COMIC Make downTHEMall perfect for dling comics

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  1. axio

    axio New Member

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    Since some of you are just learning to use dTA, thought I'd put together a simple primer about it.

    Step -1: Install firefox, http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/
    Step 0: Install downTHEMall, http://downthemall.mozdev.org/

    Step 1: In the downTHEMall preferences (Tools >downTHEMall >preferences) click the "Filter" button
    Step 2: Click "Add new filter"
    Step 3: Paste the following into "Filtered Extensions": /(\.(cbr|cbz))$/
    Step 4: Make sure "reg exp" and "links filter" are checked and "image filter" is unchecked.

    This filter will DL any and all CBR/CBZ files inside a folder. Just right click and click "downTHEMall" while browsing and it will take care of the rest.

    Basic Tweaks:
    1) Set your multipart to 10. This will start 10 simultaneous downloads and then it will join them together afterwards. Uses more system resources and is slightly more taxing to the server but you get much faster downloads.
    2) Set your simultaneous downloads to 2. Most servers limit it at 2 anyway. You will have a lot of timeouts otherwise.

    Hopefully the next release of it will have a spidering feature that will just dl every folder within a folder also.
     
  2. Whojive

    Whojive Form a Fucking Wall OT Supporter

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    :werd: on spidering
    thanks for the filter info
     
  3. Icecleric

    Icecleric OT Comix Crew

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    Thank you also!
     
  4. axio

    axio New Member

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    The latest release of dTA is out, upgrade! It has automatic renaming built in now.
     
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    Just found this through another thread...thanks for the EDU :bigthumb:
     
  6. DoctorDoom

    DoctorDoom Doom always keeps his word. OT Supporter

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    Thanks again for the EDU. I've been using Flashgot, but I think I'll try out this new version.
     
  7. axio

    axio New Member

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    Bumping cocks for Bob
     
  8. Bobbot

    Bobbot Safer than a Doombot!

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    tee hee :mamoru:
     
  9. Bobbot

    Bobbot Safer than a Doombot!

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    Oh, is there a way to make it download .avi files?
     
  10. axio

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    Click the videos check mark :o
     
  11. DevPool

    DevPool So you like to play games, huh!?

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    This primer saved my arsehole when he first made it.
     
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    Is there a release yet that downloads entire directory structures?
     
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    this should be a sticky or something
     
  14. gthesob

    gthesob the fun machine took a shit and died OT Supporter

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    I never thought of adding another filter. And here I've been selecting them one at a time.
     

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