In this article, we are going to learn How to install XDM Download Manager (Xtreme Download Manager) in Ubuntu. XDM download manager is an open-source application used to download data from the internet. It’s an alternative to IDM (Internet Download Manager). The benefit of this application is it boosts the downloading speed as compared to any other downloading application. XDM download manager was written in Java programming language and released under GNU GPLv3 License. XDM download manager is a nice lightweight application that comes with various features mentioned below :
- XDM is a cross-platform application available for major operating systems i.e. Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS.
- Supports almost all major web-related protocols i.e. HTTP, HTTPS, FTP…etc…for downloading.
- Schedule download.
- XDM download manager (Xtreme download manager) also supports proxy-based settings. for example, If you are working on a proxy-based internet environment then you can set your proxy server, port, and proxy authentication details to make the application download on your environment.
- Set setting to shut down the system automatically post downloading.
- It happens sometimes when downloading get halts due to some issue like network/internet disconnection. In that case, XDM download manager pauses the downloading and will resume the download after recover the internet connection.
- Capable to download videos from online video sharing websites like youtube. You will get a download button of XDM above the video to download the same.
- Supports almost all web browsers.
- Automatically scan’s the downloaded files for viruses before saving them on the system.
You can download the latest version of XDM Download Manager package from the official website Here!
Follow the below steps to install XDM Download Manager (Xtreme download manager) in Ubuntu:
Before starting the installation we have to install the official PPA repository for XDM download manager as it’s not a part of default repository of Ubuntu. So to install the PPA repository use the below command.
[email protected]:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps # Install PPA Repository [sudo] password for itsmarttricks: This PPA Contains Applications for Ubuntu/Linux Mint from different sources but debianized by http://www.NoobsLab.com More info: https://launchpad.net/~noobslab/+archive/ubuntu/apps Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpdvng7ru6/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpdvng7ru6/pubring.gpg' created gpg: requesting key F59EAE4D from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com gpg: /tmp/tmpdvng7ru6/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created gpg: key F59EAE4D: public key "Launchpad PPA for NoobsLab" imported gpg: no ultimately trusted keys found gpg: Total number processed: 1 gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1) OK
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After installing the PPA repository let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu using the below command to take effect.
[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease Hit:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/alessandro-strada/ppa/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:3 http://ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/apps/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Hit:6 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease Reading package lists... Done
Now let’s go ahead and install the XDM download manager (xtreme download manager) package using below command.
[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install xdman-downloader # Install XDM Package Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following NEW packages will be installed: xdman-downloader 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 231 not upgraded. Need to get 63.6 MB of archives. After this operation, 257 MB of additional disk space will be used. Get:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/apps/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 xdman-downloader all 6.0~xenial~Noobslab.com [63.6 MB] Fetched 63.6 MB in 3min 24s (312 kB/s) Selecting previously unselected package xdman-downloader. (Reading database ... 208508 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../xdman-downloader_6.0~xenial~Noobslab.com_all.deb ... Unpacking xdman-downloader (6.0~xenial~Noobslab.com) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ... Setting up xdman-downloader (6.0~xenial~Noobslab.com) ... keep visit on www.NoobsLab.com
As you can see above we have successfully installed the XDM download manager package. To confirm the same refer the below command.
[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -l xdman-downloader # Confirm the installed Package Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad) ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-====================================-=======================-=======================-============================================================================= ii xdman-downloader 6.0~xenial~Noobslab.com all Powerful download accelerator and video downloader based on Java
Now to open the application just type the command xdman on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
[email protected]:~$ xdman
You can also open the XDM application using search your computer box.
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How To Uninstall Xdm Download Manager (Xtreme Download Manager) On Ubuntu?
To uninstall the Xdm Download Manager (Xtreme Download Manager) use the below command.
[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -r xdman-downloader # Open the XDM application (Reading database ... 210060 files and directories currently installed.) Removing xdman-downloader (6.0~xenial~Noobslab.com) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
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