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Old 02-03-2004, 11:20 AM   #1
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how to download in the bash shell


how do you download from a site while running the bash shell? can you do http or only ftp?
 
Old 02-03-2004, 11:24 AM   #2
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Try 'man wget'. Just use the entire URL of the file you want to download and wget will download it for. It can even resume downloads if the server supports it. And it supports both http and ftp.
 
Old 02-03-2004, 11:25 AM   #3
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use 'wget'


wget http://www.yoursite.com/files/fileiwant.doc
wget ftp://user@ftp.idsoftware.com/pub/quake2/*.tar.gz

that will download whatever you request into the current directory
 
Old 02-03-2004, 11:26 AM   #4
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wget can be used (from within a script), there are probably other possibilities, but this came to mind first.

See man wget for details

Hope this helps.
 
Old 02-03-2004, 11:28 AM   #5
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thanks guys, it worked
 
Old 02-03-2004, 11:32 AM   #6
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Mirror an entire site with it if you wish.

wget -m <site url>
 
  


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