[geeks] What is a good download manager for Linux
alaric at metrocast.net
Wed May 7 20:39:45 CDT 2008
Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> Sun's whole software download setup sucks, everything from their
> byzantine and broken website to the crap you have to go through to get a
> It's a public and open OS, they should have vanilla http and ftp links
> that *JUST FREAKIN' WORK* so you can schedule them to download when you
> want rather than the stupid sign in, hand-holding crap you have to do
> now. Better yet, torrent and rsync links would be useful.
Not to mention the "you can only download this file once for security
reasons, and viewing it counts as a download."
WTF are they thinking? What, I'm going to download the ISO three times
and give the other two away? Hello....?
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