download file1 file2 file3 file4 .... file 100

for file in $(seq -f '%03.f' 1 $TOTAL ); do echo "($file/$TOTAL)"; curl -f -O$file.ext; done
With counter format [001, 002, ..., 999] , nice with pictures or wallpapers collections.

By: nordri
2010-01-12 15:23:44

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curl[1-67].tar.gz -o phrack#1.tar.gz
voyeg3r · 591 weeks and 2 days 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,...,$TOTAL} part: curl -f -O{$(seq -f '%03.f' -s, 1 $TOTAL)}.ext but since curl DOES support leading zeros (read the manpage!) you really only need curl -f -O[001-$TOTAL].ext
bwoodacre · 591 weeks and 2 days ago
Wow! Very good! Just say, my way have a progress line in $ echo "($file/$TOTAL)".
nordri · 591 weeks and 2 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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