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How to download a file

by salibas (Initiate)
on Feb 26, 2002 at 12:13 UTC ( #147534=categorized question: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Contributed by salibas on Feb 26, 2002 at 12:13 UTC
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I need a perl script that helps me download MP3 and PDF files from my site without opening it.

Answer: How to download a file
contributed by projekt21

Have a look at LWP::Simple to start with.

use LWP::Simple; my $url = ""; my $file = "/path/to/local/file/foo.mp3"; getstore($url, $file);
Plus some error handling and "use strict;" and maybe some more features and you'll be lucky.

alex pleiner <>
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