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Reddit Image Scraper: A perl script to download images hosted on the imgur.com hosting service linked from a subreddit at reddit.com Copyright (C) 2013 Joshua Hull

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This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

Usage: ./Reddit_Image_Scraper [-l limit] [-u] [-q] subbreddit1|username1|query1 [subbreddit2|username2|query2 ...]

Reddit Image Scraper is a perl script designed to read in one or more subreddits and download all the images in it that are hosted on the imgur.com image hosting site. Be aware that this script can chew through bandwidth quickly, especially if given a large list of subreddits. Please be courteous of the bandwidth of both reddit.com and imgur.com. Let's keep these two free resouces just that: free.

Prune.sh:

Usage: ./Prune.sh [min # of photos] or ./Prune.sh -1

Prune.sh is a shell script to help maintain a collection of directories created from Reddit_Image_Scrpaer. Running Prune.sh with a positive number will delete any directory with less than that number of photos. Running it with a -1 will list all the directorys and the number of photos in them.

You can find more information on installing Perl on your computer system at Perl.org

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