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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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Why use tee with wget? Isn't it superfluous?

So I came across this code for downloading youtube-dl using wget which pipes into tee here: How can I update youtube-dl? The code being: wget -O - https://yt-dl.org/downloads/latest/youtube-dl | sudo ...
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wget skips certain files/pages when recursively downloading

I want to use wget to download an entire site and all its subpages. When using the following command I ran into an issue where wget wouldn't download certain pages on the same hierarchical level as ...
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Why does wget try to access wrong target?

I am trying to mirror a site which I manage for backup purposes. Here is my wget command: wget \ --mirror \ # Download the whole site, updating local files as needed. --page-requisites \ # Get all ...
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how install wget ver>18 on ubuntu 16.04?

I need to install wget newer version >=18 on ubuntu 16.04. sudo apt-get install wget installs wget 17 version
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wget not working failed: No route to host

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04. Every time I use wget I get failed: No route to host for every website. What could be the issue here? root@zubuntubase:~# ping -i 3 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq....
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WGET image files from source server using CRON to run a SCRIPT using a PHP-mySQL-based generated list

I am trying to setup a process which would do the following : I have a folder where image files are stored (various resolutions : l/m/s/xs): WORKING ! each day, a mySQL table is updated/completed ...
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Unable to install gromacs 2018 version from source in ubuntu 18.04LTS

everyone! I have tried to install gromacs in ubuntu 18.04 using windows subsystem linux from the source, but whenever I am trying to download using wget http://...command, it is showing operation not ...
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Auto-downloading files from password-protected website; wget making me crazy(er)

I run a community radio station that airs radio shows from all over the world. The audio files for these come in via RSS, Dropbox, emailed links, and by visits to private servers. The RSS-fed shows ...
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Download all linked mp3 files from a website using the terminal

I'm trying to download all the mp3 files from this URL using wget, but haven't had much luck. I've tried this wget command wget -c -A '*.mp3' -r -l 1 -nd [URL] and I've tried a few other things with ...
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how to use wget to download shared zip file from google drive?

How do I download the zip files here https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1PYSJLae6m9Bb55NADlFUdtEKH9UHML-l using wget?
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How can I download an HTML webpage including JavaScript-generated content from the terminal?

On Google Chrome, when we go to the development mode, right-click an HTML element → Copy → Copy element, we can copy the HTML content of a webpage. Below is an example of the procedure I've described: ...
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downloading all the AVI files in all the pages of a box.com publicly-available dataset

how should I change this command to download all AVI files in all the 18 pages of this box.com Website? $ wget -r --no-parent --reject "index.html*" https://kuleuven.app.box.com/s/...
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Impossible to wget a link with php redirection

I tried all the tricks I could find to download this link from terminal using wget and curl : http://libgen.gs/ads.php?md5=5C757EA95B47CEAB5065B26EEB55896A None succeeded to get me the epub book that ...
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Does wget remember which URL has already downloaded on each job?

Lets say I run wget to download a website or forum thread that contains several pages and start the download in the last page but as you know they always link to the first and last pages so wget will ...
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How to download AES 128 encrypted HLS Stream?

I want to download AES 128 encrypted HLS stream into a mp4 on Ubuntu 20.04. I have the m3u8 file but it has URI for key as k/timestamp. I have the timestamp file but it shows bizarre text when opened ...
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Installing Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04

I want to install Google Chrome for Linux (Ubuntu) from the terminal. I understand the procedure to some extent. wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb Please ...
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wget specific files

Hey I am trying to download many zip files with wget, but am having some trouble. I have been adding the links to jdownloader, but will take too long to manually add each zip. The site requires login ...
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Create a wordpress Cron in Ubuntu 20.04

I use this cron job in Linux cpanel */5 * * * * wget -q -O /dev/null "https://myurl.com/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php?action=place_tags" > /dev/null 2>&1 I migrated to google with cloud ...
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How to mirror file from remote server?

I tried wget wget -m ftp://miljenko@lw001.usbx.me:11963/Mastering%20Chrome%20Developer%20Tools/ --2021-01-03 13:01:52-- ftp://miljenko@lw001.usbx.me:11963/Mastering%20Chrome%20Developer%20Tools/ ...
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How do I download the .deb package of Vivaldi browser using wget and wilcards? [duplicate]

How to download the latest .deb of Vivaldi browser using wget with the help of wildcards? Vivaldi can't be downloaded without entering the exact name and number of the latest build. For example, wget ...
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Accidentally ran wget -O-, and it outputted stdout to terminal

Accidentally ran wget -O- https://dev.mysql.com/get/Downloads/MySQL-8.0/mysql-boost-8.0.22.tar.gz with the -O- thing, and it outputted random stuff to terminal. Is it possible that it could've done ...
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`wget` does not download all files for svn repository

I tried to download all the data files (in .txt files) from the following link using wget at once. https://svn.sdss.org/public/data/eboss/DR16cosmo/tags/v1_0_0/likelihoods/ Whatever I tried never ...
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How to obtain the latest .deb package of Vivalvi browser?

How to download the latest .deb of Vivaldi browser using wget generic command (with the help of wildcards)? Vivaldi can't be downloaded without entering the exact name and number of the latest build. ...
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trying to download zip file from URL

I'm having some difficulty downloading a zip file from a server URL using wget and curl. Neither worked the way they're supposed to work. For example: wget --user=test.user@domain.com --password=...
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download all files of a certain type that are hyperlinked on a webpage

I have a static webpage with a bunch of hyperlinks to pdf documents. I want to be able to download all of these pdf documents directly into my directory without the file structure and without ...
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Download speed decreasing slowly before stop

I think it's a problem with my distro. Each download (wget, chrome or anything except uGet) slowly decreases its speed. I don't know what to do, I needed to install a snap package and it stops at ...
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How to use wget with “!” in the link [duplicate]

Hey I have a simple question, I want to download the following (for a bash script) with wget: https://app.plex.tv/desktop#!/settings/server/[[long string of letters and numbers]]/status/server-...
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Can I save the files of all the installations I currently have so that I can install them on an entirely different computer?

I know that many programs get installed with paticular hardware in mind, and once apt is used, it automatically selects the program for your hardware. Like the programs installed on a raspberry pi ...
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How to write shell script to wget a url once, then wget a second url every two minutes for 1 hour

I'm new to shell scripting. I'm trying to somehow cron a job that will wget one url once to trigger a task, and another url every 2 minutes after to keep the task alive. So far I've managed to get the ...
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Can I uninstall packages using alien or wget? [duplicate]

I used the command wget to download chrome then used alien to install it. is there a way for me to uninstall it using either commands? the .deb file is ./google-chrome*.deb
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How to have wget entire set of text data?

I have Ubuntu 18.4. I recently found out about wget and tried it on a remote file of my data that I've been trying to get onto my PC for months with no luck. I ran wget and it got the "front ...
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How do I download a large (70+) number of password(?) protected files from a website using ubuntu?

I'm a first-year uni student and I need to download a relatively large number of files, in the form of URLs, that I have the permission for. I just don't know how to do that using Ubuntu on Windows. I ...
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wget “-p” not downloading CSS correctly

I'm trying to use wget to download articles from the german news site heise, eg https://www.heise.de/news/Mehr-Privatsphaere-mit-Fritzboxen-4920115.html The switch -p or its equivalent --page-...
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Ubuntu 20.04.1 fresh install, wget and ping commands don't work?

Something odd is happening in my new installation of Ubuntu 20.04.1. The internet works fine - I can browse websites through Firefox. However, running a wget command or ping www.google.com just hangs ...
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How to use Wget with TMG proxy without username and password

I am behind a proxy (TMG server) that doesn't need username/password. Can i use wget with this unauthenticated proxy? apt-get works fine but i am unable to get wget to work. I have modified wgetrc and ...
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How do apt and wget find URI locations in the web and fetch files? How are these methods different?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04LTS, behind a proxy. This question was sparked by (but it is completely independent of) apt-get install behind proxy - Failed to fetch When I check the location of package yudit-...
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Install AnyDesk in Ubuntu Server Raspberry PI 4 image via Terminal

I've been struggling to install AnyDesk in a flashed Ubuntu Server 20.04 image for Raspberry PI 4. What I've done is the following: delete and clear all other previous installations: sudo apt-get ...
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Preserve the order of retrieved images from a web page

With this command : wget -nd -H -p -A jpg,jpeg,png,gif -e robots=off http://www.e-qi.net/Galerie/Chieh%20Form/Yingjie.php I can retrieve the images from the web page. But I want to rename trem on the ...
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Automatic package re-download while `sudo apt install`-ing

at the moment, I have a problematic internet connection, and therefore a lot of packages that are dowloaded have hash-sum errors. This has nothing to do with a missed update of the certificates, as I'...
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wget install ubuntu

I only have ssh access to this server that is running a Ubuntu 20.4, however our app is not compatible and I need to downgrade or reinstall 18.04 LTS. Can someone give me instruction on how I can do ...
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How do you download zip files using wget and curl commands? I tried and both ways downloaded empty files

I'm having some difficulty downloading a zip file from a server URL using wget and curl. Neither worked the way they're supposed to work. For example, typing wget https://www.example.com/home/...
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What does the -r option do when using wget?

I am having trouble understanding what exactly the -r option does when using wget. The man page says that it'll Turn on recursive retrieving. The default maximum depth is 5. What exactly is meant ...
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Can I force wget to use the secondary dns

I am trying to download something from NVIDIA website on a remote server using ssh. Iran is banned by the NVIDIA website. My server's DNS servers are: IP4.DNS[1]: 192.168....
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How to specify location of file with wget download?

I try to download file so wget -P /var/www/html/wp-content/uploads/movies/2019/ -O love.mp4 https://example.com/video.mp4 But it locates the file in root and not in /var/www/html/wp-content/uploads/...
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wget permission denied error

Task: Hi I am trying to download apache spark using wget. However I get error: Problem : Permission denied. Reason: No write permission for folder spark1 What do I want: How Do I enable write ...
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Downloads in Ubuntu terminal

I am using the Ubuntu terminal on my Windows 10. I downloaded a file from the Ubuntu terminal into a directory I created on the terminal. Right now I can't search for the file on my computer. Any ...
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wget converting or altering .jar file on the fly?

I am very new to Linux and trying to use this application server named Lucee. I am using Ubuntu 18.04. The instructions I am following say to download the application using wget. When I run this ...
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How to throttle jigdo-lite's download rate

By using this command: jigdo-lite --noask http://cdimage.debian.org/image jigdo issues a call to wget like this /bin/sh /usr/bin/wget --user-agent=jigdo-lite/0.7.3 (GNU Wget 1.17.1 built on linux-...
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wget on ftpes://

When i run the following command line: wget --user=anonymous ftpes://x.x.x.x:x/FTP/image.bin.gz It returns that ftpes is not supported. Is there a package to install ?
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how to make wget not to download the same file more than once (with and without extension)

I'm using wget to download some pages and I don't want it to download the same page if it has already been downloaded. I use the following command: wget --no-clobber --input text04.txt --directory-...

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