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How to download recursively from an FTP site with Wget

Feb 29, 2012, 04:04 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Riccardo Capecchi for this link. ]

"In these days I had to download a lot of files from a remote FTP server, the best solution in cases like this one is to login on the remote server and do a zipped archive of all the files (for this use tar -zcvf archivename.tgz /path/to/archive/) , in this way you?ll have to download just 1 file that is also been compressed and FTP can do perfectly this.

"But this time I had no shell on the remote server, just a FTP account, so what?s the best way to download a large number of files recursively?"

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