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How to back up your LJ - Ed's journal
sobrique
sobrique
How to back up your LJ
Download "wget".
Install it. (Windows: http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/wget.htm)
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/gnuwin32/wget-1.11.4-1-setup.exe

Open a command prompt, change to a suitable directory to stash your LJ.

Run it against your LJ URL, with recursion.
E.g.
"c:\Program Files\GnuWin32\bin\wget.exe" -w 5 -mk http://sobrique.livejournal.com

the -w 5 is a politeness measure - it slows down your download rate to 1 every 5s.
This means it takes longer, but it also means you're not flooding their server with requests (or looking like a denial of service attack)
(m is for mirror, k is to change links so they work 'locally')

(note: Not tested yet, as I'm at work)
If you have a proxy server to worry about, have a look at: http://www.gnu.org/software/wget/manual/html_node/Proxies.html

http://fosswire.com/post/2008/04/create-a-mirror-of-a-website-with-wget/
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jorune From: jorune Date: July 26th, 2011 11:30 am (UTC) (Link)
The program ljarchive works well for me and it's free.

http://sourceforge.net/projects/ljarchive/
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