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Is there anyway to use http authentication with axel downloader?

I don't want to use another solution such as aria2c because they don't support more than 16 concurrent connections.

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You can set it in header by using -H option.

Example:

axel -a -n 4 -H 'Authorization: Basic [hashstring]' URL

Where [hashstring] is base64 encoded string from string "username:password".

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