wget


It’s a command line utility and the best I’ve seen so far. To install it you should issue the following command :

sudo apt-get install wget


Enter Your Password. Wait for the installation to finish.

All you need to do is to obtain the download link and then use this in a terminal to start the download :

wget -c http://manet.eurecom.fr/das.pdf


Bingo! wget downloads the file for you. Works like a charm! More options can be specified that can be viewed by typing :

wget -h


One last thing. Although I’ve not tried it yet. I saw that wget is also available for Windows follow the following link : http://www.gnu.org/software/wget/

Who needs a GUI when command line works best!