Terminal - Download Full Website From Wayback Machine


tunescool

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i want to download an old site with Wayback Machine

this site shows you how

http://missingtricks.net/download-website-wayback-machine

terminal asks you for a password after

Code:
sudo gem install wayback_machine_downloader -n/usr/local/bin
it doesnt give a password, and im unsure, it just downloads on your desktop?

Code:
Last login: Sun Jan  8 00:11:14 on ttys000
cpe-98-144-3-44:~ attie$ gem install wayback_machine_downloader
ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Gem::FilePermissionError)
    You don't have write permissions for the /Library/Ruby/Gems/2.0.0 directory.
cpe-98-144-3-44:~ attie$ gem install wayback_machine_downloader
Fetching: wayback_machine_downloader-1.1.4.gem (100%)
ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Errno::EACCES)
    Permission denied - /Library/Ruby/Gems/2.0.0/cache/wayback_machine_downloader-1.1.4.gem
cpe-98-144-3-44:~ attie$ gem install wayback_machine_downloader
Fetching: wayback_machine_downloader-1.1.4.gem (100%)
ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Errno::EACCES)
    Permission denied - /Library/Ruby/Gems/2.0.0/gems/wayback_machine_downloader-1.1.4
cpe-98-144-3-44:~ attie$ sudo gem install wayback_machine_downloader -n/usr/local/bin
Password:
Sorry, try again.
Password:
 
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Cory Cooper

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At the Password: prompt, enter your user password and press Return. It will not show the characters as you type, and it has to be an Administrator password.

That looks like it will install the downloader in the hidden folder: -n/usr/local/bin. Not sure where it will download the website on your Mac, but it should show you when the download is complete.

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tunescool

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i wouldnt know where to ask for help maybe you can

it says to open it and enter the url for the site you want to download

as soon as you open it it says this and it doesnt let you enter anything

Code:
Last login: Sun Jan  8 18:30:26 on ttys001
/Library/Ruby/Gems/2.0.0/gems/wayback_machine_downloader-1.1.4/bin/wayback_machine_downloader ; exit;
cpe-98-144-3-44:~ attie$ /Library/Ruby/Gems/2.0.0/gems/wayback_machine_downloader-1.1.4/bin/wayback_machine_downloader ; exit;
You need to specify a website to backup. (e.g., http://example.com)
Run `wayback_machine_downloader --help` for more help.
logout
Saving session...
...copying shared history...
...saving history...truncating history files...
...completed.

[Process completed]
 
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Ormond

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Thanks for the reminder about Wayback. Yup, they've still got a site I put up in 1996.
 

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