Download Wikipedia?

Pancake_Effect
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I want to download the sum of all human knowledge..aka wikipedia haha.

I think it could be a invaluable thing to have as a offline copy.

I know there are no direct ways in obtaining it.

Is it possible there are any other solutions?
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David AtkinTechnical Director
Top Expert 2015

Commented:
Not to my knowledge.  There would be too much to download anyway - Wikipedia have many servers and massive amounts of diskspace.
It appears this is what you are looking for

http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Data_dumps

I found this here:

Is it possible to download all Wikipedia? - Yahoo! Answers : http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080923130631AAr1m6c
> invaluable thing to have as a offline copy

That might be a bit overrated, not all of it is true and much of it is changing all the time. It is  useful to have a place of reference, but you need to be aware of the origins of any of the information. Some could be badly referenced and some could be deliberately misleading. I'd leave it where it is and look at it occasionally, but beware of trying to win any bets with it.

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