How to Install uGet Download Manager on Ubuntu 22.04

uGet is a free, lightweight and open-source download manager for Linux users that speeds up the download process. It’s a perfect utility for those who want to download large files on their system. It can easily download multiple files at a time and gives you the option to queue them for faster downloading.

In this tutorial, you will be able to learn the way to install uGet on Ubuntu 22.04.

How to Install uGet on Ubuntu 22.04

The installation of uGet on Ubuntu becomes pretty simple, thanks to the official Ubuntu repository that adds the uGet repository into the list that enables the Ubuntu user to install the latest version of the application.

The below-given will assist you in the installation of uGet on Ubuntu 22.04:

Step 1: Update Packages

Initially, you will require to update packages on your system through following command:

$ sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

Step 2: Install uGet

Once the packages update completed, you can install uGet from Ubuntu’s official repository using the following command:

$ sudo apt install uget

Enter “Y” to begin the process:

After successfully installing uGet on Ubuntu 22.04, you can open the application from command-line using “uget” or you can open it from the Ubuntu’s application search as shown below:

Removing uGet from Ubuntu 22.04

In case, if you no longer want to use uGet on Ubuntu 22.04 because of any reason, you can easily remove this application from your system through following command:

$ sudo apt remove --autoremove uget


uGet is a lightweight download manager used for downloading files on different platforms such as PCs and mobile devices. It is easy to install this download manager on the Ubuntu 22.04 system. After successful installation, you can download files on your system at a much faster rate as compared to downloading them from the browser’s download manager.

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