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I'm very new to Ubuntu server and I'm just experimenting with IRC eggdrop bots. I would like to download a TCL file from http://www.egghelp.org/tclhtml/3478-4-0-31-1.htm I know that wget is the command to download something from a website but every time I try to use wget with the specific URL I can't get the file I want. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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All tcl files are zipped on that page and downloads are http redirect. So for example, i'm going to download !Ping TCL from this page: http://www.egghelp.org/tclhtml/3478-4-0-0-1.htm using wget

First, I copied the link address by right clicking on !Ping link and then:

wget -O Ping.zip "http://www.egghelp.org/cgi-bin/tcl_archive.tcl?mode=download&id=1175"

hope this help.

see man wget for more wget help.

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