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Download from Rapidshare Premium using wget - Part 1

Terminal - Download from Rapidshare Premium using wget - Part 1
wget --save-cookies ~/.cookies/rapidshare --post-data "login=USERNAME&password=PASSWORD" -O - https://ssl.rapidshare.com/cgi-bin/premiumzone.cgi > /dev/null
2009-03-28 09:12:02
User: cammarin
Functions: wget
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Download from Rapidshare Premium using wget - Part 1

In order to do that, first you need to save a cookie file with your account info. These commands do it (maybe you need to create the '.cookies' dir before). Also, you need to check the "Direct downloads" option on the Premium Zone >> Settings tab.

You need to do this once (as long you maintain the file or your Rapidshare Premium account).

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Terminal - Alternatives

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What others think

Another way to get cookies from Firefox3' cookies file is described in

http://blog.schlunzen.org/2008/06/19/firefox-3-und-cookiestxt/ (in German)

The script is easy to understand and adapt.

Comment by roebek 335 weeks and 3 days ago

The command didn't work on my ubuntu machine.

Resolving ssl.rapidshare.com... 195.122.131.250

Connecting to ssl.rapidshare.com|195.122.131.250|:443... connected.

HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK

Length: 111,866 (109K) [text/html]

100%[==============================================================================================================================================================>] 111,866 163.09K/s

17:17:10 (162.61 KB/s) - `-' saved [111866/111866]

Cannot open cookies file `/home/ntheother/.cookies/rapidshare': No such file or directory

Comment by ntheother 334 weeks ago

OK it worked after I created the directory

mkdir ~/.cookies
Comment by ntheother 334 weeks ago

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