wgetis a free and open-source tool for downloading files using HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and FTPS. It can be easily called from scripts, cronjobs, terminals without X-Windows support, etc.
curlis a command-line tool for downloading data using a variety of protocols. Easily installable on most operating systems.
irc://irc.abjects.net/MOVIEGODS🌟 XDCC file-sharing network, join #mg-chat to continue downloading
irc://irc.scenep2p.net/THE.SOURCEAnother XDCC source
irc://irc.abjects.net/BEAST-XDCCOne more XDCC source
irc://irc.undernet.org/bookzFor downloading ebooks (use
@search <book name>for a list of available ebooks)
irc://irc.irchighway.net/ebooksA nice, friendly IRC channel for trading ebooks