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Old 10-06-2012, 09:59 AM   #1
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using wget for parallel downloading

I have this idea of donloading a file using multiple wget (one for each piece)
I am using tiny core which is a light weight distro and I find wget reliable as well as ubiquitous.
Say we know that file is of exactly 100Mbytes.
I will wget first to download first upto 10M bytes.
Tell another wget to get (10M+1)th byte till 20M.
So on ..
for 10 processes.
Is that possible ?

If we do not have control over the length then say we have to kill first wget when part1 file exceeds 10M.
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Try with curl
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Which type of file is it?
Is it a text file?

If you want to download in parts because download is broken after sometimes, you can resume download using
wget -c
If you want to use curl... see this.


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