Flareget is a nice download manager and accelerator that offers many interesting features for total control over your downloads via a slick and user-friendly interface. With Flareget, you can pause, resume, schedule, and limit downloads.

Flareget can be integrated smoothly with some popular web browsers such as Firefox, Google Chrome/Chromium, Opera, and Konqueror. For full and detailed features, go here. The PPA below is available for the following Ubuntu/Linux Mint distros:

  • Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/11.10
  • Linux Mint 14/13/12
   Flareget Installation

First, you need to uninstall any previous version of Flareget with this command:

sudo apt-get remove flareget

Then install Flareget (V1.2-3 beta) in Ubuntu/Linux Mint (32-bit), enter these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/flareget-i386 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install flareget

For 64-bit systems, install the application with these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/flareget-amd64 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install flareget

You can start Flareget from Unity Dash:

Or from Terminal with this command:

This is a beta version and bugs maybe encountered while running Flareget, you can report them here.

   Flareget Removal

In case you want to remove Flareget from your system, enter these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:upubuntu-com/flareget-i386
sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:upubuntu-com/flareget-amd64

sudo apt-get remove flareget 
sudo apt-get update