On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 04:42:00PM -0600, Brian Henning wrote:

> i am trying to download an iso image with lynx from a http site. i noticed
> that lynx stores the file in the /tmp directory. the problem is my /tmp is
> only 250MB but the iso is 500+ MB. What can i do in order avoid getting disk
> errors while downloading this file?

Use wget or curl instead of lynx. These utilities download the file via
FTP or HTTP directly to the location of your choice, eg:

$ cd /path/to/big/partition
$ wget http://site/large.iso

Anand Buddhdev

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