A dumb question on gunzip
anders at pipkrokodil.se
Tue Aug 16 11:03:55 UTC 2016
Now to my dum question.
How would one know the exact link for a file to download from with Wget?
I can google it of course but i ask here first.
> On 14 Aug 2016, at 07:12, Jude DaShiell <jdashiel at panix.com> wrote:
> Probably the whole file didn't download and without that -c switch wget would not have continued trying to download if it got disconnected.
> On Sat, 13 Aug 2016, Tim Chase wrote:
>> Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2016 20:59:47
>> From: Tim Chase <blinux.list at thechases.com>
>> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
>> To: John J. Boyer <john.boyer at abilitiessoft.org>
>> Cc: blinux-list at redhat.com
>> Subject: Re: A dumb question on gunzip
>> On August 13, 2016, John J. Boyer wrote:
>>> I'm trying to unzip the Cygwin User Guide located at the link "One
>>> large compressed html file". However, when I download the file and
>>> type gunzip filename
>>> I get garbage. The man page doesn't enlighten me. So please answer
>>> this dumb question: how do i get a good html file?
>> I'm not sure what happened to your file, but I just performed the
>> following two commands:
>> wget -c https://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/cygwin-ug-net-nochunks.html.gz
>> unzip cygwin-ug-net-nochunks.html.gz
>> and was left with a "cygwin-ug-net-nochunks.html" file in the
>> directory that I could browse with any of multiple browsers.
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