Script to back up a LiveJournal account. If you want to run this online, see LJBackup.
If you want to run it locally, you just need the
parseconfigfile.rb scripts. Make a text file named
.logininfo in that same directory with the following format:
Username=<LJ username> Password=<LJ password> TimeZoneString=<TimeZoneString> PublicOnly=<0 or 1> Delay=0 Attempts=2 MaxPosts=50000
TimeZoneString should be something like
PublicOnly controls whether it downloads protected posts or not.