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

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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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Network proxy manager not applying changes made

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and I am trying to set my Network Proxy to use my wi-fi connection to clone a repository using hg. I have set my proxy in System >> Preferences >> Network Proxy and applied ...
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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 ...
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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