HTTrack is a perfect website downloader for users of Windows and Linux. This software allows to download a full website to your hard drive, this includes all HTML pages, image files, and other file formats.

The downloaded websites can be accessed later in offline mode using your web browser, active Internet connection is not required to access these HTML pages.

HTTrack has many options, such as configuring proxy and filter settings, adjusting download time, turning off your computer automatically after completing the download process, etc.

In this guide, we will see how to install HTTrack on Ubuntu 10.04/10.10. You can use HTTrack via the terminal or a web browser.

HTTrack Installation

Launch the terminal and issue this command:

sudo apt-get install webhttrack

For the GUI version, issue also this command:

sudo apt-get install httrack

HTTrack Use

1. To start HTTrack, open Applications > Internet > Webhttrack Website Copier, or simply open this URL:


2. In the welcome page, select the desired language from the drop-down menu, then click Next.

3. Give a name for your project, add a new category related to the website you are going to download (Technology, Linux, Literature, etc.), enter the path where you want to download the website, then hit Next.

4. Select the action you want to perform from the Action drop-down menu. To download a website, leave the default option (Download web site(s)). Click now the Add a URL button.

5. In the pop-up window, insert the URL of the website you want to download, submit login and password details in case the website is protected, then hit OK.

6. You can also insert URLs directly in the given box, type each URL in a single line. When done, click Next.

7. Click now Start to begin the download process.

That's it.