Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. Join them; it only takes a minute:

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 tried to install wget version-1.14 (tar.xz package) on cygwin, but it failed. My steps were

tar -xf wget-1.14.tar.xz
cd wget-1.14
./configure 

After some time, it spits a configure error.

How to install wget in cygwin under Windows 7, then?

share|improve this question
    
Could you give us the error it gave? – wingedsubmariner Sep 7 '13 at 16:08
    
upvoting post since you get douche bags on superuser that downvote for either no apparent reason or downvote since they know and would rather not share the answer/solution – Cybex Sep 17 '15 at 12:44

wget is also available as a Cygwin package, so you could just install it using the Cygwin installer. As of this writing, the latest version available is wget-1.13.4.

If you just want to use wget, using the Cygwin package is easier than compiling it yourself. However, compiling from source should also work. If configure complains, then most likely some dependency (such as a library) is missing.

share|improve this answer
    
Yes I installed it as a cygwin package, It is working Problem solved Many Thanks wingedsubmariner and sleske – Protan Sep 9 '13 at 21:52

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .