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Re: not a bug; just a suggestion
Charles Wilson wrote:
Download wGetGUI (wgetgui.zip) from
Download ssllibs.zip and wget-1.8.2b.zip from
Unpack 'em all into a single directory. Run wgetguie
'wGetGUI' is another GPL'ed front end for wget. Install, read the
manual, use the 'mirror site' option, and point it to your favorite
NOTE: you may need to download the activeX control:
unpack, and install using the provided .inf file (you must do this as
My mistake. You also need the VB6 version of comdlg32.ocx:
(e.g. http://activex.microsoft.com/controls/vb6/COMDLG32.CAB )
(e.g. http://activex.microsoft.com/controls/vb5/COMCTL32.CAB )
I had to download these two CAB files, unpack them (using the
). Then I installed the two OCX's (as Administrator) by double clicking
the .inf files.
This was all on a fairly complete w2k machine; other platforms may
require additional DLLs and OCX's; information about that is provided at
the wGetGUI website http://www.jensroesner.de/wgetgui/
Once you get wGetGUI running, type your favorite URL into the URL entry
Click on the "Mirror Site" check box AND click on the "Don't go to
higher levels" checkbox.
Push the "Add to wGetStart.bat" button, and then push the "Start
(Note that if you want to change settings, you have to
1) Empty the .bat file (use the button)
2) change settings
3) type the URL in again
4) Add to .bat file
5) start the .bat file
It's a little cumbersome, but it's a GUI -- and windows users like GUIs.
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