wget - command-line utility to download content non-interactively.

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download multiple files from sourceforge

Is there any way to download / mirror a folder structure with many files from sourceforge using wget/curl/similar tool? I've seen some examples using rsync or scp but I think that works only for SF ...
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Continuing an interrupted `wget` session?

Is it possible to continue an interrupted wget session - eg. by parsing the log-file (created with -o or -a ), or after somehow have wget store additional information to disk (like it's list over ...
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wget files by pattern only from specified directories recursively

I need to download on an hourly basis (sometimes more frequently), files which are being written in segments of 24 hours. The files I am interested in are in specific subdirectories which I am trying ...
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wget fails to exclude directories

I want to download files from a site, but I want to exclude specific directories. I am using the following command: wget --user="xxxx" --password="xxx" -r -np -nH --cut-dirs=7 \ --reject ...
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How to download files and folders from Onedrive using wget?

How to use wget to download files from Onedrive? (and batch files and entire folders, if possible)
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Get total size of a list (containing HTTP links)

I have a file containing a list of files on the web, and I would like to know the total files' size (in human-readable format) and check their availability. Is there a command/solution to do so? P.S. ...
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How to download a folder from google drive using terminal?

I want to download a folder from my google drive using terminal? Is there any way to do that? I tried this: $ wget ...
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Download using wget to a different directory than current directory

I need to use wget to download a file to the directory /var/cache/foobar/ (so, as an example, if I download stackexchange-site-list.txt, it'd be downloaded to ...
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wget, logging the output and the response

I calling an url using wget. This url gives me a response, its a Message id. I want to write the logs to a log file, with the message id as well. Also the log should be appended each time. I trying to ...
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Issue when running wget inside a bash script with an url stored in a variable

I'm having the following bash script: URL=`grep -E -m 1 -o "<ExportCatalogResult>(.*)</ExportCatalogResult>" costa_export.xml| sed -e ...
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WGET Continue without --no-check-certificate

I'm using wget to check if several boxes have access to other servers. The problem is sometimes the servers attempt to self-sign and the script hangs when this happens. It simply stops on the line ...
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bash cannot find mvn command after install

I tried to install Maven on CentOS 7, but afterwards typing mvn -version in the terminal results in bash: mvn: command not found.... How can I fix this so that I can call maven from the CentOS 7 ...
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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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downloading files using wget

I am trying to download an http link from here. The URL is http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/geo/download/?acc=GSE48191&format=file When I use wget ...
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wget doesn't support https

I want to download https://example.com using the wget command, but it says “unsupported/unrecognized protocol”. I tried using the --secure protocol='' but that does not work. I downloaded the tar file ...
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How do I display all URLs in a redirect chain?

I'm looking for a way to show all of the URLs in a redirect chain, preferably simply and from the shell. I've found a way to almost do it with curl, but it only shows the first and last URL. I'd like ...
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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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How do i WGET an image from a webaddress and store it on a remote ftp location as a cronjob on dd-wrt

From a DD-WRT router I want to create a cron-job that wget's an image from a remote location. This image is to be passed on to a remote FTP server for storage. The process is to be repeated every ...
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“Short write” error message with wget

I got the following error when trying to pull down a 300 MB ISO. It appears to pull down 25 MB then stop. Any idea what's going on here? ~ # wget ...
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wget a url from my public outdoor wx cam

I am trying to grab an image from my weathercam using wget and cron. For now I just need to see how to get an image downloaded and timestamp the filename. ...
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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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How do I get size of (deb) file from download link/URL?

I use --print-uris of apt-get to get url (download-link) of debs I want to download and install on my Debian (Trisquel) GNU/Linux. --print-uris Instead of fetching the files to install ...
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How to download thousands of files quickly?

I need to download thousands of files (approximately 2-12 MB each) - Currently I am using the following command wget --reject "index.html*" -A *.gz -N -r -l1 -nd --no-check-certificate --user ...
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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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Put two Cron jobs into crontab using wget

I am trying to put these two Cron Jobs: 0 3 * * * ! sudo -u asterisk /var/lib/asterisk/bin/module_admin --repos extended,standard,unsupported upgradeall 30 3 * * * ! sudo -u asterisk ...
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How to download a file through an SSH server?

I have a server in USA (Linux box B), and my home PC (Linux box A), and I need download a file from website C, The issue is, it is very slow to download a file direct from A, so I need download the ...
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Download a webpage by putting everything it needs in a dedicated directory?

To download a webpage ( its html file and other files needed by it), wget seems to mirror the directory structure of the files of the webpage on the website server When in a web browser (e.g. Firefox ...
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Download a list of webpages in a file and rename them to avoid overwriting?

$ wget -r -np -nH --cut-dirs=2 -p -k "http://www.example.com/1" -O test.html Cannot specify both -k and -O if multiple URLs are given, or in combination with -p or -r. See the manual for details. ...
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Format of cookies when using wget?

What's the format of the "natescapes" cookies.txt when I need to mirror a website that requires login. I use some chrome extension that returns cookies in that format, I save them in cookies.txt, ...
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Equal command between wget and cURL (with options)?

I usually use wget to download remote file, the command I use: wget --timeout=5 --tries=1 --referer=http://www.example.com 'http://www.example.com/abcdefg123.jpg' -O image.jpg As you can see, there ...
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Changing default permissions for wget?

I'm using a PHP script to call shell_exec and execute wget to download some files to /var/www/dir/. (Internal tool, so security isn't much of an issue) The directory has 777 permissions. But when I ...
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Can't wget from github, sslv3 handshake error

We have a script that downloads mod security from github that has recently started failing. The servers run CentOS 6 but RHEL 6 probably has the same issue. The output is: # wget ...
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How do I download from SourceForge with wget?

This question explains how to do it with curl. The accepted answer also points out that If wget is available, that would be far simpler. I looked through mam wget but the got lost in there, and ...
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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. More specifically I want to download all the pdf files in the 2007 directory at ...
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Whats the best way to copy a website onto your harddrive?

I like the website www.globalresearch.ca and I have made copies of it. This command works for me wget -r -l14 -t2 -T60 -E -k --no-check-certificate --restrict-file-names="windows,nocontrol" ...
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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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Type URL and show HTTP status

I want to make a shell script where I type an url and it returns me the status code.So far I've tested wget is there any other cause it has the tendency to save whatever you run. Then I tried to some ...
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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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Download HTTPS website available only through username and password with wget?

I'm trying to recursively download website which is normally available only when you login. I have valid username and password, but the problem is that I need to login through web interface, so using ...
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wget from ftp: supress default page creation

I'm trying to download subfolder from ftp. There are only data files. I'm using: wget -nH -np --cut-dirs=5 -r http://sss.com/1/2/3/4/5 Unfortunately wget creates one additional file: index.html ...
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Webpage content - search for pattern & save to file

I have a web page, say https://test.salesforce.com. I would like to search for a pattern, e.g. "src" at the beginning of a line in the entire webpage content. If the pattern is found, I need to ...
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Why doesn't cp have a progress bar like wget?

Please note that I don't ask how. I already know options like pv and rsync -P. I want to ask why doesn't cp implement a progress bar, at least as a flag ?
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How to implement retry mechanism while executing the server url in the shell script?

I am working on a project in which I need to make a url call to one of my server from the bash shell script.. http://hostname.domain.com:8080/beat After hitting the above url, I will be getting the ...
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wget on the fly to extract specific info from file without downloading the entire file

I have some files (which are in .bam format(binary)) to download from a location. I can download them using wget and then want to extract some specific information from them only. For that I use ...
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Redirect with axel in linux

I am trying to download a file from googlevideo. This download link may expire in a few minutes but I will post everything I have. When I use axel with the following command, I get $ axel -n 10 ...
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How to disable gzip compression with wget?

There are other questions asking how to enable gzip compression with wget, and lots of web pages out there telling how to do this, but I need the opposite. I'm trying to locally mirror a site, and ...
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command-line tool for a single download of a torrent (like wget or curl)

I'm interested in a single command that would download the contents of a torrent (and perhaps participate as a seed following the download, until I stop it). Usually, there is a torrent-client daemon ...
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wget: force no default certificates

I'm having trouble with verification of custom server SSL certificates and wget. wget -O- --ca-certificate=myservercert.pem https://www.google.com This should fail but does not, as wget does ...
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Using date -1day with wget

I want to use wget with a cron to pull a file everyday however I want it to pull the previous days file from the remote server and the file is controlled by date variables in the URL as such: ...
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Using wget, how to download to a specific location, without creating folders, and always overwrite original files

How do I use wget to download files to a specific location, without creating directories, and overwrite the original every time. I've tried using the -r -P and nc options in combination but this ...