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Wget works pretty good for mirroring sites. Especially since version 1.18 which introduced support for img srcset parsing (unlike httrack, which unfortunately lacks that). The trouble with wget is that it doesn’t handle gzipped responses. (Which is IMHO quite surprising in 2017.) Wget always requests not compressed data with following: […]

Gzip decompress proxy for wget (mirror/recursive download)


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Google Doodles. They seem cool but they may be distracting for some. Getting Doodles also isn’t free as they can be hundreds kB in size. There was no option to disable Doodles as they are core part of Google Chrome, the “newtab-serviceworker.js”. Luckily just recently, based on some planned changes (Chromium tracking bug 583292), […]

How to disable Google Doodles in Chrome (61+)