The torrent download is almost complete. Going through the available sites hardly brings up errors anymore.

Message to other downloaders: If you experience “Access Denied” errors while browsing your copy of Geocities, you should run the following shell command inside the geocities directory:

chmod -vR a+rx *

It will go through all directories and change the file and folder permissions so that the webserver can serve them — without changing the file dates! Allow your computer some time to complete the operation.

Other great data crunching tips: Random Surfing, Decrunching and Serving

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