[SATLUG] wget frustration
astro at astr0.org
Fri May 23 12:09:24 CDT 2008
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On May 23, 2008, at 10:30, Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:
> Daniel Givens wrote:
>> On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 6:57 AM, Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu>
>>> I wish it -was- as simple as 'wget
>>> http://path/to/desired/files/*.extention' but it's not.
>> On sites that have directory indexes turned on, it is that simple. An
>> example would be to look at what's displayed at the following URL:
>> That page is generated by the web server based on the contents of
>> directory on the server. Let's say you wanted every released version
>> of the 2.6 kernel source that's in .bz2 format. Because directory
>> indexes are enabled, you can use:
>> wget -r -A bz2 http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/
> that didn't do much of anything...
> :> wget -r -A mp3
> Resolving a1135.g.akamai.net... 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199
> Connecting to a1135.g.akamai.net|188.8.131.52|:80... connected.
> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
> 10:20:37 ERROR 404: Not Found.
> since it should be rejected.
> unlink: No such file or directory
> FINISHED --10:20:37--
> Downloaded: 0 bytes in 0 files
> Now, of course what I -could- do is just right-click, copy link
> location, paste it in the gui shell window and get 'em individually,
> who the hell wants to spend -that- much time?
> Let me answer the obvious... "it depends on how much you wanna get
> the archived programs". yeah, yeah...
> I'm listening live, right now. It's on from 5:30am till noon (helluva
> morning show, eh?)
>> I would suggest you look into getting hooked up with the actual RSS
>> feed and use a podcasting application. You can only hope they include
>> a nice long history of previous shows in the feed. Of course, you
>> could spend your Memorial Day weekend Googling for archives.
> Yup. I signed up, but now need to search around for a podcast player.
>> Take care and have a great weekend!
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