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How to download multiple files using cURL

A few months ago I've bought Kobo Aura HD eBook reader. That is my best investment this year :) I am using every chance to read books, but also I am reading magazines that do have ePub format (PragProg, Libre!, FullCircle, BSDMag and Linux Magazine.

But I've had a problem to download all issues of some magazine. If download URL for particular issue can be guessed than cURL will do the job perfectly. As example here is a command to download all 78 issues of FullCircle:

curl[1-78]_en.epub --create-dirs -o "/home/zlatan/Downloads/fullcircle/fullcirclemagazine#1.epub"

Particular url is where XX is issue number. The option o controls output, and because there are 78 files filename will be constructed from fullcircleXX.epub name where XX is corresponding issue number taken from URL

cUrl is free software that exists as package for almost all platforms. So Linux user can use their package …

How to install Lotus Notes 8.3 on Kubuntu 12.04

Installing Lotus Notes became easier than in previous versions and fortunately there is no need to edit .deb files anymore.
Follow these steps to install Lotus Notes (Kubuntu 12.04.1 32b):

untar the installation: tar xvf lotus_notes853_linuxUb_en.tarrun installer: sudo dpkg -i ibm-lotus-notess-8.5.3.i586.debdpkg will throw missing dependencies, you should search and install all that dependencies using apt-get, aptitude or Muon package managerrun: sudo dpkg -i ibm-lotus-notess-8.5.3.i586.deb againinstall other lotus notes parts: sametime, activities and so on using the same approachsimilarly untar and install fixpackinstall the wrapper:mkdir-p/tmp/notesfix cd/tmp/notesfix   wget –no-check-certificate   wget –no-check-certificate   wget –no-check-certificate…