Re: Answers needed for these Debian questions
Deboo <email@example.com> writes:
> How to set wget so that it can retrieve/download a list of files given
> to it, as soon as the ppp connection starts?
Put a script in /etc/ppp/ip-up.d which reads a file (say,
~/download/download.files), which has a newline separated list of files
to download. Each line gets passed to wget.
> Similarly, is there an offline news sender program? I use slrn at the
> moment but am thinking of switching to leafnode, only problem is that I
> will send and get news a little late ... the next time I log on to the
> net, and that means waiting atleast for a day or more, if the net
> connection at my isp's side has some problems.
I use leafnode. I don't see how being late is going to make a
difference of choosing offline news sender program. They would all
basically be sending at the same time, since you have a limited
John L. Fjellstad
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