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Downloading in background

While downloading a large file, to save your time, you can download the file in the background and meanwhile work on the terminal using option b.

Syntax:

Example:

wget -b https://www.google.com/doodles/australia-day-2015

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Look at the above snapshot, we got our terminal back while downloading is still in process.

To check the downloading status, use following command.

Syntax:

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Look at the above snapshot, it shows the downloading status which says our file is 100% downloaded.

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