You're dropping me!

James Cloos cloos at
Mon Dec 24 19:30:28 PST 2012

>>>>> "PR" == Paul Rogers <paulgrogers at> writes:

PR> I've tried to download xorg-server a few times, from wget & firefox,
PR> and I always get dropped after about 1.8MB.

By default wget will try several times starting where it left off.

Additionally, you can restart it where it left off by using the -c option.

Or, you can use rsync to grab the tars.  Eg:


or whichever version you want.

I'd use something like:

:; rsync -vPS rsync:// ./

And to get the list of xserver tars available:

:; rsync rsync://

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