From: Miles (kcolfer at domain iol.ie)
Date: Fri 28 May 1999 - 21:07:45 IST
jplooney at domain compapp.dcu.ie wrote:
> On Fri, May 28, 1999 at 01:41:47PM +0100, Vincent Cunniffe mentioned:
> > Simple syntax, reliable, configurable and powerful. One of it's
> > major features is the resume feature : it'll just start downloading
> > again at the end of the file where the last session left off.
> > During a particularly nasty session during which Tinet disconnected
> > me 3 times, I nonetheless managed to get Netscape 4.6 downloaded
> > and installed without a hitch.
> Try got_it - it'll start a daemon that restarts if the thing dies.
Another one is nohup. Try the following:
nohup wget -t 0 <website> &
This is good for particularly dodgy connections. I once ddid this and
d/led a 20Mb file with 30 dropped connections - damn thing just kept
reconnecting until it got it.
Miles (Kieran Colfer)
kcolfer at domain iol.ie
miles at domain linuxmail.org
"We've all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters
will eventually reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks
the internet, we know this is not true."
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