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

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wget option to track what % of a website is downloaded

I'm very much interested to see what % of a website is being downloaded from time to time. I'm using wget to download websites. Is there an option in wget to keep track of what % of a website is ...
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Can ping but cannot wget on host with bridge interface

This is driving me mad, since I have spent the las two days trying to solve this. I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS with KVM and libvirt. I have two guests virtual machines: pfSense-2.2: virtio ...
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Wget: convert-links and avoid redownloading already fetched files?

I am downloading data spread among multiple files that don't change once published. Therefore --timestamping is not good enough, because it is constantly checking whatever resource is changed, which ...
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wget doesn't download the http code of a given url

I'm trying to download the html code of an url with wget but I'm getting something else of what I see when I press ctrl + u in that web page, I want to download the html code with wget.
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wget works one server for a url but gets 403 forbidden on another

The command I am using: wget www.fivestarmazda.com/index.htm Works on a digital ocean hosted ubuntu 14.10 machine Works in chrome browser Does NOT work in a rackspace hosted ubuntu 13.10 environment. ...
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Preseed Failed with wget

I have this strange issue. I am doing a netboot + using local mirrors of trusty 14.04 I have done the following to PXE boot the installer label trusty-amd64-manual kernel ...
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Using wget to download websites when logged in to a password protected session

I am having difficulty downloading websites with wget that require specific authentication. Specifically, my university has me login to my account to be able to access university related websites. I ...
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“apt-get install wget” installs wget with 000 permissions

I need to install wget and so I used sudo apt-get install wget, and it did, in fact, install it to /usr/bin/wget, but the permissions are all wrong (other lines for context): -rwxr-xr-x 1 root ...
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Why do I only get half a desktop wallpaper?

I've created a neat little script that downloads a JPG using wgetand then sets it as the Unity desktop background with gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background picture-uri ...
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Wget command error (Error parsing proxy URL http://localhost:4001 : Bad port number.)

I was trying to download and install a package using terminal(wget) that i get this error: Error parsing proxy URL http://localhost:4001 : Bad port number. I think it's because of bad ...
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wget set name of downloaded file

I'm using the following command to download web pages into static html files: wget --quiet http://mytestdomain.com/sitemap.xml --output-document - | egrep -o "http?://[^<]+" | wget -i - But it ...
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wget download all web pages from an XML sitemap

I'm trying to mirror and download as static html files all of the links in an XML sitemap file. I found the following command which is supposed to accomplish what I'm trying to achieve but it doesn't ...
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Download files with wget from a list but save with a specific naming pattern

This question is similar to Download files from a list but it is not the same as I want to go beyond this. Please do not close as a duplicate. I have a list of files to download in a text file ...
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wget -m inserts robots.txt?

I was mirroring a server Im working on before revising code. To do this I used the command wget -m <address> Looks like everything is there. but what is this? a robots.txt file? I double ...
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Cannot install WGET in Ubuntu 12.04.5 lts

What do you think are the reasons that causes this error? The program 'wget' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: apt-get install wget If I type apt-get install wget the ...
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My mirror gave me a 403 response

sudo wget http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/xen/initrd.gz This command did not work for me. The terminal just shows me this message: http ...
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How to use wget to download a lot of videos? [duplicate]

So, I want to download all videos that people post on forums (imageboards) like these: http://krautchan.net/int/thread-27030058.html you see, a lot of people post random files (videos/img) etc and I ...
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Why are people still using wget whereas there's aria2c [closed]

aria2c has invaluable features like: Segmented downloading Metalink Support Download multiple files simultaneously Multiple connection downloading Torrent support with chunk checksum validation ...
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Problem installing drivers in 'low-graphics mode'

When I boot up I am getting a 'low-graphics mode' error. This happened just after installing some system updates. I have been trying some of the solutions from How to fix "The system is running ...
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After Downloading with wget, Cecksums Hashes are different with original file. Is re-downloading the only way to repair?

It was a tar.gz archive (eclipse-java-luna-SR1a-linux-gtk-x86_64.tar.gz) and was downloaded 100% due to wget-log. Is there any way to recover this file without re-downloading? The size of local file ...
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Getting No Such File in Directory running wget script

I'm very new to Ubuntu and scripting. I am a Windows sysadmin. I need to schedule a .csv download once a day for my job. First I tried to use the windows version of WGET and had was able to create ...
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Aria2 download from FTP from a list of URL

I'm currently using the following wget command to download from an FTP server from a list of URL's in a file: wget --user=mylogin --password='mypassword' -P /home/ftp/ -i /var/www/file/url.txt -N ...
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Can't call wget from Python script [closed]

I am writing this script that executes a bunch of commands one of which is to download some packages from a certain url. Following is my script #! /usr/bin/env python #! /usr/bin/env bash import os ...
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Can I stop wget creating duplicates?

If I run wget twice, it doesn't recognise that it has already downloaded that file, and creates a new one. Is there any way to prevent it downloading the file again? $ wget ...
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wget has wrong return value if options -nc and -O are used together

Lets assume I want to download the given php source package php-5.6.4.tar.gz. If I use the following command, php-5.6.4.tar.gz will downloaded to the file mirror, only if the file mirror does not ...
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How to download with arai2c with maximum speed?

I try to read manual but can't understand! My Internet speed is very low (about 32kib/s), How can I make 32 connection with maximum speed in your experience? Do you offer another download manager ...
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How can I download this file with wget?

How can I download this file with wget or some other command-line tool? What's going wrong when I try? ...
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Problem when I download things

I have a chromebook with ubuntu xfce. I'm trying to download an auto clicker. I typed $ cd ~/Downloads && wget -c ...
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How to resume download during apt-get install

I am trying to install android studio via terminal on Ubuntu 12.04. However, every time the terminal gets to the download, the file download freezes at some point like this . Sometimes it freezes at ...
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Save on webpage with command line like in google chrome

I need to grab one webpage (single page, not all site) with all his assets(images/css) in command line. I really like how google chrome do it - if I save webpage I get single html file and single ...
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firefox-wget-window doesnt close after download

I use Firefox with flashgot, which makes downloads via wget. Some time ago, the wget-terminal-window appears, makes its download, and when finished correct it disappears automatically. Then there was ...
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I'm attempting to install latest version of Zabbix on Ubuntu 14.10 server.. I'm getting error 404: Not Found

I know the below is wrong but I attempt to upload Zabbix and then update wget http://repo.zabbix.com/zabbix/2.4/ubuntu/pool/main/z/zabbix-release/zabbix-release_2.4-1+trusty_all.deb
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How to download and install Heroku?

I downloaded Heroku from Heroku toolbelt using wget -qO- https://toolbelt.heroku.com/install-ubuntu.sh | sh in the terminal, which they recommended on their site. My Ubuntu (14.04.1) didn't ...
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unable to resolve host address in ubuntu 14.04 with sudo

im trying the following: wget https://pypi.python.org/simple/ and its working fine. But if try the same with sudo as follows, its giving me an error: sudo wget https://pypi.python.org/simple/ ...
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wget | apt key add problem

just tried to install a key from acestream (Ubuntu 14.04). This command doesn't work for me: sudo wget -O - http://repo.acestream.org/keys/acestream.public.key | sudo apt-key add - The key is ...
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How to know where wget store it's data and which process started it

I have noticed that I download slower than I did days ago. So used NetHogs to monitor which process that use my bandwidth. I saw that there's wget process that I didn't launched that it's consuming ...
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Downloading linked images of a web

Is it possible to download all .jpg and .png files linked in a web? I want to download the images from each post of each thread of [this forum][1] containing a link. For example [this post][2] ...
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How to increase connection numbers in wget?

I want to increase my download speed (like download accelerators) in the wget command by increasing number of connections. In the aria2c we can use -x option to recognize number of connections per ...
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How to download .mp3 files whole site?

I want to download all mp3 files in the website (even in home page and sublinks). For example I want to download all .mp3 links from the "http://example.org/musics/" and all sub-links. How can I do ...
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How to download all files with WGET, including .java files.

When I was trying to mirror a website with Java files, XML files, ActionScript files, etc, wget only seems to download the commonly known files such as xml, txt, etc. It seems to not be downloading ...
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Is it possible to use wget for copying files in my own system?

I want to move/copy large size of files in my own system, and I want to use wget command with its -c switch to having a resumable transferring. The copy(cp) or move(mv) commands doesn't provide this ...
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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 ...