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The following link image has a space: XA509LA_190x170.jpg

I can get the image using:

wget " XA509LA_190x170.jpg"

However, as I have multiple links, I am doing it using a file, like this:

wget -i image_links.txt

The "wget" commmand won't read the links with spaces from the file. I have try using the following links inside the file (double comma, backslash before the space):

" XA509LA_190x170.jpg"
"\ XA509LA_190x170.jpg"

But none of them work. Does anyone know how I can get it working?

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2 Answers 2

If you put each HTTP URL on a line of its own, it should work: with space1 with space2

This works for me (GNU wget 1.11.4).

Alternatively, you can URL-escape the spaces, by replacing them with %20, as in
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Put each URL on one line and make sure to use UNIX line endings for the .txt file.

I used the following script provided by Python to accomplish this in Windows:

python C:\Python27\Tools\scripts\ textfile.txt
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