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Script to download a file from HTTP server using wget

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How about this:


while [ 1 ]; do
	wget -O file${COUNTER} http://server/file
	sleep 1s


This downloads http://server/file every second, and saves each file as file0, file1, file2, file3...


If you don't need to keep the old ones, just remove the -O file${COUNTER} bit.


This will run forever, until you press Ctrl-C at the terminal.

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Actually wget automatically increments on the filename if it already exists. So no need for a counter :) Also its always better to use sh for the shellscripts (makes it portable code). Thus:


while [ 1 ]
 wget http://server/file
 sleep 1s


Yay ... nice one hybrid.

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