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There is a gallery in the format:


How can I download them all using wget?

How can I make it wait 2 seconds between downloads?

i'm using bash ver 3.2.

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FYI, URLs use forward slashes (http://domain/), never backslashes. –  grawity Sep 29 '11 at 11:42

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In bash:

for ((i=1; i<=500; i++)); do wget http://DOMAIN/file`printf "%04d" $i`.jpg; done

If you want to wait 2 seconds between downloads, add a sleep 2; before the done

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Use ranges with {..}.

$ wget http://example.com/file{0001..0543}.jpg

The above answer works with zsh and bash version 4 and above. See the answer posted by @w00t if you're using an older version of bash (bash -version to check).

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That doesn't keep the starting 0s –  w00t Sep 29 '11 at 9:58
Cool, didn't know that. Now for the long wait until all bashes are v4 :-) –  w00t Sep 29 '11 at 11:58

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