Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I'm trying to add a delicious bookmark from a shell script, but keep getting the mysterious "something went wrong" error. I've checked the official spec and several examples and everything looks right. Any ideas?

wget --no-check-certificate --http-user=MYUSERNAME --http-passwd=MYPASSWORD

also tried

wget --no-check-certificate
share|improve this question
what distro and version of wget? – Journeyman Geek Mar 1 '12 at 8:18
"GNU Wget 1.13.4 built on darwin10.8.0." On OSX 10.6.8 – Stan James Mar 1 '12 at 18:56
up vote 1 down vote accepted

The following works using curl:

curl ""

Solution found via this post. Still can't get wget to work, however.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.