You're dropping me!

Alexandre Franke alexandre.franke at
Sun Dec 23 10:22:12 PST 2012

On Sun, Dec 23, 2012 at 7:03 PM, Paul Rogers <paulgrogers at> wrote:
> I've tried to download xorg-server a few times, from wget & firefox, and
> I always get dropped after about 1.8MB.  I'm on a dialup line and only
> get 40Kbps max reliably, so it takes me a while to download a 5MB file!
> Are you dropping me for being slow?  How can I dowload the server?

When using wget, you can resume partial downloads, so it should not be
a problem if your connection drops.

Use the -c option.

Alexandre Franke

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