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I'm insterested into installing Jdownloader into text mode in linux, i want to use the api it has to control the downloads from a web application Do you guys think that's possible in gentoo? if so , how?

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It does run without a proper value for $DISPLAY, but configuring it to use one of the interfaces may be tricky. Not to mention handling CAPTCHAs.

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yes actually i wanted to use it for normal HTTP downloads, nothing special , just provide some cookies, or u/p and that's it Meanwhile i've found another solution it's called Aria2 . This one has an xml-rpc protocol and runs without X11. Do you know something about it? –  PartySoft Jul 15 '10 at 2:19
    
Never heard of it. –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Jul 15 '10 at 2:35
    
here's a link sourceforge.net/apps/trac/aria2/wiki looks...pretty primising, has a web interface as well, cool –  PartySoft Jul 15 '10 at 2:52
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