The tip of today consists of a command line tool that will help us pre-arrange the download time of a file. That means we delay the download at a specific time in the future. The command is tested under Ubuntu and Debian.

Open the Terminal and run this command to delay the download of a file:

echo 'wget file_link' | at 19:30

Replace "file_link" with the URL of the file you want to download. Also, replace 19:30 with the desired time. The output will be something like this:

~$ echo 'wget http://download.macromedia.com/pub/labs/airlaunchpad/airlaunchpad_p8_3-0-1_081911.air
> ' | at 19:30
warning: commands will be executed using /bin/sh
job 1 at Tue Sep  6 19:30:00 2011

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