Steadyflow is the best native download manager available for Ubuntu. Steadyflow is simple yet productive download manager which will fulfill your basic downloading needs. Steadyflow doesn’t support Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, it only supports Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal and Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot. So, if you are using Ubuntu 10.04 than you should consider DownThemAll Firefox addon.
Steadyflow have very good Unity Integration and has a ability to run a command when download is finished. Also, Steadyflow have ability when download is finished it will automatically open file or folder depending upon your choice. Some advanced features include password authentication for FTP,SFTP and SMB etc.
Download and Installation
You can download and install SteadyFlow with following commands
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sikon/steadyflow sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install steadyflow
SteadyFlow can be easily integrated with Firefox and Chrome.
For Firefox – install FlashGot addon
For Chrome – install Chromeflow extension