Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Is there a way to recursively search all sub-directories of a website for a specific file format?

http://somewebsite.com/parent/subdirectories/somefile.format

share|improve this question

closed as off-topic by Braiam, Avinash Raj, Eric Carvalho, qbi, BuZZ-dEE Feb 27 at 16:48

This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason:

  • "This is not about Ubuntu. Questions about other Linux distributions can be asked on Unix & Linux, those about Windows on Super User, those about Apple products on Ask Different and generic programming questions on Stack Overflow." – Eric Carvalho, qbi, BuZZ-dEE
If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

1 Answer 1

up vote 1 down vote accepted

Fairly simple just with wget:

wget -rA .format example.com

That will bumble around a domain looking and download any file that ends in .format.

share|improve this answer

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.