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download file1 file2 file3 file4 .... file 100

Terminal - download file1 file2 file3 file4 .... file 100
for file in $(seq -f '%03.f' 1 $TOTAL ); do echo "($file/$TOTAL)"; curl -f -O http://domain.com/Name_$file.ext; done
2010-01-12 15:23:44
User: nordri
Functions: echo file seq
download file1 file2 file3 file4 .... file 100

With counter format [001, 002, ..., 999] , nice with pictures or wallpapers collections.


There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
wget http://domain.com/file{1..100}

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

Comment by voyeg3r 272 weeks and 1 day ago

Interesting...the syntax shown by voyag3r is supported by curl itself, see for yourself in the manpage. If you use {1,2,3} in a URL then it is likely expanded by your shell first unless it is quoted. If curl didn't support leading zeros, you could use a comma delimiter with seq inside a subshell to generate the {001,002,...,$TOTAL} part:

curl -f -O http://domain.com/Name_{$(seq -f '%03.f' -s, 1 $TOTAL)}.ext

but since curl DOES support leading zeros (read the manpage!) you really only need

curl -f -O http://domain.com/Name_[001-$TOTAL].ext
Comment by bwoodacre 272 weeks ago

Wow! Very good! Just say, my way have a progress line in $ echo "($file/$TOTAL)".

Comment by nordri 272 weeks ago

Your point of view

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