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How would one go about downloading a file from the command line using Bash but not Wget or Curl?

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up vote 9 down vote accepted

This is not Bash, but does work in an environment without wget or curl

lynx -source example.com > index.html
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This works with telnet instead of lynx:

(echo 'GET /'; echo; sleep 1; ) | telnet example.com 80
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