On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 1:05 AM, Joshua Judson Rosen
<roz...@geekspace.com> wrote:
> xargs FTW. Though, actually..., you should be able to just pipe
> stdout from that loop directly into "wget -qi", shouldn't you?
> But, if you want be more *magically bruticious*, try parallel:

  xargs has a switch which will run multiple commands in parallel, IIRC.

> You can also use cURL in stead of wget, and just use cURL's range/set syntax:
>     curl -f -JO 'http://imgs.xkcd.com/clickdrag/[1-100]{n,s}[1-100]{e,w}.png'

  Ohhhh...  I didn't know curl supported that syntax internally.  Now
*that's* handy.  Thanks for the tip!

-- Ben
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