GNU Wget (or just wget) is a command line-based program for downloading content from the Internet using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP.

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sudo apt-get curl and sudo apt-get wget gives “Invalid operation”

I am very fresh in Linux. I tried to use the sudo apt-get command to install both wget and curl utilities. To do that I ran at the following CLI commands: sudo apt-get curl sudo apt-get wget Both ...
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terminal not proceeding after I enter my password in ubuntu

I copy pasted this terminal: wget -q "http://deb.playonlinux.com/public.gpg" -O- | sudo apt-key add At which, it asks for my password. The cursor moves to the next line and then nothing happens ...
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wget overwrites partial download when invoked for continuation

According to wget's manpage, it is supposed to refuse a download if invoked with --continue, if a partially downloaded file already exists but the server does not support continuation: Beginning ...
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downloads file in parallel [duplicate]

I have list of url(near about 50k) of images in text file which I want to download. Is there anyway I can download it in async way using wget command or any other way, by reading it from text file.
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I'm not able to upgrade NodeJS on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm currently using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I installed NodeJS 0.10. I am now trying to upgrade to version 5 of NodeJS. I used the commands below to upgrade: wget -qO- https://deb.nodesource.com/...
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Download a Specify repository from Windows. [Help!!] [duplicate]

I decided from now start with the world of Linux. Honestly, I do not have access to the Internet to use it all the time. That is why, I need to make a mirror of a repository, then take it with me on ...
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Getting “Scheme missing” error with wget

I wrote a little script that grabs a random wallpaper from the Desktoppr API and changes my desktop wallpaper to it: #!/bin/bash url=$(curl 'https://api.desktoppr.co/1/wallpapers?page='$(shuf -i 1-...
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wget to get a file generated by a php script

I am trying to get a file generated by the php script export.php. But using this command, I am either getting 403 Request Forbidden or downloading the script itself instead of a .csv the script is ...
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Images from Webpages in Ubuntu 14.04

I m trying to download images from webpage using wget package in terminal but its not working correctly. I want all my images to get saved in a folder. But its not working. The command I m using is: ...
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how to search file using wget or curl on server?

I know wget utility which retrieves files from World Wide Web (WWW) like wget http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/wget/wget-1.5.3.tar.gz But my confusion is how can i find content in directory on server without ...
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Download executable script from GitHub preserving +x permissions

I want to make a GitHub repository of all relevant scripts I posted here as answers. But to keep it ultimately simple for the users, I would like to give them a single command to download the script ...
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Can't “wget” a link after passing a captcha

Normally, after passing the captcha, I can copy&paste the link of the protected resource (e.g. video) and download with "wget" on the terminal. Sth. weird happens to this website: (download raw ...
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Download old hamachi version

I'm trying to download an older version of hamachi for our ubuntu server. The version I'm trying to download is Hamachi version 2.1.0.296. I usually download it by wget but when i tried to modify it ...
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configure apache to support wget/wput with authentication

I have a stardard apache web server running on Amazon AWS ubuntu 14.10 with my company site pages. Very simple and standard. I´ve used a framework and PHP for page handling. I have client machines (...
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No certificate files inside of /usr/lib/ssl

I don't appear to have any SSL certs installed on my machine and it is causing issues with wget and Faraday called within Rails. When I run openssl version -a I am told my OPENSSLDIR is "/usr/lib/...
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Wget and Grabitshare direct download to ubuntu server

I am sorry if this was asked before, but i yust cant figure this out... I have a premium acc on grabitshare and i have a direct link to a video file : http://178.63.28.18/~crtani/getfile.php?id=26311&...
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wget user authentication with public/private keys

I want to set up wget (version 1.13.4, but I can upgrade if I have to) to allow me to login with a username to a site but use a pre-established public/private keypair a la ssh to connect. I do not ...
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wget downloads in a loop

I am trying to download some files using: $ for i in `seq 1234 1250`; do torify wget -A.mp4 http://www.my_example.com/video.php?id=$i&dl=1 done Clearly these all downloads will be ...
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wget changes Excel file size

I'm using wget to download Excel file with xlsx extension. The thing is that when I want to deal with the file using openpyxl, I get the following error "BadZipfile: File is not a zip file". But when ...
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Cannot download file using wget

So i am reading The Official Ubuntu Server Book and i just got to the part where i make a pxe boot server. Everything looks good till i am supposed to download some files using wget. The url i entered ...
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wget web crawler retrieves unwanted index.html index files

I made a ~/.bashrc function to save some web directories into my local disk. It works well except some unwanted index files that is not present in the website. I use it like crwl http://ioccc.org/...
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Parsing downloaded HTML

I would like to download a HTML file from a website using wget then search through the file for a specific line and wget that link. example: wget example.com/whatever.html The output of that html ...
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How do I extract test line by line from a text file in terminal?

So I have a .sh script that needs to wget a lot of files. I have a text file set up like this http://www.website.com/w4w4wbvert9rtr/video.mp4 http://www.website.com/wserteg444gs4r/video.mp4 http://...
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One single cron job not running

I have a list of cron jobs. 00 21 * * * sh ~/db_backup.sh 20 21 * * * sh ~/update.sh * 5 1 * * sh ~/db_vacuum.sh The first job makes a backup of a database I have running on an Ubuntu server, ...
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Bruteforce download and convert images

So, I'm basically trying to bruteforce download from a server that doesn't seem to support directory listing or FTP. I know the image files are all png and have numeric filenames ranging from 0-500. ...
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How do you mirror an archive with wget?

I would like to mirror an HTTP directory into a local folder with wget. I've tried a number of methods online which all seem to not be working. My test site is the Ubuntu repositories (http://archive....
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Issue running wget

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on my machine and I use zsh as my primary shell. Within zsh if I run wget <link> , it throws zsh: permission denied: wget as an error. Trying the same command with sudo ...
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Convert whole Website in book or pdf format

Is there any way that I can download whole website content in book/pdf or any printable format. This is the website which I want to convert to pdf https://www.netlab.tkk.fi/tutkimus/dtn/theone/...
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wget, curl HTTP addresses fail, HTTPS work, ping works [closed]

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04.2, and I can't communicate with external http addresses anymore. I can ping google.com, I can wget https://google.com, but I can't wget http://google.com. $ wget ...
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How to solve “wget: unable to resolve host address” [closed]

I am running this as root: # wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/nagios/nagios-4.0.1.tar.gz --2015-11-17 20:31:46-- http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/nagios/nagios-4.0....
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Wget large file ends up 503

I'm trying to download a large file 10gb backup file from bluehost cpanel based account. When i: wget -c http://domain.com/backup.zip I get: HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 503 Service ...
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Download backup to ubuntu

I had my site on bluehost now moved to vps running ubuntu I made the backup of my site on bluehost and saved it in public_html directory with permission 755 Now when i try: wget http://domain.com/...
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How can I download a private bitbucket repo using curl or wget?

I have an account on Bitbucket, I want to download a private repo but I'm not using client like web Browser but using terminal clients like 'curl' and or 'wget'. I want to download a private bitbucket ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot browse, wget and curl https sites. Http works fine

Ubuntu 14.04 cannot browse, wget and curl https sites. Http works fine. What is the problem here? curl http://cisco.internect.net/weather.php Enter your Postcode eg: Canberra: 2600, Sydney: 2000 ...
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how to resume a wget -r download?

I am aware of the questions here that ask how to resume a wget download, which is simply a wget with the -c argument. My question is how can I resume a recursive wget download (ran using the -r ...
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Cannot install WGET in Ubuntu 12.04.1 lts [closed]

When installing wget through terminal it displays following error .I went through questions earlier asked on this topic and so I had added the results of echo $PATH and cat ~/.pam_environmententer ...
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Launch a codeblock in “screen”

I'm working on a script that downloads large files like installers, youtube video series or torrents. It's supposed to work on a Raspbian. So the main part has to be delt with in a screen session. Or ...
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Get all image files with wget

I am trying to download all the image file is a folder. I tried wget -r https://example.com/ And wget https://example.com/*.jpg These didn't work. Can anyone guide?
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wget and cURL not working with bash script

I am trying to download an images off a website and have tried: curl -o img.jpg (URL) wget (URL) -O img.jpg wget --save-headers -U "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US) AppleWebKit/534.17 (KHTML, ...
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MAAS Failed deploying Connection refused when downloading root-tgz

I have a problem with MAAS node deployment. I commission the node and it all goes well, node shuts down and node is in ready status. I start the node it goes to Deploying state and when it starts to ...
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Need help with this shell script getting syntax error

I would like this to search for a file and if it's over 250M then download it. If not do not download it. echo "Name your file." read echo "Paste the url you wish to check below." read url if (( wget ...
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Wget: download files to specific directory

I have been trying to get wget to download all files to a specific directory. I tried the -O option but I get /home/user/xml/: Is a directory This is what I have so far wget -m --user=user --...
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What is the difference between curl and wget? [closed]

Both of these curl and wget are use for downloading files, etc. Is there any reason to use one over the other?
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Understanding a complex wget command

I was just going through a tutorial online HERE. If you see the last command in the section: # For workshops at conferences and events: # Download and install from http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/wiki/...
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what does wget -qO- 127.0.0.1 mean?

I have tried googling for an answer for an hour now and still no luck. Does anyone know what this command mean? wget -qO- 127.0.0.1 I know wget is the Linux "web get" utility, and 127.0.0.1 is ...
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using wget to download xml for conky script won't keep html tags

So I'm trying to setup a conkyrc for weather, using the following script: #!/bin/bash station="KRAP.xml" wdir='/tmp/weather' update_xml() { if [ ! -e "$station" ]; then ...
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SSL3_GET_RECORD:decryption failed or bad record mac

On my up-to-date 15.04 VV Ubuntu boxes, I tried to download some VMs. wget -c https://az412801.vo.msecnd.net/vhd/VMBuild_20141027/VirtualBox/IE8/Linux/IE8.Win7.For.Linux.VirtualBox.zip --2015-07-31 ...
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Wget from webpage in html to many text files

To download all the page one level below superSite.com I do: wget -r -l1 http:/superSite.com But these pages are saved in the .html format. How can I have them be saved in .txt format? (I need to ...
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no reply from server

wget http://10.254.5.225:8080/debs/amd64/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb --2015-07-22 12:59:56-- http://10.254.5.225:8080/debs/amd64/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb Connecting to 10.254....
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parse webpage upto n levels using wget

I am trying to extract URLS from a webpage up to user defined n levels using wget. I tried this wget -r -l$2 --reject=gif -O out.html www.google.com | sed -n 's/.*href="\([^"]*\).*/\1/p'` " It is ...