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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How to install python-dev - without using apt-get - on ubuntu 12?

The question is pretty descriptive as it's noted. I'm at a working environment that I have not much access over. I have wget and curl, but I can't find any resources.
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wget: unable to resolve host address ‘sudo’ [closed]

I'm new to these stuffs so I am asking this question. I'm trying to install Java v6 from terminal but I'm getting a couple of errors like: --2015-06-29 15:52:31-- http://sudo/ Resolving sudo ...
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Click every link on multiple webpages

In our project we have pages like http://123.4.5.6/3/4; inside there are a few pages. I need to access the URLs and to click on every link within them to download some files (in an automated way). ...
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Using wget with Streamcloud and pages where you have to wait

I'm new to bash scripting and as I heard of "wget" I decided to write a script to download just the .mp4 file from a streamcloud (or whatever) link. I use it normally like: wget -q -O - ...
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Does wget or any other http file downloader on Ubuntu support wild cards?

I would like to be able to write a bash script to automatically update my MediaWiki extensions and I think I will use this website https://extdist.wmflabs.org/dist/extensions/ to do so. But as you can ...
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wget not getting full directory listing

I've hunted high and low and have not been able to find an answer to my problem. I'm not sure if this is the proper forum, but I hope someone here might be able to help. I have been using wget (FTP) ...
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Why is wget not calling my entire web address?

I have a test script with the command: wget ...
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Extract all files from a .tar.gz after wget and rename them

Is there any easy way extract all files from a .tar.gz and rename the files upon extraction? The tars inside look like: file1.obj file2.xr file3.ty file4.hjg All files are different extensions, but ...
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wget not properly downloading file to directory location

I have the command wget -nd -P /2011/ http://water.weather.gov/precip/p_download_new/2011/12/30/nws_precip_1day_observed_shape_20111230.tar.gz -O 20111230.tar.gz The plan is to store the data in ...
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Specify directory that wget downloads to

How can I specify the directory that wget should download all files to? To get an idea I'm currently running the script: wget -r --no-parent --reject "index.html*" ...
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Missing certificate GeoTrust DV SSL CA - G4

Got a new certificate, but wget and curl are not connecting anymore: wget https://MYDOMAIN ERROR: cannot verify MYDOMAINS's certificate, issued by ‘/C=US/O=GeoTrust Inc./OU=Domain Validated ...
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Wget and delete file on url

Please assist. I need to know how to go about getting a file from my url and then deleting that file from the server. More detail. My script will do a wget from my server and put the file locally ...
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wget 200 Webcat Access denied error

I am trying to download this file from terminal but getting following error sudo wget "http://indiamp3download.com/indian_movies/Gangs_Of_Wasseypur_(2012)_IndiaMp3.Com.zip" ...
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How to download all mp4 files in a webpage using wget over https?

Hi I'm taking a coursera course which has ended. I would like to download all the videos from that course, they are provided here: https://class.coursera.org/statistics-003/lecture As you can see ...
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How to log speed test results with wget? Or other solutions to check ISP performance

I'm trying to set up a script I can schedule to run hourly or so that appends something like [timestamp] [speed] (and ideally [variance]) to a log file that I can turn into pretty graphs. The command ...
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How to wget the most recent AMD SDK?

I would like to script the install for the OpenCL SDK from AMD which I can find here Naturally I assumed a simple wget call would work. wget ...
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wget how to download file from a web page that prompts you to click on “Agree” condition

I'd like to download a file using the wget utility. I followed the instruction on "How do I use wget/curl to download from a site I am logged into?" and the download process works; however, the saved ...
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Downloading using wget - read links from a file

So after reading the documentation, I am assuming that the proper way to do it is : wget -i linksfile.txt Now, what flag is used to ignore errors and keep going. I just wget to continue downloading ...
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How do I restart a wget download?

I use the wget application. One file has stopped downloading. How can I stop the download and start the download again? Here's the log for wget $ tail -f wget-log 287350K .......... .......... ...
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wget: automatically overwrite dowloaded file create time to current?

When I download file using wget it copies create time from original file on server by default: > wget https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ByEt7bVIQAAzDVq.jpg > ls -l ByEt7bVIQAAzDVq.jpg -rw------- 1 ...
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Find the background process of WGET command execution? [closed]

I have found that this command can download the whole website to the local disk. $ wget --mirror -p --convert-links -P ./Desktop/Website http://www.samplesite.com And, i'm curious to know the ...
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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 ...