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May 19, 2015 - A Look At The New Commandlinefu
I've put together a short writeup on what kind of newness you can expect from the next iteration of clfu. Check it out here.
March 2, 2015 - New Management
I'm Jon, I'll be maintaining and improving clfu. Thanks to David for building such a great resource!

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Psst. Open beta.

Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:

  • » The open beta is running a copy of the database that will not carry over to the final version. Don't post anything you don't mind losing.
  • » If you wish to use your user account, you will probably need to reset your password.
Your feedback is appreciated via the form on the beta page. Thanks! -Jon & CLFU Team

Download all Phrack .tar.gzs

Terminal - Download all Phrack .tar.gzs
for ((i=1; i<67; i++)) do wget http://www.phrack.org/archives/tgz/phrack${i}.tar.gz -q; done
2009-08-20 23:27:01
User: Abiden
Functions: wget
Download all Phrack .tar.gzs

This will download all the phracks! Enjoy!


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
curl http://www.phrack.org/archives/tgz/phrack[1-67].tar.gz -o phrack#1.tar.gz

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What others think

wget -r -A "phrack*.tar.gz" http://www.phrack.org/archives/tgz/
Comment by petrohs 408 weeks and 6 days ago

Seems as if nobody tested the commands. There is no phrack67.tar.gz.

Besides that none of the solutions is what I'd call fast; the curl one took 1 minute 14.35 seconds on my system.

aria2c is much faster. I used the somewhat evil and ugly aria2 call

aria2c -D -P -Z -s 5 -j 45 --file-allocation=none --enable-http-keep-alive=true --enable-http-pipelining=true http://www.phrack.org/archives/tgz/phrack[1-66].tar.gz

to perform the download in 29.02 seconds.

Comment by penpen 408 weeks and 4 days ago

"Seems as if nobody tested the commands. There is no phrack67.tar.gz."

Look at the range again in my loop: (I actually did test this and it works fine, but I do like petrohs solution better, no offense.)

for ((i=1; i

{i} Will never be set to 67 because ${i} has to be less than 67.
Comment by Abiden 408 weeks and 4 days ago

Your point of view

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