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Re: how to download in the background?

> In libwww-perl there is a command GET <URL> that makes the trick.
> If you have a squid proxy, you can read it next time directly from 
> cache. Otherwise, you can put it to a file.

Wouldn't it be easier to use 'lynx' (-dump or -source or somesuch)
or 'snarf'?

> On Mon, 11 Nov 1996, Lawrence Chim wrote:
> > Is it possible to download something, say http://xxx.xxx.xxx/abc.zip
> > in the background?  For example, I can run ncftp, get a file, press
> > CTRL-Z, type bg, then I can logout and ncftp still downloading the
> > file for me.  Is there an equivalent command for downloading from http?

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