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aria2 is a lightweight multi-protocol & multi-source command-line download utility.

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Taking file name from yt-dlp and use as ffmpeg output file name

I'm trying to get the output name to be the same as the input name while using the pipe command in ffmpeg. Example: The file is called 1-Minute Audio Test for Stereo Speakers & Headphones [...
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pipe-lining using wget or curl on linux

I would like to know how can I download a file from the internet using wget and/or curl by separating the file into even segments and downloading the file using 8 or 16 direct links, substantially ...
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Youtube-dl acting up in Kubuntu 18.04 "can't download"

first thing I'd like to state that I didn't have any issues using youtube-dl in Windows 10. But not in Kubuntu 18.04, It doesn't work the command: $ sudo youtube-dl 'IllgR6kOieI' --external-downloader ...
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How to stop aria2 from renaming HTML files?

I am using aria2 and uGet (which is a GUI for aria2) to download files, however it renames the HTML files, for example I download this link https://www.wowhead.com/item=10001 and it saves the file ...
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Automate fast download

When you click on a file to download, can you make it so Aria2 (or Axel) automatically accelerates the download process, without going to the terminal to download? Also, the file I am attempting to ...
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How can I automate multiple Aria2 commands to run consecutively?

I'm trying to execute a command or script that will run a list of aria2 commands consecutively. I've tried writing a bat/cmd file for it but it always provides an error, specifically: [...
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Running Aria2 commands from a bat file

I'm currently using Aria2, a downloading software that you use via cmd, to download a list of content. It requires you to CD to the directory where you have a parameter file that outlines your ...
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Aria2c Inactive torrents blocks the upstream queue

Lets suppose I have 10 torrents added to the aria2c & I have set a maximum of 2 simultaneous downloads. When queue starts 2 will be in the progress & 8 will be in queue. Due to reason such as ...
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check aria2 download progress by program

I have a script that crawls a torrent site and download them automatically. Certain torrent takes forever to download for lack of seeding. How can i programatically detect such situation and pkill ...
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What is gid in the aria2 download report?

I'm trying to make sense of aria2. There is a column in aria2 download report called gid which is made of 6 alphanumeric characters. What is the purpose of this column? Is it some kind of identity?? ...
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Format console readout in Aria2

I'm using aria2 to perform basic downloads. In the documentation it specifies the console readout format to be: [#2089b0     400.0KiB/33.2MiB(1%)    &...
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aria2c to download and extract .tar.bz2 file

I am using aria2c to download a .tar.bz2 and trying to extract it in the same command. I can download the file but not extract it. Thank you :). aria2c -x8 -l log.txt -c -d /xx/xx/xxx --use-head=...
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Aria2 rpc secret token format?

Aria2c rpc user-password authorization marked as deprecated, it is suggested to use security token, but what is the format of that token? Is it like password or what?
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aria2c protocol error with download directory

I am trying to us aria2 to download some large files and getting below protocol error that I can not seem to fix. Thank you :). aria2c -x 3 -c -d -l mydir --http-user "xxx" --http-passwd "xxx" xxx://...
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aria2c: very slow to download even with multiple connections

versions: aria2-1.19.3-win-64bit-build1 I have an url to a file (80mb) which with other download tools I can have as many as 32 simultaneous connection to the server and download the file with 2mb/s ...
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Command line download manager that supports batch descriptors to download multiple files?

In the Firefox plugin donwloadthemall if yo use the batch descriptor, let's say http://.../image[000:999].gif, will start downloading all files: image000.gif image001.gif image002.gif ... image0997....
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How can I make lynx to associate magnet: links with aria2c?

I use lynx, but everytime I need to open a magnet: link I need to save it and then, get out of lynx and then cat lynx_bookmarks.html copy the link and the pass it to the command line as a parameter ...
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Fast way to download many small webpages?

I need to download lots of small pages as fast as possible. Average size for one page is 3kb. There are millions of pages. First, I tried curl but it was way too slow, probably because it was waiting ...
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How do I download an entire folder with aria2?

Aria2 is a great wget replacement, having a lot of features like multi-threading, split download,download resume, etc But having all this features and option can make it hard to do some specific ...