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Mass grabing part of HTML source code using shell scripts

From this page, a radio show http://www.ellinofreneianet.gr/sounds.php?s=0&p=10&o=l I want to download all the recorded shows. They are all this type of pages ...
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2answers
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How to get URL of a file in an HTTP GET request?

There's a web server that I access regularly by making an HTTP GET request like so: http://www.example.com/index.php?file=12&hd=0 It returns an OK response with a content type of video/x-flv and ...
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2answers
76 views

file downloaded via firefox and curl have different size

When I download a file from this link by Firefox its size is 74580 B, But when I download it by curl with exactly all of header was sent by Firefox its size is 79891 B (I copied all header from ...
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2answers
350 views

How do Pause-able downloads work?

I use Internet Download Manager (IDM) for downloading data, and I have noticed that in it's download progress window, it shows whether or not a download is pause-able (resume-able). Typically, ...
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0answers
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Fast HTTP downloads freeze frequently

I've been having a problem recently when it comes to downloading files with fast speeds (of any size) using HTTP. The problem is mostly happening on a specific file-hosting site that I bought a ...
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0answers
134 views

cURL wont download for me?

OS X 10.8.3, from a terminal I am executing: $ curl -OCv http://<URL>/<file>.dmg I get (for 2 seconds) % Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time Time Time Current ...
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274 views

How would I go about hiding my country for HTTP browsing?

There's a filesharing site I used to use a lot which started blocking US IP addresses. I'm wondering what the best way is of continuing to download from there. I've explored a number of options. ...
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4answers
3k views

How to download large files on problematic wifi connections?

I'm working out of a hotel with somewhat poor internet. I need to download a large 5 gig file. It looks like the estimate is about a day. I'm sure this will probably have 2 issues, the connection ...
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1answer
451 views

Download from http server all directories,files and subdirectories and so on

I want to download from remote http server all files directories,files and so on. I found some solutions to ftp server,but doesn't work to http. Until now no luck with wget -r or -m. It download all ...
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1answer
181 views

How do I find out what HTTP headers are being used to download a file without access to the web server?

If I do not have access to the web server configuration files, how would I know what HTTP headers are being used to download files? I am talking about files that are downloaded by the browser, not ...
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1answer
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Downloading only images using curl or wget?

UPDATED: I've found using this Bash script fixes the problem of having GIF files with a .jpg extension. I'm attempting to download images from a forum who's url uses the following format: ...
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2answers
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How to download all HTML pages in a website [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I download an entire website? If there is a website www.xxx.com, there are many static pages with same name under different paths. Is there any way to ...
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1answer
3k views

Is downloading multiple files faster than downloading one file at a time?

Sometimes there's a need to download multiple files from somewhere. The protocol I'm specifically interested in is HTTP, however this question is also relevant to FTP or any other non-P2P protocol for ...
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2answers
2k views

Downloading files greater than 2gb via http doesn't work

I am raring up files and downloading them via HTTP from my webserver. Most of the files have been below 2GB but now it seems the ones that are round 2GB and higher aren't working. When I download ...
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2answers
246 views

HTTP downloads stall/hang after 1-5MB

I'm having a very strange problem with the shared network at the flat I've just moved into. It occurs on my Windows desktop and my Macbook, and it occurs on both the wifi and the ethernet. Basically ...
2
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1answer
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How to limit my Windows network transfer rate?

Downloading a 2 MB file in my LAN using HTTP is going to fast, and I need to slow it down so I can debug one app I'm developing. Is there any way to do this?
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3answers
852 views

Bare bones HTTP server for linux with resumable file downloads

I have a Windows user I want to share a large file with, they have Firefox with I understand supports resumable HTTP file downloads, and I have Ubuntu Linux, but limited disk space and such, so I ...
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Is it possible to get corrupted download with http?

For a long time I have assumed that it is not really possible to download a corrupted file via http as long as it's not corrupted on the server and the implementation of http protocol is correct, ...
2
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1answer
307 views

video file download issue

On some web sites, I can use either the web page embedded Flash player or use the web page embedded Windows Media Player to play the remote video. However there is no download link. Are there any ...
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1answer
168 views

Can my server “download” files?

I want my web server to fetch a file from another HTTP server. So that I do not need to download the file myself and upload it to my server. Is this possible?
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3answers
7k views

For file transfer, does ftp perform better than http?

When I have http as well as ftp options (like the Hadoop download page), should I prefer ftp? I have tried ftp before and did not notice any significant difference. Is it supposed to perform better?
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4answers
17k views

Download a file via HTTP from a script in Windows

I want a way to download a file via HTTP given its URL (similar to how wget works). I have seen the answers to this question, but I have two changes to the requirements: I would like it to run on ...
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2answers
225 views

HTTP downloader with good integrity(hash..probably md5) checker built in [closed]

I'm trying to download xcode v3.2 from the Apple Developer Connection website, but everytime I download the huge file, it fails to mount due to a checksum error. It's really frustrating! BitTorrent ...