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Windows: equivalent of OS X's Terminal “&”

Is there any way, under Windows 7, to emulate the behaviour of the & character in OS X's Terminal? I'm trying to run multiple Wget instances simultaneously: I can do this without any problem of ...
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wget and axel could not download link with have any parenthesis

if download links having any parenthesis wget and axel could not download it. for example this link: alachiq@alachiq:~$ wget ...
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How do I remotely fetch files from redirected URLs from a terminal?

I want to fetch a tarball of this python library from terminal. https://github.com/simplegeo/python-oauth2/downloads However, I cannot simply call wget ...
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What happens to wget when the ssh pipe gets broken?

Say, I'm downloading a file using wget on the server machine via SSH and due to some internet connectivity issues, ssh kicks me out saying broken pipe. What happens to the wget download? Would it stop ...
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How do I properly set wget to download only new files?

Let's say there's an url, let's call it http://www.some-url.com/folder/ This location has directory listing enabled, therefore I can do this: wget -r -np http://www.some-url.com/folder/ To ...
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How to download images with wget

I'm doing this wget script called wget-images, which should download images from a website. It looks like this now: wget -e robots=off -r -l1 --no-parent -A.jpg The thing is, in the terminal when i ...