axel source package in Quantal

axel: light download accelerator - console version
axel-dbg: light download accelerator - debugging symbols
axel-kapt: light download accelerator - graphical front-end

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axel information

Current version:
Low Urgency

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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.

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File Size MD5 Checksum
axel_2.4.orig.tar.gz 49.5 KiB a2a762fce0c96781965c8f9786a3d09d
axel_2.4-1.diff.gz 6.8 KiB 738b28361cace5f6d54edb514473c19a
axel_2.4-1.dsc 1.4 KiB 437d29b38ce85ce3d5cb0fbd57dce9da

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