[Mediawiki-l] download a database dump

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 11:24:42 UTC 2010

OrzzrO wrote:
> I want to download a database dump of wikipedia in English version from
> http://download.wikipedia.org/. But it's to large. I have not enough
> resource to download and process it. And I only need part of the database.
> Where can I download a subset of the database dump ?
> Thanks.

You can choose between only current version of the articles, current
version of the articles plus user pages, and full dump with history
(much larger).
If you just want a few articles, use Special:Export.

What are part are you trying to download?

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