Downloader similar to Kget for Firefox

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Mar 14 21:42:05 UTC 2007


Nigel Henry wrote:
> KDE's Konquerors default downloader is terrible. You lose the Internet 
> connection, or have a power out, and you've lost the download. Kget doesn't 
> have these problems. I can cut the connection to the Internet, then 
> reconnect, and Kget will continue with the download where it left off. Same 
> goes if I get a power outage.
> 
> With Firefox you can pause the download, as long as you still have an Internet 
> connection, then resume it, but if you lose your Internet connection, or 
> suffer a power outage you lose all the download with no way to resume.
> 
> I'm on dialup, so losing 120MB of a 121MB download is not funny. And having to 
> start from scratch is annoying to say the least.
> 
> Does anyone know of any program similar to Kget that will work with Firefox?
>

Gwget with the Firefox extension? It is in Fedora Extras

http://www.gnome.org/projects/gwget/

Rahul




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