How to install Motrix Download Manager on Ubuntu

Motrix is a free and open source download manager for Linux, Windows and MacOS. It is released under MIT License. It supports HTTP, FTP, BitTorrent, Magnet and Baidu Net Disk download protocals. You can download upto 10 concurrent files, limit the download speed and mock the user agent. It comes with clean UI and dark mode support. You can delete downloaded files when you delete the download list. It is build with Aria2, Electron and Vue + VueX + Element.

Install Motrix Download Manager on Ubuntu:

It is available as a portable appimage format and deb package file for Ubuntu.

Install Motrix via AppImage:

Download Motrix Download Manager AppImage package on your system from the below Motrix download link.

Download Motrix:

After that right click on the downloaded .AppImage file and select Properties.Then go to the Permissions tab and check the Allow executing files as program option. Then Open your terminal and type the below command in the terminal and hit enter to navigate Downloads folder.

cd Downloads

Here my default download location is “Downloads” folder. you can change the download location in above command according to yours.

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Then type the below command and press the enter key. Then type your Ubuntu password.

sudo ./Motrix-1.4.1-x86_64.AppImage

Note: Here the downloaded file is “Motrix-1.4.1-x86_64.AppImage” . you can change the file name in above command according to yours.

Then click Yes to integrate Motrix with your system. Then click the show applications in the Ubuntu Gnome dock and type Motrix in the search box and click Motrix to open it.

Install Motrix via deb:

Download the Motrix Download Manager .deb file from the below download link.

Download Motrix Download Manager:

Open your Terminal (ctrl+Atl+T) and run the below to navigate to Downloads folder.

cd Downloads

Note:Here my default download location is Downloads folder.

Then run the below command in terminal.

sudo dpkg -i Motrix_1.4.1_amd64.deb

Note: here the downloaded file name is “Motrix_1.4.1_amd64.deb” .you can change above commands based on your download location and downloaded file name.

Then run the below command.

sudo apt-get install -f
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