Re: Downloader similar to Kget for Firefox

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On Wednesday 14 March 2007, Nigel Henry wrote:
>On Wednesday 14 March 2007 22:49, Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
>> Em Qua 14 Mar 2007, Nigel Henry escreveu:
>> > 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?
>> You may use Kget itself. Install the Flashgot extension for Firefox
>> and it will offer you the option to choose any installed download
>> manager (including kget) when downloading a file.
>> []'s
>> Marcelo
>Job done. Many thanks Marcelo. Flashgot has done it. I've just cut the
>Internet connection from a download on firefox, reconnected, and it's
> just resumed as it does with Kget and Konqueror.

Mmm, well gee now, using smart --gui, neither of those two packages are 
available, and extras is enabled.

Ideas anyone?

Cheers, Gene
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