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Re: downloading from web

On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 07:42:24PM -0400, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> A few weeks agol I think on this list, I saw a message asking
> about software to lownload series of numbered files from a web site
> -- series like
>    http://foo.bat/onion/soup01.htm 
>    http://foo.bat/onion/soup02.htm 
>    http://foo.bat/onion/soup03.htm 
>    http://foo.bat/onion/soup04.htm 
> and the like, in situations where the site did *not* allow
> you to read the directory 
>    http://foo.bat/onion/
> If it did allow such access, wget would obviously be the tool of
> choice.
> I've tried looking in the archives for the message, but I can't find it.
> I think the original poster wanted to download pictures, in case
> it helps anyone remember.
> Anyway, I'd appreciate pointers to appropriate software
> (or to the original message and responses).

I think you want curl.  Likewise, this works:

for i in `seq -w 1 10` ; do wget http://foo.bat/onion/soup$i.htm; done

Roberto C. Sanchez

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