How to Install Persepolis on Debian 11 Bullseye

Persepolis is a download manager and GUI for ARIA 2 written in Python. It can be used on any operating system that supports Python, including Linux/BSDs, macOS & Microsoft Windows! While Debian users may be familiar with similar software such as the uGet download manager, the Persepolis download manager is a great lightweight alternative that is actively developed.

The following tutorial will teach you how to install the Persepolis download manager on Debian 11 Bullseye using the APT repository method.

Update Debian

Before you begin, update your system to ensure all existing packages are up to date.

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

Install Persepolis Download Manager

By default, Debian features Persepolis in its repository, so run the following to install the download manager.

sudo apt install persepolis -y

How to Launch Persepolis Download Manager

Launching can be done in a few ways now that you have the software installed.

In your terminal, use the following command.

persepolis

For desktop users, the following path to open the application would better suit, along with right-clicking and adding to your bar for quick access.

Activities > Show Applications > Persepolis Download Manager

Example:

When downloading files, right-click and copy the URL into your clipboard, then click the + button that will auto-fill from your clipboard, where you can proceed to add the download to the manager.

Example:

How to Install Persepolis on Debian 11 Bullseye

Then you should see the download commence in your download manager window.

Example:

How to Install Persepolis on Debian 11 Bullseye

How to Update/Upgrade Persepolis Download Manager

The software should update by itself with your system packages for desktop users using the APT package manager. For users who want to check manually, use the following command in your terminal.

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

How to Remove (Uninstall) Persepolis Download Manager

Persepolis, when installed, adds quite a few dependencies, so ideally, using the autoremove command is best to keep your system clean and not bloated.

sudo apt autoremove persepolis -y

Comments and Conclusion

If you are looking for a great lightweight download manager that is actively developed, Persepolis is the software for you! It can be used on any operating system that supports Python, including Linux/BSDs, macOS & Microsoft Windows.



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