Most of the computer geeks are familiar with the Internet Download Manager tool. Although it is one of the best among download managers; being a soldier of open source software, I decided to share pyIDM as an alternative for anyone who is passionate about computer programming.
How to install the requirements for running pyIDM on your machine
git clone https://github.com/pyIDM/pyIDM.git
cd pyIDMCreate a fresh virtual environment inside the directory by making use of a Python executable which is of version 3.6 or higher.
virtualenv -p /usr/local/bin/python3.7 envThen activate the virtual environment and install all the dependencies of the project by making use of the commands shown below.
source env/bin/activateOnce you have managed to install the entire packages successfully, you can easily run the program with the help of the command shown below.
pip install certifi PySimpleGui pyperclip plyer youtube_dl pycurl
python pyIDMThe following should prompt.
There are many themes offered by pyIDM which you can choose from. Just go under Setting and see for yourself.