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Grab all .flv files from a webpage to the current working directory

Terminal - Grab all .flv files from a webpage to the current working directory
wget `lynx -dump http://www.ebow.com/ebowtube.php | grep .flv$ | sed 's/[[:blank:]]\+[[:digit:]]\+\. //g'`
2009-08-02 14:09:53
User: spaceyjase
Functions: grep sed wget
Grab all .flv files from a webpage to the current working directory

I wanted all the 'hidden' .flv files from the http link in the command line; wget seemed appropriate, fed with output from lynx, grep the flv files and the normalised via sed (to remove the numeric bullet). Similar to the 'Grab mp3 files' fu. Replace link with your own, grep arg with something more interesting ;) See here for something along the same lines...


Hope you find it useful! Improvements welcome, naturally.


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This better no subshell just for grep or regex needed.

wget $(lynx -dump http://www.ebow.com/ebowtube.php | awk '/flv$/{print $2}')
Comment by feydrm 241 weeks and 4 days ago

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