wmget is a dock app for the Window Maker window manager which makes it more convenient to perform long downloads.
Version: 0.6.0wmget is a dock app for the Window Maker window manager which makes it more convenient to perform long downloads in the background. It uses the excellent libcurl library, part of the cURL automated-download program, to perform file retrieval.
Operating System: Linux
This is useful if, like me, you tend to have dozens of windows open at a time and tend to do a lot of routine downloading. Just copy the link from your browser, middle-click on the wmget dockapp, and the download will start.
No download windows or terminals required, and you can monitor the progress and stop the transfer if desired without opening or raising any windows or even changing desktops.