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Old 09-02-2006, 11:54 AM   #1
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LXer: Linux/UNIX: Double your download speed with download accelerator

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It is true that wget is ultimate command line downloader. But when it comes to download acceleration wget fails to deliver the download speed. Linux and UNIX oses can use Axel and prozilla programs. These programs opens more than one HTTP/FTP connection per download and each connection transfer its own, separate, part of the file. It may sound weird, but it works very well in practice. For example, some FTP sites limit the speed of each connection; therefore opening more than one connection at a time multiplies the allowable bandwidth.

Old 09-28-2006, 07:44 AM   #2
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Can you use an option like -i on wget ?

I use this option to input a text file containing URLs (-i=FILE.TXT) so I can get wget to grab a load of files one after the other.

Would Prozilla or Axel be able to do the same as wget is really annoying me with its slow downloads now


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