wget in background

So you had learned the tips with wget to download files with the fixing the bandwidth, with continuing the interrupted download etc.

Lets see how we can put wget in background in case we are downloading a huge file. So we can get our “loved” cursor back.

Its very simple, just use the -b option with the wget and job is done.

Here is the illustrated example of wget with -b option.

Do remember to check tail -f wget-log command to view the process of background wget.

Putting wget in background for huge downloads

Putting wget in background for huge downloads

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