axel - Lightweight Download Accelerator

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename axel-2.16.1-1.3.x86_64.rpm
Package name axel
Package version 2.16.1
Package release 1.3
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category Productivity/Networking/Other
License GPL-2.0-or-later
Maintainer -
Download size 63.29 KB
Installed size 152.78 KB
Axel tries to accelerate HTTP/FTP downloading process by using multiple
connections for one file. It can use multiple mirrors for a download. Axel has
no dependencies and is lightweight, so it might be useful as a wget clone on
byte-critical systems.


Package Version Architecture Repository
axel-2.16.1-1.3.i586.rpm 2.16.1 i586 openSUSE Oss
axel - - -


Name Value - - - - - - -


Name Value
axel = 2.16.1-1.3
axel(x86-64) = 2.16.1-1.3


Type URL
Binary Package axel-2.16.1-1.3.x86_64.rpm
Source Package axel-2.16.1-1.3.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install axel rpm package:

# zypper install axel




2018-03-10 -
- update to version 2.16.1:
* no noteable changes
2017-11-26 -
- update to 2.16
* Buildsystem fixes and improvements
* Fixed bug that produces empty files with -q/--quiet
* Fixed build with --disable-nls
* Fixed formatting of the version/copyright message
* Header files reorganization
* Spanish translation
* Style fixes
* Updated Portuguese translation
2017-11-11 -
- added more documentation files and license to package
2017-11-11 -
- update to 2.15 (see ChangeLog for release notes and all changes
since 2.4)
- switch to new github url
- run spec-cleaner
- drop all patches
* axel-fix_buffer_overflow.patch
+ upstreamed in 425dd156b76f2377a3e386324c282bdcdac90a40
* axel-getaddrinfo.patch
+ upstreamed in cc1142b8de01e182cbaf4cc8a606c80696d8c0b8
* axel-fix-url-max-length.patch
+ upstreamed in ce40ee76c25a84f386128927fcd0bab4e9751268
* axel-2.4-configure.patch
+ unneeded
2017-04-12 -
- run spec-cleaner
- add axel-fix-url-max-length.patch to accept longer URLs
2011-12-22 -
- Update License to GPL-2.0+
- add axel-2.4-configure.patch to make configure script accept and
ignore --disable-dependency-tracking
2010-10-12 -
- copied from home:bitshuffler to network:utilities
- revamped .spec file
- added patch to fix buffer overflow
- added patch to use getaddrinfo instead of gethostbyname
2009-07-03 - bitshuffler
- Initial RPM

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