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Old 11-24-2006, 08:51 AM   #1
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How to download in linux?

I am having trouble downloading in linux(redhat).
Its like its downloading uptill 40 to 60 percent and its terminating...
Please anyone help me out....
I am using rapidshare links to download....
Old 11-24-2006, 08:54 AM   #2
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Better use the Mirros on
or torrents.
Old 11-24-2006, 11:33 PM   #3
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like i didnt understand.
Old 11-25-2006, 04:04 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by wolverine_raveged
like i didnt understand.
I'm pretty sure He's saying instead of using Rapidshare, use official Redhat Mirrors....

What version of Redhat are you trying? You may want to try Fedora Core 6, Fedora is basically Redhat, and 6 is the most recent release. Only thing that sucks, is FC doesn't have a live mode(ie, you can run it from the DVD, before installing, check your hardware, etc.)

So if its your first Linux Install, You may want to try a version with a Live version, just to see what you think...

Some popular ones, Ubuntu and PCLinuxOS are pretty good..

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I thought the OP meant they were using Red Hat currently and had problems downloading things, not that they wanted to download Red Hat.
Old 11-25-2006, 07:27 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Nylex
I thought the OP meant they were using Red Hat currently and had problems downloading things, not that they wanted to download Red Hat.
That was my understanding as well.

It could be the ISP itself causing the problem. Some of them throttle you back or even terminate your connection during large downloads to conserve bandwidth. That sucks, but I've seen it with many users on various crappy ISPs.

Does this problem happen when you download from places other than Rapidshare? If not, it may be their problem, not yours.

Also, you could try using wget instead of your browser.
Old 11-27-2006, 10:15 PM   #7
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HElp me!!!!!

PLease can you give me good software(like internet download acclerator for windows) for downloading in linux(redhat) (for using rapid share links.
Old 12-09-2006, 07:59 AM   #8
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Please send The Rapidshared Links, of Fedora 6.

Thanks in Advance
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Do not download linux distros from Rapidshare or other sharing systems unless you are prepared to check the MD5sums of the downloads - they could be (maliciously) corrupted.
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