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Re: lynx-dev Download indicator hogs my bandwidth

From: pg
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Download indicator hogs my bandwidth
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 08:38:12 -0600 (MDT)

In a recent note, Pat Traynor said:

> Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 10:26:56 -0400 (EDT)
> This works great, except that while downloading a file, Lynx clicks off
> the number of bytes being downloaded via my telnet session.  It does
> this at such a high rate of speed that it's using up a considerable
> amount of my 24kbps bandwidth.
I haven't experienced the problem, even in a similar situation with
a 14.4 kbps modem.  But "a handful of Zip disks"!  You must be
downloading a CD image.  I've never done quite that.

> Is there a way to either suppress this counting, or (even better),
> increase the increments to something higher?  Perhaps it could click off
> every 64k or something.

    lynx -source URL >filename.

-- gil

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