Download files using Shell script

This post provides instructions on how to download files using Shell script.

To download a number of files that have similar file path, see an example as follows:

http://example.com/path/to/file1.csv
http://example.com/path/to/file2.csv
http://example.com/path/to/file3.csv
http://example.com/path/to/file4.csv
.
.
http://example.com/path/to/file4999.csv
http://example.com/path/to//file5000.csv

Method 1: 

$ wget http://example.com/path/to/file{1..5000}.csv

Method 2:

write a shell script as the following:

for i in {1..5000}
do
wget http://example.com/path/to/file$i.csv;
done

 

For more commonly used Linux commands, check my other posts at here  and here .

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