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Install Megatools Client on Ubuntu

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nstall Megatools on Ubuntu: Megatools is an online “Cloud Service“. The Megatools allows you to store files such as Images, Videos, Audios and Documents on their website. You can keep the files secured in Megatools. Megatools allows us to share files with key protection & without key protection to the other users. Downloading files from the Megatools using the browser will take too much time for large size files. Here in this article, we added information about install and using the megatools client for downloading the files and documents from the Mega.nz website.

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How to Install Megatools client on Ubuntu PC?

The Megatools is available as the APT package and so you can use the below command to install megatools client on your system.

  • Open the terminal
  • Copy the below command and execute it on the terminal
$sudo apt install megatools
Megatools Installation
Megatools Installation
  • The installation process will take few seconds to complete.

Once it got completed, follow the below instructions to use the megatools client to download files from the official Mega.nz website.

How to Use Megatools Client:

Here you will know how to use the megatools client to download files from the mega.nz website.

You can find the complete manual of the command megatools by using the below command,

$man megatools
MEGATOOLS(7)                   Megatools Manual                  MEGATOOLS(7)

NAME
       megatools - Mega.nz command line tools

SYNOPSIS
       megadf [--free|--total|--used] [--mb|--gb|-h]
       megals [-e] [-h] [--header] [-l] [-R] [-n] [<remotepaths>...]
       megaput [--no-progress] [--path <remotepath>] <paths>...
       megamkdir <remotepaths>...
       megamkdir /Contacts/<contactemail>
       megaget [--no-progress] [--path <path>] <remotepaths>...
       megaget --path - <remotefile>
       megarm <remotepaths>...
       megarm /Contacts/<contactemail>
       megadl [--no-progress] [--path <path>] <links>...
       megadl --path - <filelink>
       megareg [--scripted] --register --email <email> --name <realname> --password <password>
       megareg [--scripted] --verify <state> <link>

Download Files from Mega.nz:

From the list of options mentioned above, you need to use the option megadl to downloading the files from mega.nz.

  • Open the terminal
  • Copy the below command
$megadl 'https://mega.nz/#!VI5xTYgB!NJu7swGxLrkbmkrxdQpaPUtev2Ojq4BKpmue5nFeFvU'
  • Paste the command in the terminal and execute it.
  • The option megadl will downloading the file from the link “https://mega.nz/#!VI5xTYgB!NJu7swGxLrkbmkrxdQpaPUtev2Ojq4BKpmue5nFeFvU”
  • You can find the downloaded file in the Downloads folder.
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Download files using megadl option
Download files using megadl option

This is how you can use megatools client to download the files and documents from the mega.nz website.

How to Remove/Uninstall Megatools:

You can easily remove the megatools client from your Ubuntu system. You need to follow the instructions mentioned below.

  • Open the terminal
  • Copy the command
$sudo apt remove megatools
  • Paste the command and exectute it to remove the megatools client from your Ubuntu system.
Remove Megatools from Ubuntu PC
Remove Megatools from Ubuntu PC

The uninstallation process will take a few seconds to complete.

Verdict:

That’s it. Megatools is a client to download files from the Mega.nz website. If you have any queries related to this article and then feel to comment below or you can ask a question on our forum.

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