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Is there a way to download an entire Blogspot blog in HTML format, without the ads and associated cruft?

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possible duplicate of How can I download an entire website? –  slhck Aug 14 '11 at 21:56
    
Are you the owner of the blog to be downloaded? –  Anurag Oct 18 '12 at 13:13

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use an adblocker addon in your browser to remove the adds.

use the save as feature in your browser to save the html.

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I guess he means downloading the whole blog. –  slhck Aug 14 '11 at 21:40
    
Yes I do. This blog has 2,578 posts. :-) I'm not doing them all by hand. –  robert_nachos Aug 14 '11 at 22:25

Just my two cents ... Winhttrack?

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Looks very good, I'll try it! If it works, I'll mark yours as accepted answer. –  robert_nachos Aug 14 '11 at 22:29
    
Well, I usually use this application to download from Artofmanliness and such blogs. Saves the site completely, so I have a browsable archive on my laptop ... I can read useful stuff on the bus/train. :)) –  Shiki Aug 15 '11 at 12:31

Perl has several good modules for doing this.

LWP:
Mechanize:

Both can be found on http://search.cpan.org

From the command line, when this tool is called, you can recursively grab all files in the directory by typing wget -r sitename.

Wget: http://www.gnu.org/software/wget/

As for out of the box software that you can use on a GUI, I am of no help.

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For the owners of the blog... Google provides the functionality to download the entire blog (posts, comments, the whole nine yards).

http://www.dataliberation.org/google/blogger

In case of content from other people's blog, copyright violation comes into the picture.

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