nixCraft: Linux Ultra Fast Command Line Download Accelerator
Sep 06, 2006, 09:00 (1 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ 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
"Therefore, I decided to get rid of wget. I have downloaded
axel--a light download accelerator for Linux command line..."