[SATLUG] wget frustration

Brian astro at astr0.org
Fri May 23 12:09:24 CDT 2008


Your welcome.

Sent from my iPhone

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>  
>> wrote:
>>
>>> 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:
>>
>> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/
>>
>> That page is generated by the web server based on the contents of  
>> that
>> 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
> http://a1135.g.akamai.net/f/1135/18227/1h/cchannel.download.akamai.com/18227/podcast/HOUSTON-TX/KPRC-AM/
> --10:20:37--
> http://a1135.g.akamai.net/f/1135/18227/1h/cchannel.download.akamai.com/18227/podcast/HOUSTON-TX/KPRC-AM/
>           =>
> `a1135.g.akamai.net/f/1135/18227/1h/cchannel.download.akamai.com/ 
> 18227/podcast/HOUSTON-TX/KPRC-AM/index.html'
> Resolving a1135.g.akamai.net... 72.246.98.98, 72.246.98.112
> Connecting to a1135.g.akamai.net|72.246.98.98|:80... connected.
> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
> 10:20:37 ERROR 404: Not Found.
>
> Removing
> a1135.g.akamai.net/f/1135/18227/1h/cchannel.download.akamai.com/ 
> 18227/podcast/HOUSTON-TX/KPRC-AM/index.html
> 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,  
> but
> who the hell wants to spend -that- much time?
>
> Let me answer the obvious... "it depends on how much you wanna get  
> into
> 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!
>>
>
> Every day of Freedom is a GREAT Day to Thank a Veteran!
>
> To those of you who volunteered to defend our country and our rights  
> to
> choose whatever our little heart desires, I salute you, not only on  
> this
> Memorial Day weekend, but everyday.
>
> --
> -Geoff
>
> -- 
> _______________________________________________
> SATLUG mailing list
> SATLUG at satlug.org
> http://alamo.satlug.org/mailman/listinfo/satlug to unsubscribe
> Powered by Rackspace (www.rackspace.com)


More information about the SATLUG mailing list