Script to Download Ubuntu Gutsy ASAP
Eduardo O. Padoan
eduardo.padoan at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 13:14:15 CEST 2007
On 10/18/07, danfolkes <danfolkes at gmail.com> wrote:
> I thought I would post the source to a program that I made that will
> download the http://ubuntu.media.mit.edu/ubuntu-releases/gutsy/
> as soon as its posted.
> It checks the site every 10 min time.sleep(600)
> This is mostly untested so I would appreciate comments, and if you use
> it, post that too! :)
> import time
> import urllib
> mysock = urllib.urlopen("http://ubuntu.media.mit.edu/ubuntu-releases/
> #print mysock
> while 1:
> image = mysock.read()
> if image[0:1]!='<':
> oFile = open(r"image.iso",'wb')
> print "Wait ", time.localtime()
Please, don't do it. Use the torrent, Luke.
Also, use the HTTP error code - while the file is not at the server,
you will receive a 404, I think.
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