Monday, March 28, 2016

Add Internet Download Manager to Firefox & Flashgot



Using Wine (without Playonlinux)

  1. Wine 1.7.4.x at least is needed

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
sudo apt-get update



     2. Install or update Wine.

     3. Install IDM (tested 1.7)

     4. To add to Flashgot - open about:config in Firefox address bar and search for "wine". Now Toggle the value of Flashgot.useWine to true.

After restarting Firefox, the downloader will appear integrated to Flashgot.


Using Playonlinux

1. Install a non-listed program.

2. Be sure you use the latest Wine.

3. After installing IDM, follow first part of step 4 from above (about:config in Firefox set  Flashgot.useWine to true).

4. Add to Flashgot with the name IDMan 

5. link to executable /usr/share/playonlinux/playonlinux

6.  add --run IDMan %F /d [URL] under 'Command line arguments template.

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