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Re: how to download in the background?

Hi lawrence, You 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?

`ncftp ftp://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/abc.gzip &`

will do it

`ncftp ftp://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/abc.gzip > /dev/null &`

don't remmeber if there is any output


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