Guerilla archival using wget.
Let's say that you want to mirror a website chock full of data before it gets 451'd - say it's epadatadump.com. You've got a boatload of disk space free on your Linux box (maybe a terabyte or so) and a relatively stable network connection. How do you do it?
wget. You use wget. Here's how you do it:
[user@guerilla-archival:(9) ~]$ wget --mirror --continue \ -e robots=off --wait 30 --random-wait http://epadatadump.com/
Let's break this down:
- wget - Self explanatory.
- --mirror - Mirror the site.
- --continue - If you have to re-run the command, pick up where you left off (including the …