Re: Firefox download "-x% of file" - help
From: Bit Twister (BitTwister_at_mouse-potato.com)
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2005 04:17:55 -0500
On Sat, 16 Apr 2005 07:16:47 +0300, Michael Badt wrote:
> I'm using Firefox (v1.0 pre release) on a Mandrake 10.1 PC and KDE
> Due to the file's size (more than 2 GB), and my link's speed (ADSL 750KB),
> I've left my PC unattended for several hours only to eventually find out
> (in Firefox downlaod manager) that "A GB has been downloaded B percent of
> file" (where A is LARGER than the file's size, e.g., 2.7 GB, and B is a
> NEGATIVE number, e.g., -45%). At this stage, I've stopped the download and
> repeated (on another day) the process with the same results (naturally
> different A & B values).
> Has anybody a clue what's going on and how can I downoad that file?
You can use wget
$ cd /where/to/store_download
$ wget -c --passive-ftp ftp://somewhere/full_path/filename.2get
man wget for lots of options.