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There is this abandoned blog witch can disappear any moment, and I want to make a browsable copy this site. The saved pages should contain correct on-page links, liked images and other files like pdf-s. It's a simple site, without any subdomains.

I tried wget bug with no luck, the links are not pointing to correct saved pages.

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sounds like you want a site-ripper. I've never tried one, but check out some of these techsupportalert.com/… – Frank Thomas Dec 4 '12 at 20:38
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$ wget -k -p -r http://chubig.net/ ./

works perfectly fine for me. -k converts links (done at the end of the download), -p gets all images, CSS files etc. and -r downloads recursively (but stays on this domain).

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Is there a way to tell wget to rate limit? I would be weary of doing this if the site had a lot of content (like a forum). – Nathan Adams Dec 4 '12 at 21:06
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$ wget --help | grep rate. IOW, yes. – Claudius Dec 4 '12 at 21:08
    
Thanks, works as expected. I don't know about the PDF-s though, I can't try now. – EdgarPE Dec 5 '12 at 7:33
    
If they are linked to from the website and are in the same domain, they will also be downloaded. -p is only necessary as, strictly speaking, CSS files and images are included rather than linked to, i.e. you use <img src= etc. to refer to them rather than <a href=, hence the ‘special’ treatment. – Claudius Dec 5 '12 at 13:15

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