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Questions tagged [wget]

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 download multiple torrent links using transmission-daemon?

I am using transmission-daemon on my server with the WEB GUI. I was wondering if instead of each time clicking add torrent then paste the magnet link, I could instead call it in the terminal (SSH) ...
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wget 1.20 package for bionic beaver

i am quite new to linux i am looking for the wget 1.20 package for bionic beaver according to wiki wget 1.20 was released on November 2018 , however i cannot seem to find the .deb file for bionic , ...
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wget cannot access a site on local network, returning this error: A TLS fatal alert has been received

I want to periodically download the index page of a monitoring web service, running on our local network (172...*:) that is using a self signed certification for SSL. I'm using these switches: $ ...
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wget for links inside html pages [migrated]

I am trying to download a file from the following repository: https://trace.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Traces/sra/?run=SRR7276474 As you can see, there are several layers to the webpage. For example, clicking ...
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In a new ubuntu 18, Ping works very well, but wget and browser error?

My system is Ubuntu 18.04 which was installed just now. I formatted the "/" part, but keep the "/home" part. The computer had been Ubuntu 14.04 before the reinstallation. The network wasn't right ...
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wget not working in terminal after upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

$ wget https://www.openssl.org/source/openssl-1.0.2o.tar.gz --2019-01-10 17:27:18-- https://www.openssl.org/source/openssl-1.0.2o.tar.gz Resolving www.openssl.org (www.openssl.org)... 2600:1407:21:...
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I tried to install open edx on ubunu 16.04 using wget but got an error

mohamed32_ce@moodle:~$ sudo wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/edx/configuration/$OPENEDX_RELEASE/util/install/ansible-bootstrap.sh -O - | sudo bash --2018-12-30 21:10:03-- https://raw....
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How to move N lines from one file to another

I want to download multiple files, so I decided to create 4 text files that are handled with a script. toDownload.txt | this file will hold a list of links to download. inQueue.txt | the files ...
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Published wget command line to fetch a PGP key for a repository doesn't work in 18.04

Trying to install SublimeText 3 on a new laptop. Various sources (including the SublimeText site, and "itsfoss") suggest this as a way to get the PGP key for the PPA: wget -qO - https://download....
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Downloading a file in ubuntu from a website with wget

I am trying to download Hadoop from here: http://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/www.apache.org/dist/hadoop/common/stable/ It contains the file hadoop-2.9.2.tar.gz which I am trying to access. The command I am ...
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wget: spider site and check external references

Folks, I'm trying to use wget to build a list of URLs of a site, and also to check broken links. Here's my problem: I want wget to check references to external sites, but do not further process ...
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Remove downloaded URLs from a text file

I have a text file containing a bunch of URLs (more like 500 or more), now I used wget to download few files and I want to remove URL of the files downloaded from the text file.
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About downloads using wget

I was downloading a file using wget, about 700MBs were downloaded but some MBs were still left, and the terminal was still downloading the file, but eventually, my system turned off. What will happen ...
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“/dev/fd/63 No such file or directory”

I've been trying to run a command in chroot (pretty new to this), and I get the following output. root@hostname:~ # bash <(wget -q0 https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ubports/unity8-desktop-install-...
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E: Type 'wget' is not known on line 1 in source list [duplicate]

Hello most helpful humans. I have read endless other threads on this subject, and typed a myriad of commands in terminal, but have caused myself more trouble than benefit it seems. The problem is ...
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Using keyring to automatically authenticate with wget

My university offers all of the curriculum online and available for everyone that has a username and password. So naturally i wrote a shell script to just crawl in every needed course and download all ...
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E:Type 'wget' is not known on line 57 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list, [duplicate]

E:Type 'wget' is not known on line 57 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list, W:Ignoring file 'trusty-stella-datong.volatile' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.01 - apt-get not able to download packages or not working… wget works for the same - please help

apt update fails with the following errors messages: $ apt update Err:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Connection failed [IP: 91.189.88.152 80] Err:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/...
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How to parse through a text file which has urls and indexing, and download images from it?

so I get that I can use wget -i text_file.txt to download images from urls in.txt but the file also has some weird indexing. I'm trying to download a dataset for machine learning and it has different ...
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Installing Rancid on Ubuntu 18.04

I'm using this tutorial to install rancid in ubuntu 18.04, but when I reach the download part I get the file "rancid-3.99.99.tar.gz" not found. I thought that was because of my ubuntu version, so I ...
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Apt-get update connection failed, but wget is OK

I'm on a fresh install of bionic. This server is in Shanghai, China, and I've trying (and failing) to get apt-get update to work. Here's the verbiage: $ sudo apt-get update Err:1 http://archive....
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for loop wget directory array [closed]

i received this error when running the follow script error mus.sh: 8: mus.sh: Syntax error: word unexpected (expecting "do") script #!/bin/bash versions='57.0 58.0.1' platforms='win64 win32' ...
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wget fails by a certificate problem

Same problem of wget interrupted by a certificate problem: After do-release-upgrade from 16.04 to 18.01 Failed to connect to https://changelogs.ubuntu.com/meta-release-lts. Check your Internet ...
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How does can i download all videos (only videos) from a website using wget?

This question is already asked before in "askubuntu" and "stack overflow" but no one answers best fit for question. I want to download only videos from a website and not any other file. HELP me .. how ...
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League of legends Ubuntu Play on linux “Error in POL_System_wget”

i`m use ubuntu 16.4 I am getting the following error when running the installer for League of Legends in PlayOnLinux: Error in POL_System_wget POL_System_wget failed: Server issued an error response ...
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After giving username and password wget says wget: unrecognized option '--ask-password'

i am very new to Ubuntu, I am using wget command to pass authentication details and download file from svn repository by adding its URL, but i am getting the error as "wget: unrecognized option '--ask-...
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curl and wget not working with https sites after upgrade to ubuntu 18.04.1

Seems to be a openssl related issue. Anyone have any ideas as to what this is? Note that the url works in a browser. With wget: # wget -d https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_8.x DEBUG output created ...
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why wget does not use userName and password in URL first time

Below is the command and response of wget, It first time does not use provided userName and password and get 401, later it uses the auth and gets 200. This works well with curl but same thing happens ...
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After remove wget Jboss does not work

My instance on Amazon was invaded to mine Monero. One of the precautions was to remove wget. After that Jboss stopped working. Why does this happen? Error message: /usr/lib/jvm/java-8-oracle/bin/ ...
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Scrape website for CSS selector

I am building an indexing for books and want to extract titles from say this website https://us.macmillan.com/search?page_number=1 . I came accross this: echo "https://us.macmillan.com/search?...
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Wget does not recognize directory on ftp

I need a help with the Wget command in linux, ubuntu. I am using this command on an ftp site ftp://ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genomes/genbank/viral/ The command is as follows: for i in $(cat /tmp/file.txt)...
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Problem with wget: “Error in server response, closing control connection.”

I use linux Ubuntu. I was trying to download a file from ebi. And it shows like this : --2018-08-11 20:26:48-- ftp://ftp.sra.ebi.ac.uk/vol1/fastq/SRR615/008/SRR6156068/SRR6156068_1.fastq.gz (try:...
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Wget command : can't use -b and -P together

I tried to download this link ftp://ftp.sra.ebi.ac.uk/vol1/fastq/SRR615/008/SRR6156068/SRR6156068_1.fastq.gz using wget. I want to download in background and to a specific directory, so i use this ...
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How to pass a stored bash variable to a wget url [duplicate]

I am trying to pass a variable stored in shell script and when It runs the wget command it only returns the website without the variables being passed below is the code I have for the shell script ip=...
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Winetricks sha256sum mismatch! Rename “x” and try again

this is my first post so sorry for any tardiness. I am trying to install this: Tree of Savior - Steam Which requires Winetricks in the list of dependencies. However when downloading the Steam ...
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wget interrupted by a certificate problem

I wanted to download a file using wget https://curl.haxx.se/download/archeology/curl-7.16.2.tar.gz. Done that from a friend's PC and got no errors. However, when trying to do so from my PC, on which ...
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How to get total download size of a list?

Imagine that, I have got download-list.txt. It contains some file urls: http://example.com/a.txt http://example.com/b.txt http://example.com/c.txt http://example.com/d.txt http://example.com/e.txt ...
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wget in shell script using a pattern

So I'm currently trying to set up a shell script utilizing wget to download a huge amount of files from a server. I'm using the -A 'pattern*.extension' option to download only files with a specific ...
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wget localhost - connection refused - Atlassian Installation on AWS

I am trying to debug why I get a connection error when trying to setup Confluence on an AWS Instance. I tried to do a simple test command on the CLI and got an error "Connection Refused" which makes ...
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`curl -O` stores an empty file though `wget` works well

I have tried to download a file from https://logz.io/sample-data. curl -O https://logz.io/sample-data However, it just returns an empty file named sample-data. In contrast to curl, however, wget ...
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I get single quote instead of apostrophe in terminal

I have a python script that performs a wget request on a URL with subprocess module and I use the output with a regex to catch the name of the actual downloaded file. I had the problem that my regex ...
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apt-get, curl, wget fail but ping works ubuntu server

Good afternoon all I am having an issue with networking on ubuntu 16.04 server. I cannot update my server, wget or curl anything but everything else seems to be working such as ping, nslookup etc. ...
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Wget: How to download files from a server that requires authentication?

I'm setting up a streaming server running Ubuntu 16.04 for personal use, using TVHeadend as a PVR backend for Kodi. TVheadend needs a so-called "XMLTV" file to provide EPG functionality, and this file ...
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not able to wget a file from link

I am trying to use my terminal to download the xls file from this link https://www.tase.co.il/_layouts/Tase/ManagementPages/ExcelExport.aspx?sn=none&action=1&SubAction=0&GridId=33&...
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Download pdfs from a google website using wget

I have to download all *.pdf or *.ppt/*.pptx files from this website. I am using the following command line. wget -e robots=off --no-parent -A.pdf,.pptx -r -l1 https://sites.google.com/a/pilani.bits-...
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Launch command at boot

I have a computer, used as a server, running Xubuntu 16.04, and I want to launch a script (that uses wget , so it needs an internet connection), and I want this to happen before media partitions be ...
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wget retrieves content in HTML format other than the specified?

I'm currently working on a small project where I'll gather information from a few different tools and generate a web report. Right now I'm trying to export an image of one of my graphs on Check MK ...
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Broadcom wireless adapter shows up but can't be connected

My computer keeps saying no adapter found. I can't include what the terminal said because I have to copy and paste it here. I can't do that because I have no internet on my Ubuntu operating system in ...
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wget can't find item online [closed]

I'm currently making an ELK stack, but when I follow these steps I get returned a 404 error. I can manually download the file if I enter the link into any browser, and even read the files in a GUI, ...
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ftp: download multiple files parallely and resume via wget/aria2

If I use wget -r --user=xyz@hotmail.com --password=password1 ftp://ftp.something.com It works great downloading all files in a ftp server. However, the files come in one at a time. (Say I'm ...