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Download free e-books

Terminal - Download free e-books
wget -erobots=off --user-agent="Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.0.3) Gecko/2008092416 Firefox/3.0.3" -H -r -l2 --max-redirect=1 -w 5 --random-wait -PmyBooksFolder -nd --no-parent -A.pdf http://URL
2010-03-01 20:22:44
Functions: wget
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Download free e-books

Mask the user agent as firefox, recursively download 2 levels deep from a span host with a maximum of 1 redirection, use random wait time and dump all pdf files to myBooksFolder without creating any other directories. Host will have no way of knowing that this is a grabber script.

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Can be optimized to download other contents from a webpage recursively by replaying -A.pdf with -A{.your-file-type}

Comment by unixmonkey8504 242 weeks and 2 days ago

You absolutely certain you meant amazoo.com?

Comment by TheMightyBuzzard 242 weeks and 2 days ago

It may be coincidence but this is very similar to Jeffrey Veens famous wget one-liner written in 2004.

http://veen.com/jeff/archives/000573.html

Comment by zlemini 241 weeks and 6 days ago

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