axel package in Ubuntu

axel: light command line download accelerator
axel-dbgsym: debug symbols for axel

This package has 1 new bug and 0 open questions.

Package information

Joao Eriberto Mota Filho
Medium Urgency
Latest upload:

*actual publishing details may vary in this distribution, these are just the package defaults.

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Axel tries to accelerate HTTP/FTP downloading process by using multiple connections for one file. It can use multiple mirrors for a download. Axel has no dependencies and is lightweight, so it might be useful as a wget clone on byte-critical systems.

Bug supervisor: yes
Bug tracker: no
Branch: no

Axel 1.1 (1.1) is older than the current packaged version. Launchpad may be missing release information for the 1.x series or this package is linked to the wrong Axel series.

The Disco Dingo (active development)
2.16.1-4 release (universe) 2018-12-16
The Cosmic Cuttlefish (current stable release)
2.16.1-2 release (universe) 2018-08-23
The Bionic Beaver (supported)
2.16.1-1build1 release (universe) 2018-02-08
The Xenial Xerus (supported)
2.5-2 release (universe) 2015-11-07
The Trusty Tahr (supported)
2.4-1 release (universe) 2013-10-18
The Precise Pangolin (supported)
2.4-1 release (universe) 2011-10-13