Download all images from a 4chan thread

function 4get () { curl $1 | grep -i "File<a href" | awk -F '<a href="' '{print $4}' | awk -F '" ' '{print $1}' | xargs wget }
Useful for ripping wallpaper from

By: gml
2010-12-11 09:01:32

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So, i'd like to use that command but I am, on the other hand, not sure about how to use it? Where do I put the weblink into that comman? thanks in advance, bmn
bugmenot · 572 weeks and 1 day ago
Set it up as an alias, and feed the full url in as an argument.
Amorymeltzer · 572 weeks and 1 day ago
Hm, the alias-version doesn't work, bash can't load the alias, if I try to use alias alias chan="curl $1 | grep -i "File . chan won't be recommendet wenn pressing tab and the bash says "bash: a: No such file or directory", so what am I supposed to do? best regards, bmn
bugmenot · 572 weeks ago
there is some confusion, i'm using it as a function that i source at login, i've modified the command to reflect this. sorry for the confusion, it really does work quite well.
gml · 561 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

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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