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Re: how to download in the background?

> 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?

Another easy way is to issue a command like this:

echo "GET /abc.zip" | nc xxx.xxx.xxx 80 > zbc.zip

This requires that netcat is installed.

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