Offline web browsing script



In the US and Europe and many more developed parts of the world we take our internet connectivity these days for granted. (And some go into panic attacks when it’s not available…) In some parts of the world though internet connections are not as wide/broad and peak usage times can make for very slow viewing, or can interfere with other vital communications. Linux excels at SO many things and this is something we could use linux to help with…


In some of my web browsing, I came across this script… http://www.ituprising.com/malawi/blog/jon/offline_web_browsing which takes advantage of cron or atd scheduling and wget. It can give you a few options for compression, but ultimately can download a website for offline browsing.

This could also be handy if you’re going to be without connectivity for a while. (Although many database driven sites like wikis (i.e. wikipedia) would prefer you just download a static version of the database instead and may block your ip if you do heavy wget’ing…….)

By the way, the blog referenced is written by a fellow based in Malawi and covers quite a few interesting topics. Many of the tech topics are Ubuntu/Debian related.

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