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Re: how to download in the background?

>>>>> Boris D Beletsky writes:

>>>>lawrence, You wrote:

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

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

  Boris> will do it

This does ftp but not http.

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