedures described in this article.

How to install JDownloader on Debian

First, we will need to download the setup file to install JDownlaoder2. To do this, go to the following link:!LJ9FyK7b!t88t6YBo2Wm_ABkSO7GikxujDF5Hddng9bgDb8fwoJQ

When the link opens, you will see the following page. Press on Download button to start downloading the file. The downloaded file will be saved in your downloads directory.

Click the Save button File button… The downloaded file will be saved in your downloads directory.

Save zip file to disk

Once the download is complete, navigate to the Downloads folder from Terminal on your system. To open Terminal, go to the Actions tab located in the upper left corner of your desktop. Then use the search bar to find the Terminal application. When the terminal icon appears, click it to open it.

Now enter the following command in Terminal to go to the Downloads directory.

$ cd Downloads

Then enter the following command and press Enter to launch the JDownloader installation file:

$ sh

The following installation wizard will appear to begin the installation process. Click Following.

Installation wizard

The next dialog box allows you to view the General Public License. Click following continue.

Accept GPL license

It then allows you to select the target directory where you want to install JDownloader. Browse the directory and click following

Installation directory

Then it allows you to create a desktop icon. If you don’t want to create a desktop icon, uncheck the box and click following

Create Desktop Icon

The installation will now begin and you will see the following window showing the installation process.

Extract files

After the installation is complete, you will see the following window. If you want to launch JDownloader right after installation, save Run JDownloader checkbox checked and click the end to close the master.

Configuration complete

Launch JDownloader

To launch JDownloader, press the superkey on your keyboard. In the search bar that appears, search for JDownloader by typing its keyword. When the result appears, click the JDownloader 2 icon.

JDownloader icon

On startup, you will see the following default view:


Remove JDownloader

If you want to uninstall JDownloader, please go to the folder where it is installed. By default, JDownloader is installed in JD2 in the home folder. So, open Terminal and run the following command to change to JD2 directory.

$ cd jd2

Now, if you view the contents of the JD2 folder using the ls command, you will see the “Remove JDownloader” file. This is the file that we can use to remove JDownloader.

JDownloader Removal

Then run the following command in Terminal to launch the “Remove JDownloader” file.

$ ./Uninstall JDownloader

When you run the above command, the following uninstall wizard will appear. Click following continue.

Removal wizard

Now a dialog box will appear asking if you want to save the settings and link lists. Select the desired option and then click the “Finish” button.

Save settings?

JDownloader will now be completely removed from your system.

That’s all! I hope this is helpful whenever you need to install or uninstall JDownloader from your system.

How to install JDownloader on Debian