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
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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By: cammarin
2009-03-28 09:12:02

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.
roebek · 498 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
ntheother · 497 weeks ago
OK it worked after I created the directory mkdir ~/.cookies
ntheother · 497 weeks ago

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