egrep -ie "<*HREF=(.*?)>" index.html | cut -d "\"" -f 2 | grep ://

Extract raw URLs from a file

you can also use cut instead of awk. less powerful but probably faster. ;)

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By: fanfani
2011-03-29 18:20:50

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Fails if the attributes do not use " characters as start/end tokens. Does not pick up any URLs in any attributes other than HREF, nor will it recognize relative URLs and change them to absolute URLs.
Mozai · 330 weeks and 5 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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