Flashget in Ubuntu

Apr 14, 2011   //   by Yue Yu   //   Blogs, Linux  //  No Comments

Ubuntu user can download the deb package from this link

http://bbs.flashget.com/download/flashget-1.0.3-0_en.noarch.deb

In order to integrate it into the famous Firefox add-on Flashgot, you should do the following

1. Open up a terminal window and execute:

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gconftool-2 -s /desktop/gnome/url-handlers/flashget/command ‘/usr/bin/flashget %s’ –type String
gconftool-2 -s /desktop/gnome/url-handlers/flashget/enabled –type Boolean true
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2. Open Firefox and type about:config in address bar,then click “I’ll be careful,I promise!”

Right-click on blank area -> New ->Boolean -> network.protocol-handler.external.flashget -> true
Right-click on blank area again -> New -> String -> network.protocol-handler.app.flashget -> /usr/bin/flashget

3. Run this command:

sudo echo -e ‘#”!'”/bin/sh””\n””/usr/share/flashget/flashget “‘$'”1” >/usr/bin/flashget

Then, you can restart Firefox and go to Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions -> FlashGot Preferences to add flashget.

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