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Old 05-25-2003, 09:36 AM   #1
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Download managers ???


Could any1 recomend a download manager for linux ?

just looking for the average program that will allow resumable downloads, even after a re-boot / disconnecting internet.

thanX
 
Old 05-25-2003, 09:37 AM   #2
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wget beats everything hands down.
 
Old 05-25-2003, 12:47 PM   #3
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I like Getleft. It does what Its suppose to do , resume downloads. Looks ugly, but it works. And its dependancies are really small, only curl is needed. And thats an easy download.

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Old 05-25-2003, 01:13 PM   #4
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KGet?
 
Old 05-25-2003, 03:23 PM   #5
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I like wget
 
Old 05-25-2003, 04:23 PM   #6
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I require following features:


o resume support
o split downloads in several parts
o mirrors support (get the different parts from different mirrors)


AFAIK wget doesn't support that unfortunately. Imagine a 600 MB download ... if you could use the mirror stuff it would be perfect. Up till I find a download manager that supports that I have to do the downloads using FlashGet on my windows box :-(

I've tried wget 1.8.2 BTW (from Debian SID).
 
Old 05-25-2003, 04:38 PM   #7
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BitTorrent?
 
Old 05-25-2003, 05:00 PM   #8
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proz splits and resumes. It allegedly has (errr... HAD) the ability to check for mirrors, but that hasn't worked since Lycos changed their ftp-search site.
 
Old 05-25-2003, 07:49 PM   #9
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Luckily I have redhat 9.0 that has a built in download manager. Works great. You guys should try it out. I tried bittorrent and didn't like it. Way too slow.
 
  


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