wget - command-line utility to download content non-interactively(can be called from scripts, cron jobs , terminals without the X-Windows support, etc.)

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Download a file to a server?

After ssh to a server, I want to download two files in https://iain.cx/src/ktmux/#download to the server. So for the first file ktmux_helper, I right click to find its link on my local computer, and ...
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Why wget cannot download page as root?

This is odd, I try to download a html file using wget wget --user=xxx --password=yyy http://192.168.1.1/ When I execute it as myself, it works, when I execute it as root it fails with message: ...
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How do you rename files specifically in a list that wget will use?

I have a file with a list of links to some youtube videos. When I run the command: wget -i list Everything works just fine, however wget is automatically renaming the files to the gibberish at ...
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tar a result of wget

I want to wget a file and tar it, in one command, I guess it is simple but I can't get it done. I tried several things. wget <url> | tar -cvz file.gz.tar - tar -cvzf file.tar `wget ...
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How can I download a file from a FTP server, then automatically delete it from the server once the download completes?

From the command line, I want to download a file from a FTP server. Once the download completes, I want the file to be deleted on the server. Is there any way to do this? Originally I considered ...
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Combine xargs argument with some text

How can I use xargs to pass an argument through to wget, but also add some text to that argument?
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remove the bit per bit log of wget

I have a php script that generates bash commands to wget files. I am trying to log wget activity using this: --directory-prefix='xxx' --append-output='xxx.txt' -c -t0 -S" But the log is too big due ...
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Filter hyperlinks from web page and download all that match a certain pattern

I wanted to download all graphic files from our organisation's graphics repository web page. They are Illustrator (.ai) format and Corel Draw (.cdr) format. They are directly hyperlinked (i.e. <a ...
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linux curl POST request not working

I am trying to make a POST request using curl to retrieve exam results from the page : result odd .... I am using the following syntax but various errors are showing up (like content has moved ...
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Re-download Corrupted Part of ISO

I have download an ISO file from one of the public FTP server. It took a lot of time to download the file because of my Internet Connection Issues. I used the wget command to download the ISO in ...
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CURL won't connect to self

I'm having a weird issue where CURL cannot connect to its own server. For example if I'm on server example.com wget https://example.com/ <--- WORKS FIND curl https://example.com gets error: 35 ...
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how to remove accidentally created '~' and '..'

I'm using wget to download some webpages and I used the -P option without knowing that it wouldn't expend .. or ~. So I found I've created them after running the program. Now the problem is, how do I ...
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Why doesn't wget -r get all FTP subdirectories?

When I did the command : wget -r ftp://user:paswword@ftp.xxxx.ovh.net/ It's missing any sub-sub-directories. Does recursive FTP have a limit?
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Download Forum Attachments

Is there a way to download forum jpeg image attachments, possibly using Wget or Curl or some other tool? I would like to download jpeg attachments from specific pages on forums. I'm not interested in ...
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Downloading images from csv file to a folder based on its id

I have a csv-file that looks like this (short example, there are actually about 20 images per id). ...
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wget not working but apt-get does

Although this question relates to Raspbian running on my Raspberry Pi, it feels like it is a more general Linux query.... The Pi is sat on a network which includes a Microsoft TMG server. I have ...
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wget -k doesn't convert all links

I am trying to mirror a complete website to another domain. I am trying to use wget -mk http://example.com However the -k option leaves some URLs original while other are converted such as: ...
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How do I securely download files in shell scripting?

I am writing some shell scripts to automatically download software packages off my server and set them up on customer servers. At some point within the script, the download command is wget ...
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How to use wget to download certain files from a certain directory when the directory itself does not have an index.html?

There are a number of questions similar to this on StackExchange but none address this issue. I want to download all the pdf files in the 2007 directory at ...
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wget and preventing files from downloading on a recursive wget

I can use a command like wget -m -A.jpg http://www.mysite.tld/ but that will download every single file, then if it is not a jpg, it will delete the file, like this: `HTTP request sent, awaiting ...
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Wget - Download pics with particular url string

Is there a Wget command that will allow me to download all jpegs that include the following url: http://www.sample.com/images/imag/ So all jpegs under that particular url will be downloaded, such as ...
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Multiple user credentials in wget

Using wget, is it possible to supply more than one user/password pair when mirroring a website that has multiple password-protected areas with different credentials? I would like to mirror an entire ...
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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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How to run Firefox in script-mode [duplicate]

I have a small problem. I want to save web pages using Firefoxs "SAVE" button and then click the "Next" button to the next page and save it. In total I need to store 1000 pages. Apparently I can't ...
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A small script about wget

I want to download an image file called mch_aktuell_gross_20141229_79514688.gif (basically a forecast gif) from www.meteoradar.ch Here is my script: #!/bin/bash wget \ --recursive \ ...
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Pipe files downloaded with wget into a function

I'm downloading a bunch of images with wget and I want to rm the files if they are empty with a function to which I can pass the file. My question is how do I pipe the images to a function like this: ...
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Multiple wget calls in a single session?

I have the following code to retrieve a page from a website that needs authentication (it uses Sungard Higher Education authentication): wget --delete-after --save-cookies cookies.txt ...
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Excluding some php-pages but not others with wget?

I want to use wget to recursively download a website. The site contains articles served by a php-script, eg. www.example.com/article.php?id=1021&ch=5 - these are what I want, all separate article ...
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wget recursion problems

Is there any way to get wget to recursively download from one starting URL (including every prerequisites) and include other paths for which the same will be done? To make this clearer: The file ...
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wget resume download from dropbox gives can't write error

I want to resume download from dropbox using wget. I was downloading a file wget -O SQLyog.exe "https://www.dropbox.com/s/dfv2z0le0c2bo7z/SQLyog-9.3.3-0Trial.exe?dl=1" .......... Length: 15775640 ...
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What options does wget --report-speed take?

When I do this command: wget --report-speed=type they only type it accepts is bits. It won't have numbers, kilobits / kilobytes or bytes. The help page (wget --help) says: --report-speed=TYPE ...
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“wget --restrict-file-names=windows” seems to fail converting links for NTFS

I've downloaded a website from the net using the wget command-line tool with --restrict-file-names=windows so that once the download is complete I could copy the downloaded files to a mounted Windows ...
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Configure wget to ignore a specified domain, or treat it differently?

I'm using wget to mirror an old website with all of its --page-requisites. Unfortunately, one of the domains which used to serve some of these requisites - is now offline. Every time wget tries to get ...
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How do I put a time stamp with: wget --output-file=[FILENAME] [URL]

So I've been trying to put a timestamp on some images I'm downloading from a webcam, but so far it's been saving the images with the names camera3_date' here's my line that I enter: wget ...
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Bash Script - Wget Graphical Download Progress

I'm trying to port this code from wget + zenity to wget + kdialog. The code with zenity: #!/bin/bash # Start wget | zenity # Note the & at the end of the pipe, this allows the script to continue ...
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wget: 401 Unauthorized

I want to download an entire website that is protected by NTLM but it fails with: HTTP-Anforderung gesendet, warte auf Antwort... 401 Unauthorized Unbekanntes Authentifizierungsschema. ...
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wget is unable to resolve host address 80% of the time

I have a wget 'http://xxxx.net/somepage.asp?params@abc' in a bash file. When I run it, four out of five times it says: Resolving xxxx.net (xxxx.net)... failed: No address associated with hostname. ...
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wget doesn't convert URLs properly when --convert-links is specified

According to the man pages, when I specify --convert-links to wget: After the download is complete, convert the links in the document to make them suitable for local viewing [...] Note that only ...
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Constructing URLs with a list of words and downloading from the URLs with command line

Suppose I have a list of words in a text file e.g: abstinence ; abuse ; academic ; accommodate ; accommodation ; accommodationist ; accomplice ; accomplish ; accord ; account ; accountable ; ...
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Download all pages linked on a page in a certain region

I would like to download my users activity page of this Unix&Linux with wget and all pages that are linked in the activity list. I tried wget -m -l 2 which should mirror the site recursively ...
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Mirror list of files

I've a list of URLs: https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/angular.js/1.3.0/angular.min.js https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/bootstrap-select/1.6.2/js/bootstrap-select.min.css ...
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Resume failed download using Linux command line tool

How to resume partially downloaded file using linux commandline tool. I downloaded large file partially i.e. 400MB out of 900MB due to power interruption, but when I start downloading again it ...
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List of links to images in website with wget

I have a question, as much as I think I cannot think of the way to put all links of pictures in a list, I asked this question before but it was marked as duplicate to post where OP asked to download ...
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wget downloading tar.gz file as html?

I need to download this file http://download.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/jdk/7u67-b01/jdk-7u67-linux-x64.tar.gz using wget. I use the command wget ...
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allpackages.txt.gz has two different file-sizes?

I saw http://linux.koolsolutions.com/2008/12/19/counting-number-of-packages-under-debian-linux/ and I wanted to count the number of packages in testing. I tried as shared therein :- ...
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Get the file list in an HTML directory listing

I can get all files on the bash patches site by downloading them in a sequence: SEQ=$(seq -f "%03g" 1 30) for i in $SEQ; do wget http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/bash/bash-4.3-patches/bash43-$i; done But ...
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Why can't I transfer a file via wget (FTP) using exec() function in PHP?

Put simply, I can't work out why the code below won't carry out a file transfer? I have been assured by the sysadmin staff on the remote server that there are no permissions/firewall issues that could ...
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Can i capture and send GET requests with wget?

So, right now i am using Charles to do this and it works fine. But can i use wget to capture and send GET requests? I want to use wget and the command line because of the scriptability and ...
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curl wget - 403 Forbidden

I am trying to download a site as you see bellow with curl or wget but either one seems to work. I tried different options like "curl -k" seemed promising, but did not work. Every one is allowed to ...
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How to abort wget after getting N times file not found?

I try to grab pictures from few galleries of some site. I do not know how many files are there, but I know the files are continuous named. So I use a regex like that: wget ...