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Oct 30

Download The Hindu news paper for free with a simple bash script.

Duration 1 Month (30 days)

US Dollar (US$) 4.5 FREE

Indian Rupees (Rs.) 175.00 FREE

The Hindu ePaper: Read online edition of The Hindu daily newspaper exactly as it appears on Print for free. Available Hindu epaper editions via this trick are ------------------------------------------------0. Chennai 1. Hyderabad 2. Delhi 3. Bangalore 4. Kochi ------------------------------------------------The Hindu is an English-language Indian daily newspaper founded and continuously published from Chennai since 1878. According to the Indian Readership Survey in 2012 it is the third most widely read English newspaper in India (after the Times of India and Hindustan Times) with a readership of 2.2 million people.[3] The Hindu has its largest base of circulation in southern India, especially in the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala and it is also the most widely read English daily in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Headquartered at Chennai (formerly called Madras), The Hindu was published weekly when it was launched in 1878, and started publishing daily in 1889.

In this trick I will share you how to download Hindu news paper from their website for free. We can by pass their login service using a simple bash script. This bash script natively worked on any GNU/Linux system like Ubuntu and Fedora.

Windows Users : Follow these instructions. Steps 1. Download the script from here 2. Right click on the downloaded file "" and select properties from the menu. 3. Go to the permission tab and tick "Allow executing file as program" and close the window.

4. Double click on the file and select "Run in Terminal"

5. Select the appropriate edition and go for your tea, as per your interne speed it will automatically download all the files in one "PDF" file. Here I want to read "Cochin" edition so i typed "4". Hindu epaper editions are ------------------------------------------------0. Chennai 1. Hyderabad 2. Delhi 3. Bangalore 4. Kochi -------------------------------------------------

Enter edition you wish to selec[0-4]: 4 Thanks. Estimating number of pages in Kochi edition Searching for Page 001 Spider mode enabled. Check if remote file exists. --2012-10-30 05:07:26- Resolving ( Connecting to (||:80... connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK Length: 942823 (921K) [application/pdf] Remote file exists. Searching for Page 002 6. All downloaded pages are saved on your desktop in a folder called "hindu_Edition_Date". After finishing downloads it will automatically merge all PDF files in to one. 7. Enjoy reading and contribute to FOSS development! Credits go to the orginal creator of this trick Ishan Karve. He also created a Simple Script to Download epaper from Indian Express

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