sourceforge.net with wget
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Tue May 29 22:27:43 UTC 2018
Thanks, this is good to know. If files are missing and the sums check
out, the iso is no good.
On Tue, 29 May 2018, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Date: Tue, 29 May 2018 17:15:25
> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: blinux-list at redhat.com
> Subject: Re: sourceforge.net with wget
> Le 29/05/2018 ? 19:58, Linux for blind general discussion a ?crit?:
> > #!/usr/bin/env bash
> > # file: getsonar.sh - get sonar alpha distro with curl.
> > wget -bc --trust-server-names --max-redirect=10000 --tries=0 "https://sourceforge.net/projects/sonargnulinux/files/latest/download"
> > Could I be doing any better with wget in this script to handle
> > sourceforge.net downloads? For those that don't know, the
> > --trust-server-names switch is in that script so you get an iso with the
> > same name you found it under on sourceforge.net. Otherwise
> > sourceforge.net renames your download and then finding it gets difficult.
> > I send the output to wget-log files since I have a means of using wc on
> > those files to count line numbers to tell me if sourceforge.net is still
> > downloading or has stopped. If it stopped that same wget-log file using
> > tail -3 wget-log will give me the final results of my download attempt.
> I just removes /download from the link and it works. I tried:
> wget https://sourceforge.net/projects/sonargnulinux/files/latest
> and got a file named latest, which is actually the ISO image
> I also tried:
> wget https://sourceforge.net/projects/sonargnulinux/files/antergos-sonar-nozfs-17.9-x86_64.iso
> and got a file named antergos-sonar-nozfs-17.9-x86_64.iso
> which is actually the same ISO image.
> Anyway I tried to boot using these images in a VirtualBox virtual
> machine and booting fails both in UEFI and Legacy mode, because of
> missing files.
> However I have checked both the sha1 and md5 checksum and both match.
> Didier Spaier
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