Decent Download Manager

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Wed Mar 25 07:44:05 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-03-24 at 16:39 -0400, Steven Vollom wrote:
> Paulo RĂ´mulo wrote:
> > I always use kget and none of things you said (like start a resumed 
> > download from the begining) happens to me. Maybe if you increase the 
> > number of attempts to reconnect this particular problem would be solved.
> I am currently stopped at 475mb in my 16th attempt.
> >
> >
> >     it does resume after an interruption, but i have no idea how to let it
> >     download something sequentially, like stop it now, and ask it to
> >     resume a certain link on this certain partially downloaded file. can
> >     wget do such thing?
> >
> Nils gave me an instruction using wget, but I did not have all the 
> information I needed to execute his instruction.  Nonetheless, when I 
> tried using the information I had, I remember a comment about my 
> computer not having the capability with wget.  I am not sure, because I 
> failed for other reasons, but your mention of wget in this email 
> prompted a memory.  I use Kubuntu 64bit KDE Jaunty Alpha 6 if it makes a 
> difference when using wget.

wget is so old that it has a white beard and should be installed from
the initial installation. If not, just apt-get wget. Never leave home
without it. Then go forth and sin no more. :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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