How To Use Wget – Includes Several Examples Using Wget

wget is a great command line utility that is natively available in Linux and can be downloaded for Windows (see also GNU WGet for Windows (Windows 7, Vista, XP, etc.)). wget can be used for many download situations including large files, recursive downloads, non-interactive downloads, multiple file downloads, etc. Note: options ARE case sensitive. 1. Download a […]

Download mp3 (music) files with wget

wget -nd -r –no-parent -A.mp3 -A.wma Brief explanation of wget options:-nd – don’t create directories-r – recursively download–no-parent – don’t ascend to the parent directory-A – allows you to specify which types of accepted files should be downloaded. In this case, all files with the .wma and .mp3 file extension will be downloaded. More: Use Google […]

GNU WGet for Windows (Windows 7, Vista, XP, etc.)

Whether you need a quick-and-dirty way to download a file via HTTP, HTTPS or FTP; or test a web page or recursively download a whole site, WGET is a great tool for the task. GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols. It […]

How to create your own YouTube Flash Video Serving site

This post at Daniel’s Random Mutterings explains exactly how to create your own video hosting site allowing users to upload video, automatically convert it to FLV and make it available for anyone to view – all with open source tools. Using a Django CMS system, FFMpeg for the FLV encoding, FLVtools2 for writing meta information, and […]