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    Re: How to resume broken ISO download - help needed

    Quote Originally Posted by kpkeerthi View Post
    Linux has excellent native download managers.
    ...
    As for resuming your broken ISO, I would simply do
    Code:
    cd /where/KNOPPIX_V5.3.1DVD-2008-03-26-EN.iso.part/is/stored/
    Rename it to .iso
    Code:
    mv KNOPPIX_V5.3.1DVD-2008-03-26-EN.iso.part KNOPPIX_V5.3.1DVD-2008-03-26-EN.iso
    Resume it with -c option in wget
    Code:
    wget -c http://from.where.i.downloaded/KNOPPIX_V5.3.1DVD-2008-03-26-EN.iso
    Finally make sure MD5sums match.

    Of course, you can use transmission/deluge/azureus bittorent clients. I recommend torrent for large downloads.
    This must be sticky to any Xxxx Xxxxx Testing and Discussion forum!

    wget is already installed into 9.10

    I am using ONLY mobile broadband and I managed to continue a 'stopped' 9.10 daily .iso from 75% ...!
    Downloading with up to 50KBytes/s after 2 1/2 hours stopped...

    Many thanks to kpkeerthi,
    George
    Last edited by GeorgeVita; July 12th, 2009 at 07:02 PM.

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    Arrow Re: How to resume broken ISO download - help needed

    Quote Originally Posted by skymera View Post
    In Windows, Yes there is a way to resume downloads.
    I use it for big files

    http://www.freedownloadmanager.org/

    You can stop, pause and resume downloads using it.
    There is also a feature to do a Mirror Search. So it can download from several sources at the same time, maximising speed.

    As for doing it in Linux, im not sure. Haven't tried to be honest.
    You could always try it in Wine

    There is Multiget availabe for ubuntu

    Code:
    sudo apt-get install multiget

    http://multiget.sourceforge.net/

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