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Old 09-29-2007, 10:54 AM   #1
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How do I resume interrupted download ?

Apparently, there was no space left on the device.

I was downloading from distrowatch. com

If I use ftp or something like that, rather than clicking on the download link, is it possible to resume the download ?

Old 09-29-2007, 11:01 AM   #2
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I ues d4x to manage my downloads - it supports HTTP and FTP protocols and can pause and resume downloads.
Old 09-29-2007, 11:41 AM   #3
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You'd need a download manager if you wanted to resume an interrupted download. If you weren't using one of those, you'll have to start over I'm afraid.
Old 09-29-2007, 11:43 AM   #4
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from the command line you could use wget -c URL
see man page for wget for more info.
Old 09-30-2007, 01:17 AM   #5
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Yes, " wget -c " is probably a good option, as long as you can be sure the file hasn't changed (it just counts how many bytes are already written to your disk, and picks up where the original download left off.
Old 09-30-2007, 03:29 AM   #6
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Try installing the program 'kget'. It resumes downloads and it has a nice interface.
Old 09-30-2007, 11:28 AM   #7
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Okay, thanks very much. wget -c works.


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