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I am trying to build a virtual machine running Ubuntu 13.04 on a server running 12.04. I don't have any GUI. How can I download the iso file to 12.04 server using wget? I want to download the 13.04 server edition 64-bit.

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You can find the links to all the images for Raring on this page.

To download 13.04 64-bit Server Edition, run the following command:

wget http://releases.ubuntu.com/raring/ubuntu-13.04-server-amd64.iso

You may further refer the manpage for the wget command Manpage icon

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Is this address pretty standardized. Like I could easily change it for any release or version I want. –  dan08 Jun 7 '13 at 15:28
Mostly Yes. But it doesn't work in all the cases. For example, after the 2nd point release of 12.04 LTS, ubuntu-12.04-server-amd64.iso is no longer available on that server. However, the link for all the images is standardized. You may access that link for any distribution using releases.ubuntu.com/<distribution adjective>. Eg: releases.ubuntu.com/precise. –  Aditya Jun 7 '13 at 15:50
Cool, thanks for the information. Much appreciated. –  dan08 Jun 7 '13 at 15:53

Here you go:

32bit wget http://releases.ubuntu.com/raring/ubuntu-13.04-server-i386.iso

64bit wget http://releases.ubuntu.com/raring/ubuntu-13.04-server-amd64.iso

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