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Hi

 

This is a question wich i hope is ok to ask, there it goes:

 

I want to bring InsanelyMac to a computer without an internet connection and browse it online.

 

How much space does this forum take?

 

Could someone refer me to a link (there must be backups made my the owner?) that i can download the entire site or maybe just enlighten my on a good way to download the site with an application?

 

Many thanks.

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I know how to search on google and i already did, if i ask here for help it is because i hope someone has:

 

1 - A direct link to a compressed or uncompressed backup of the forum (like wikipedia does, they provide backups that can be downloaded)

 

2 - An app that does the job well and that this someone know exactly what settings the app should be set to to only rip the entire forum and not anything unrelated.

 

 

So thank you for the awesome advice of searching google but i'm hoping to save time.

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Uh, that wouldn't be possible. The admins would have to send you the database and you have to pay for a version of VB and install it on a Apache or other httpd webserver with PHP installed.

 

No one will send you the database, because it contains our passwords and usernames and other various sensitive data.

 

Don't bother. Not going to happen.

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Hi

 

This is a question wich i hope is ok to ask, there it goes:

 

I want to bring InsanelyMac to a computer without an internet connection and browse it online.

 

How much space does this forum take?

 

Could someone refer me to a link (there must be backups made my the owner?) that i can download the entire site or maybe just enlighten my on a good way to download the site with an application?

 

Many thanks.

 

Hi PsychoSync! Feel free to ask any questions...

 

The site uses a fair few GB of space... And yes we do have backups... Unfortunately for you there is lots of sensitive and valuable information in there so there's no way we would ever make it available in that manner for general download. I understand your reasons for wanting it, but its simply not practical and isn't going to happen... Sorry.

 

It's theoretically impossible. You could do a siterip of the Lo-Fi Version, and save each and every individual pages as static .html files, then linking them all together. -_-

 

...Presumably using "PsychoSync" application :P Erm hopefully not, ripping the whole site is very quick way to get a permanent entry in my firewalls... :)

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honestly i would love to be able to do that as well.

Of course obviously we do not want to know other users' names/nicknames/pwd as well but the information contained here is valuable indeed.

 

I can honestly say unless you have direct access to the database, we can do it manually, save each thread (which is what I have been doing for important threads that i want to refer to like the guides/etc)

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Well even having the lo-fi version would be ok, i just want the treads and post. But i understand that this isn't as simple as it seems. Would have been nice to have the osx86 encyclopedia on a usb key.

 

The english-only Wikipedia takes 14G compressed so this forum must not be bigger than something like 3-4G compressed? How much is it?

 

Thanks anyway.

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