Is It Possible To Install IDM In Linux?

IDM( Internet Download Manager) is the most powerful and popular Download Helper in Windows operating system. I used it myself in Windows 8 and found very efficient as compared to other available download helper like FDM(Free Download Manager). So, Today I am going to install IDM in Linux (Ubuntu 13.04) and give it a try whether it is working or not. So, Let’s get started quickly. The method is same like I show you in my previous post on How To Install Windows Software In Linux.

How To Install IDM (Internet Download Manager) In Linux [Ubuntu 13.04]


  • PlayOnLinux/Wine tool to install Windows software in Linux.
  • IDM software ( You can download free Version of IDM from there official website).

How To Install PlayOnLinux/Wine Tool See Here.

After Installing Wine Tool/ PlayOnLinux in your Linux system. Download IDM latest Version From Their Official Website:

Simply Right Click On the IDM Setup Icon Select open with Wine Windows Program Loader you get the following window in your system. Click Next Button To Proceed.

Install IDM in Linux

Don’t change the default Location of installation as it may cause problem.

idm for Linux

Click Next To Continue.

idm linux ubuntu 13.04

Installation Complete.

internet Download Manager for Linux

Click Add URL To Download and Press OK Button.

internet Download Manager for Linux


You can Install IDM in Linux But I found difficulty in downloading Using it. Actually the problem is that it can not grab the Downloading Path successfully. So I prefer other Alternative to IDM in Linux (Ubuntu 13.04) like Wget, Kget and Uget which also perform good. Share your  experience in comment box that are you successfully  able to install IDM in Linux and also does the download actually start?

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