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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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How retrieve files in a minimal ubuntu installation? aka how apt-get retrieves files?

I'm running pbuilder, which setup a minimal ubuntu installation, and I'd like to retrieve some files without «wget» (it's not installed by default), since apt-get can retrieve .deb files I imagine ...
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How do I wget a file from any machine on the network?

I have more than 100 systems running ubuntu. I have a configuration file in one of these systems say 172...10. Can i get that configuration file from the other sytem say 172...100 using wget? I have ...
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Why does applying system-wide network proxy settings affect only the superuser (root)? [closed]

I recently solved my problem How to check if Network Proxy is really applied? Now I can use sudo apt-get install application-name easily - but the problem is that the normal user (not the superuser) ...