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I usually run wget with the -np -r options, but it doesn't include a preview of the queue size, so I'm checking out the wget frontend gwget (on debian). I can't get the recursive option to work; does anybody know how to do it?

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EDIT Unfortunately, my initial test was a bit hasty. It seems that Gwget has a bug:

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=628514

https://bugs.launchpad.net/gwget/+bug/626607


The following directions should work but doesn't seem to:

  1. Open Gwget
  2. Press the "New" icon or select Archive -> New from the menu.
  3. In the URL box put the URL of the site that you want to recursively download.
  4. Press OK.
  5. A Dialog Box should appear with various options for recursive download.
  6. Choose one that makes sense for you.

Wget Recursive Options Dialog

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this is exactly what I've been doing and it stops after downloading the first page. On the recursive options box all radio boxes are selected and I cannot change anything. Really annoyed with it. –  matcheek Dec 5 '10 at 18:23
    
there's a bug.I'm not alone then.Thanks for finding that –  matcheek Dec 5 '10 at 20:10

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