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nixCraft: Linux Ultra Fast Command Line Download Accelerator

Sep 06, 2006, 09:00 (1 Talkback[s])


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[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"Usually I use wget, which is ultimate command line downloader. However, wget failed to accelerate my download speed. I was downloading 1.4GB file around 800KB/s download speed (this box is hooked to uplink port speed 10 Mbps ). However, remote server was restricting me.

"Therefore, I decided to get rid of wget. I have downloaded axel--a light download accelerator for Linux command line..."

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