Install Persepolis Download Manager on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS


In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Persepolis download manager on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy JellyFish or 20.04 Fossa fossa to manage our downloads.

Persepolis is another open source download manager for Linux like Ubuntu and Debian. It was developed using the Python language and a graphical interface for aria2. Apart from Linux and BSD operating systems, it is also available for macOS and Windows operating systems.

Here are some essential Persepolis features:

Multi-segment download
Graphical user interface for aria2
Schedule downloads
Download Queue
Find and download videos from Youtube, Vimeo, DailyMotion, …

How To Install Persepolis on Ubuntu 22.04 | 20.04 LTS

The steps given here will apply to other Ubuntu-based operating systems such as Linux Mint, POP! _OS, Elementary OS, Zorin, etc. Official site of this tool.

1. Add Persepolis PPA Repository

Ubuntu users can install Persepolis using the official system repository, however, the download manager version provided by it is not the latest. Therefore, we will add the PPA repository offered by the developers of Persepolis to install the current and latest version of this software.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:persepolis/ppa

2. Update Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Next, update your system using the APT package manager. This will refresh the APT cache to ensure that the system gets the latest version of available packages.

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

3. Install Persepolis on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Finally, like any other software installation process on Debian-based Linux using the APT package manager, also install Persepolis.

sudo apt install persepolis

To check the version after completing the installation process:

persepolis --v

4. Launch Download Manager

We can run the installed program in two ways: one is using the command terminal and the other is through the system application launcher.

From the terminal, type:

persepolis &

Via the application launcher

Go to the launcher and search for this application, once its icon appears, click to run it.

5. How to update your download manager

The best thing is that we used the PPA repository, so by running the system update command we can also install the latest version of this software:

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

6. Uninstall or remove Persepolis

Well, if you don’t like this open source download manager, you’re always free to remove it completely, whenever you want.

sudo apt remove persepolis

To remove the PPA repository:

sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:persepolis/ppa

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