wget is a commandline-based program for downloading content from the Internet.

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Is it possible to use wget for copying files in my own system?

Is this possible to use wget to copy files from one directory to another directory in my own system? I want to move very larg of data from my hard to my external Hard and I know wget command has an ...
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untar content of folder from tar.gz archive that get's data from STDOUT (wget)

I want to extract the content of a single folder from a tar.gz archive that get's it's input from the STDOUT of wget. My command looks like this: wget -O - http://example.com/file.tar.gz | tar -C ...
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Schedule a large download to resume everyday in a specific time-span of the day?

I want to schedule a large download to occur at night, between 12AM and 5AM. Everyday at 12AM wget should automatically pick up where it left the night before, and at 5AM, it should automatically ...
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Guides to download videos with wget don't work

I know this is somewhat of a duplicate question, but all the others I've seen answered never really answered the question, "how to I download videos using wget?" All of the previous answers just seem ...
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Is there any advanced MOVE command with GUI-kinda interface

While downloading a file,in command-line, we have WGET which shows us the progress of the download. Similarly, is there any command which gives us visual status of the process(move).
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can't install webmin on ubuntu server

I have an Ubuntu server installed and I want to install webmin on it but I can't. I have tried everything but reached no solution. I also set this deb http://download.webmin.com/download/repository ...
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wget security.ubuntu.com not working on ubuntu

We are able to use wget for other URLs, such as google.com, but wget security.ubuntu.com not working and giving output: Resolving security.ubuntu.com (security.ubuntu.com)... 91.189.92.200, ...
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wget (or something) to get total size of directory?

I would like to know the total size of the ubuntu repositories here: http://ubuntu.uni-klu.ac.at/ubuntu/pool/. Is there a command that I can use (perhaps involving wget) that queries the total size of ...
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Why wget prints many new lines of status when downloading (using PuTTY)? [closed]

Why wget prints many new lines, when connecting to an Ubuntu machine via a remote terminal session like PuTTY? The issue is not just in wget but in byobu as well. Both programs behave queer. I assume ...
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wget does not download all the files, and links aren't converted

I tried wget -pk http://www.bbc.com/news/ to download this news site and store a local copy. -p is used to save all the files in order to view the website locally. -k converts the links so ...
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How to integrate aria2 or wget with google chromium?

As the title tells everything, can anyone tell me the way to integrate aria2 or wget with chromium. thanks
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How I can download PDFs of a website by using only the root domain name?

I am using this command: wget -nd -e robots=off --wait 0.25 -r -A.pdf http://yourWebsite.net/ but I can't get PDFs from the website. For example I have a root domain name: www.example.com and ...
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wget inside chroot - cannot verify certificate?

I'm trying to install some packages into a chroot and when getting the key I get these errors: root@devpc:/# wget -O- 'https://ceph.com/git/?p=ceph.git;a=blob_plain;f=keys/release.asc' ...
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When I type wget the server seams to be inactive

bird47@ubuntuBirdCage:~$ ls bird47@ubuntuBirdCage:~$ wget http://dl.bukkit.org/latest-beta/craftbukkit-beta.jar --2014-05-11 15:34:02-- http://dl.bukkit.org/latest-beta/craftbukkit-beta.jar Resolving ...
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How can I create a wget GUI with multiple progress bars?

I'm writing my own script to download multiple items (simultaneously, one item per command) using wget and I need a progress bar. I currently utilize zenity --progress for my progress bars, but the ...
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Why shell and browser return diffrent ip address?

I set global WebProxy by UBUNTU setting->network->networkProxy and then i open http://whatismyipaddress.com/ and i get my proxy ip address but when i use this command: wget -qO- ...
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why torsocks don't use TOR Socks via wget?

I want to run wget command with using of TOR SOCKS but my problem is i think the torsocks don't use TOR and download even if tor is not running. I stop the TOR via Vidalia control panel and then i run ...
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wget corrupts files while downloading

I have slow download speed (~128Kb), wget (GNU Wget 1.13.4 built on linux-gnu.) on Ubuntu 13.10. And it becomes usual that after file is downloaded with interruptions and starting wget again with key ...
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Download Images using Wget

http://i10.mangareader.net/highschool-dxd/18/highschool-dxd-3449409.jpg how do download images using wget with the url, only that it disregards the name and only downloads if it is jpg/png... I ...
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wget does not fetch file from link

I am typing the command wget http://bookfi.org/dl/1029034/ad9e54 in bash and I don't get the file, instead i get an html page. If I give the same link to freedownloadmanager, it does fetch the ...
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Downloading files available on a website [closed]

My aim is to download only the files available on websites such as those on http://pelusa.fis.cinvestav.mx/tmatos/LaSumA/LaSumA2_archivos/NumeRCPs/ansi/index.htm under the "Access via Directories:" ...
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Command line to check version of a file with wget?

http://paste.ubuntu.com/7159470/ Is there a way to check the version of a file using wget, and then download it if it's newer? Trying to make an update script/launcher for a game. wget ...
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How do I use wget to download YouTube videos? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I just found out about the wget command and was wondering if there was a way to download YouTube videos using wget?
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Downloading urls with backslashes with wget or curl from IIS server

I was trying for some time to find out why I could not download a url like this: http://domain.com/dir/msrubbish.aspx?urlPath=D:\2014\AC_001\English\AC001_FIN_E_182.PDF The URLs were pointing to a ...
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wget and encoded URL

I have a URL like this: http://dl.minitoons.ir/longs/Khumba (2013) [EN] [BR-Rip 720p] - [www.minitoons.ir].rar I want to download this URL using wget. If I pass it directly to wget, everything goes ...
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wget and ssl downloads over proxy

whenever I try to download a https page using wget over a proxy I get the following error Proxy tunneling failed: Bad RequestUnable to establish SSL connection. there is a launchpad bug ...
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wget : Recursively search website for all files that end in file format? [closed]

Is there a way to recursively search all sub-directories of a website for a specific file format? http://somewebsite.com/parent/subdirectories/somefile.format
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Unable to use wget command

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 with proxy servers with user id and password. I am unable to run wget command. Showing Resolving sourceforge.net (sourceforge.net)... failed: Name or service not known. wget: ...
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Download entire web archive using terminal

what I'm trying to do is download a whole web archive using wget. When I put something like wget (website link) using HTTPs, it doesn't download everything, but when I put a specific file name, it ...
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wget not saving links in desired format

When I use a browser to save this page: http://maine.craigslist.org/fuo/ the links are saved in such a way that they link to content. like this: href="http://maine.craigslist.org/fuo/4323535885.html" ...
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How to get WGET to download exact same web page html as browser

Using a web browser (IE or Chrome) I can save a web page (.html) with Ctl-S, inspect it with any text editor, and see data in a table format. One of those numbers I want to extract, but for many, many ...
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Do Ubuntu repos/servers perform log analysis to identify & block retrieval program?

Many server administrators want their server to be used only by humans and not by retrieval programs like wget. One way to block such programs is to use log analysis. Log analysis identifies retrieval ...
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How can I remove CRLF line terminators from wget'ed file?

I want to download a pastebin a raw file, and I tried: wget http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=LBVNiRXa -O somefile My only problem is that the file arrives with CRLF line terminators. Can I remove the ...
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Is it possible to download all mp3s from a domain or URL?

I'd like to download all mp3s from the blog pinchy&friends. I tried the script for mp3 in "http://www.pinchyandfriends.com/dl.php?mp3=*.mp3"; do wget ...
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Using wget to retrieve files from autostart downloads

So I'm making my own document of codes to run after a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 and I want to try and keep everything in the command line (as opposed to having to open a browser to download ...
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wget unable to resolve host address 'www.'

This is the first time i use wget so please bear with me. I have flareget installed on my ubuntu, but i decided to try the famous wget. I have no when using flareget, but my wget is not working. I ...
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Downloading files from Bandcamp

I try to find way to download bandcamp music, and I mean to download music I paid for. I want to download albums I bought on bandcamp to my server. I got acces via SSH. I tried to use wget but ...
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iHeartRadio - Looping for changed Auth Code

I have a bash script I'm running that plays a station from iHeartRadio in the CLI. I also use it to record a show in the early morning on my RaspPI so I can listen later in the day. The script works ...
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Upload a file to URL from command line

We can download a file using the following command line in Ubuntu: wget url Can anyone tell me how to upload file to URL?
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Downloading Dreamspark MS Windows on Ubuntu

i have been trying to download windows xp, from the dreamspark website. unfortunately a secure download manager(SDM) is used to download the iso image. SDM will only run on windows. how do i remedy ...
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download a whole website with wget (or other) including all its downloadable content

I'm trying to download winamp's website in case they shut it down. I need to download literally everything. I tried once with wget and I managed to download the website itself pretty well but when I ...
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Get the size of a remote file from terminal

I want to download a file from a server, but before doing so I would like to know the actual file size. I know that wget will display the filesize when the download is started, but this actually ...
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Download website and make it searchable

Is there a software (apart from the browser) that takes multiple pages that were downloaded with wget, displays them and - the most important feature - offers a fast full text search as HTML (not ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Server : wget changes the filename of downloaded file automatically

I have a simple shell script on my Ubuntu 13.10 Server to download all files in a list. filen="/home/chester/test/workobject.txt" dir_log="/home/chester/test" if [ -f "$filen" ] then cd $dir_log for ...
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wget -O command not found

This is my first day using Ubuntu 12.04. I am using Ubuntu as it is the only operating system capable of hosting an app I created using the statistical software package R. I am trying to follow the ...
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problem with wget in vps

i install ubuntu-server 12.4 on my vps. i want to install virtualmin. when i trying to download [virtualmin]install.sh with wget, i saw this: :/tmp# wget ...
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Extract all files after wget download

I'm using wget to download a list of files from a URL, here is my command: wget --user='username' --password='mypassword' -i url.txt This downloads a list of .gz files What I need to do is: ...
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Multithreaded HTTP Downloader

I am looking for a command line tool that can download multiple urls with multiple threads e.g. wget2 -n 5 http://stackoverflow.com/ http://askubuntu.com/ http://bobo.com/ Where -n = number of ...
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Wget with response time

I'm trying to debug some network issues and I'd like to track down the response time for different events. For instance, the time it takes to connect to the server vs the time it took for the server ...
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wget download list to specific directories

I would like to create a short but sweet script for wget to use a .list file. The catch is that I'd like to set directories that these files go into. Example: file: url.list [group 1] ...