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Re: [Lynx-dev] File download managers in Lynx

From: Larry Hynes
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] File download managers in Lynx
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:10:14 +0000
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"dan d." <address@hidden> wrote:
> I would like to ask consideration be given to making the file download
> agent a configuration item in the same way an alternative editor can
> be used.
> One could use for exampl curl or wget with their particular options,
> or in my intrest an agent which speeds download time by spliting the
> file at its origin by multiple parallel requests and then reassembling
> it locally.
> I use a mac and examples of the latter are axel or aria2 which have
> many options as well as to how the download is done.

Having played around with this locally, I wouldn't recommend the
use of the DOWNLOADER option; stick with EXTERNAL_MENU. If you want
to use aria2, I suggest:

        EXTERNAL_MENU:http:Down load with aria2:aria2c -q %s &:TRUE

(If I get DOWNLOADER working, I'll make a note of it.)

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