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Old 08-28-2008, 02:55 AM   #1
rastacre
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Bash Download Manager (using wget) and progress bar


Hi All,

I'm wrote a download manager script in bash using wget (my 1st bash script ever...).

The script works and does what it is supposed to do, so now I'm working on the UI (if we can call it this way).

So I'm stuck now trying to figure out a way to disable the wget output (connection info etc) but still be able to see a progress bar.

so this is what the output looks like while downloading:


Code:
--09:30:42--  hxxp://xxx.xxx/DSCF0599.JPG
           => `/home/rastacre/Downloads/DSCF0599.JPG'
Resolving xxx.xxx... xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx.
Connecting to xxx.xxx|xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 1,614,820 (1.5M) [image/jpeg]

19% [======>                              ] 614,424      173.62K/s    ETA 00:14

and here's what I would like to see:

Code:
19% [======>                              ] 614,424      173.62K/s    ETA 00:14
or something similar anyway...

Any ideas?

thanks in advance
 
Old 08-29-2008, 01:33 PM   #2
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Try the -nv option.
 
  


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