by Cameron Laird

Expect can save you time–hours, or even weeks, of time. If you work at the command line, and ever find yourself annoyed at how tedious some task is, you’re a potential Expect customer. Expect automates interactive applications including telnet, ftp, password updates and more.

The cost to start is small, too: modern Mac OS and many popular Linux distributions include it, and convenient installable packages are available at no charge for Windows and all leading Unix releases.
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How to Speed Up File Transfers or Downloads

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Speed up the transfer or download of large files with programs designed to download large files better than your Internet browser. Download managers such as CuteFTP and Firefox addons such as DownloadThemAll are helpful.

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