GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols. It is a non-interactive commandline tool, so it may easily be called from scripts, cron jobs, terminals without X-Windows support, etc.

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How to extract ip address from no-ip account webpage in the shell?

I've set dynamic dns for my home network(which is behind NAT) using www.noip.com. I use ddclient to send updates of my ip, but sometimes it takes a while to update the ip. Anyways it's not the point. ...
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Making wget follow “javascript links”

I'd like to mirror a webpage recursively, but it uses javascript links, such as "javascript:readArticle(x)". I know that such links are simply translated into an URL, say "/articles/read?id=x", can I ...
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Cygwin uninsall/install list of programs

Is there a simple way to install a list of packages in cygwin? I've tried the command line arguments with no success. For example I've tried the following with no success in uninstalling wget. ...
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Should I be concerned about hacking attempts via wget on a CentOS/LAMP-based web server?

This is a bit confusing, by the way I’m not a system administrator and only know a little bit about handling a Linux. I’m running a LAMP-based website and hosting it on Digital Ocean. The server is ...
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Windows internet speed test

I am trying to check the internet speed from my windows 8 laptop over a period of say 24 hours. So I would like to repeatedly run a command to test the speed. Various websites (e.g. ...
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What is the curl equivalent of wget -qO (wget -q -O)?

I need to run the following command in Red Hat Linux: wget -q -O http://somepage/somefile.cgi| bash But I don't have wget installed. I could install it, but I want to know how to do this with curl. ...
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Complete site rip of a website using wget

I am attempting to perform a complete site rip of a website, I know where the streamed videos locations are however getting the process to run as efficiently and productively is proving difficult. ...
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recursive download webpage source code

I have a webpage within a website that shows a list of names. Each name is a link to a webpage about that person. Without following any other links on the page, I would like to retrieve the source ...
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wget's downloading progress in reverse order?

i have no idea what happened, but suddenly it started showing progress bar in the reverse order... HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK Length: 4102725632 (3.8G) ...
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can wget limit number of retrieved pages / links in recursive / spider mode?

i use wget for either: retrieving some sites recursively, spider (retrieve links from websites) Sometimes i'd like to get only a certain arbitrary maximum of pages / links. The only limits I've ...
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Download directory & subdirectories via wget

I have a folder with folder view on the web (http://example.com/folder1/folder2/) /folder2 has multiple folders with pdf files within them. I want download to my server via ssh all the content of ...
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Wget download 403 Forbidden or 503 service unavaible

First of all I need to say that there are a lot of question about this error but I almost tried all but still I have. ...
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How to download list of files and rename them incrementally using wget?

I have a list which contains imgur links, I want to download the links from it and auto rename them with wget. For example, these are the links in the list: http://i.imgur.com/YSLB7eh.jpg ...
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403 when downloading from cloudfront with wget (after 302)

I'm trying to download file from cloudfront. It is a file archive from scala-sbt website. When using browser (Chrome) everything is ok. Basically the flow looks like: ...
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Not able to download all files from nexus to git repository folder with wget

I am downloading files from the nexus repo using wget command. Using the command, I am able to download all the files in the C:/ area, but when I am using the same command inside ...
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wget through proxy in virtual box (cloudera quickstart VM - Cent OS)

I have installed the Cloudera Quickstart VM 5.3.0 running on virtual box for windows 7 and I would like to run a wget command but I have troubles with my company proxy (which needs authentification). ...
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apple store showing different page in wget

istore.apple.com live url is different that url which is downloaded using wget Open this url in browser https://itunes.apple.com/us/genre/ios-games-action/id7001?mt=8&letter=A You will see ...
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Make static site from wordpress site using bash

I have tried a few other scripts that can make a static version of a wordpress site but none of them are designed for bulk sites and I haven't found any that will just serve a static version while ...
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Fast way to download many small webpages?

I need to download lots of small pages as fast as possible. Average size for one page is 3kb. There are millions of pages. First, I tried curl but it was way too slow, probably because it was waiting ...
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How do I download an entire folder with aria2?

Aria2 is a great wget replacement, having a lot of features like multi-threading, split download,download resume, etc But having all this features and option can make it hard to do some specific ...
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Archiving websites like Internet Archive

Most of the data for my research needs are met by our Government websites. Problem is they take down websites or certain pages or break the links. But my research demands the access to information ...
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wget a whole website, no sound

My friends showed me a site and I want to download this site for offline use, in basic .html format Using the command: wget -r -k -p "www.flappyplane.net" I was able to obtain the site for offline ...
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I can ping but cannot download from the internet

When using the system proxy, firefox has no access to internet. After changing the proxy to auto, firefox downloads fine. In the terminal, when I tried to download using wget, the ternimal stopped at ...
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Wget - Saving a file to a local directory named after link

I'm new to using wget, so I hope this is not a dumb question : How can I save a file to a local directory that has been named after the link to the file ? It does not seem to work if a redirection ...
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Using Wget to download files with a specific name off a site

What would be the best way to look down through a (semi) top level domain and all it's subfolders for occurrences of certain number letter combinations. I have several folders with large lists of ...
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Wget having trouble just saving the files I want - exclude directories doesn't seem to work

I want to download all government spending over £500 by the Department of Energy and Climate change. These are .xls and .xlsx files, generated once per month. They are stored at locations like this: ...
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Why do wget and curl fail to download page source?

Via a shell script, I would like to download the source for a web page with air quality data on aqicn.org. Here is the URL for the page with Beijing air quality data: http://aqicn.org/city/beijing/m/ ...
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How to read Telegraph's rss feed?

According to Telegraph.co.uk, the world news rss feeds should be this one: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/rss However, with Chrome I only get a blank page. Even wget ...
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Downloading images via wget

When downloading an image with wget using wget link I get the following errors: HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Moved Temporarily Location: [following] --2015-05-24 14:47:46-- ...
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How to install exe versions of linux utilities on windows? [duplicate]

I am aware that we can get .exe versions of many linux utilities. I happen to have wget.exe, curl.exe and busybox.exe. But how can I install them so that instead of typing C:\Users\Rahul>cd ...
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wget converting http but not https links for offline use

I am trying to download a website for offline use using the following wget command on an Ubuntu machine: wget --recursive --background --adjust-extension --continue --page-requisites --convert-links ...
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Wget - repeat download of the same image from URL (with backup and timestamping)

I am trying to download images from a webcam that refreshes the image about every 3 seconds. I want to use the timestamping option in case their webcam stops updating the files (happens from time to ...
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fix wget “invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character”

Wget show me Can't write to ... (invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character) when i try to dump a website with Persian or Arabic characters in urls. Have wget any flag to fix this characters ...
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Craft HTTP GET on Mac to get file

So I'm trying to download a file on my mac but the requirements to get the file are very strict: Username: testx Password: testing123 Authorization You can craft the ...
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WGET convert links not working with URLs that start with slash (relative URL)

Knowing SuperUser family, I am attempting to download mirror a site with the following command: wget --recursive --background --adjust-extension --continue --quiet --page-requisites --convert-links ...
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How to make wget resolve HTTP queries? [duplicate]

Consider the download link http://trac-hacks.org/changeset/latest/accountmanagerplugin/tags/acct_mgr-0.4.4?old_path=/&filename=accountmanagerplugin/tags/acct_mgr-0.4.4&format=zip with the ...
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Modifying wget permissions and download directories on Cygwin

I have Cygwin installed on my Windows 7 64 bit PC and I often download large files using wget. wget, however, saves all files with permissions that forbid me from executing the files when they're ...
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wget grabbing too much

I am building myself an app to analyze MLB stats. I figured I'd be a better citizen by grabbing the data once and putting it on my hard drive rather than hammer the "API". I also thought my debugging ...
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wget starting from arbitrary byte

Using the -c flag, I can tell wget to resume a download. wget will then query the size of the pre-existing file to tell the server from where to resume the download. Is there a way to tell wget to ...
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wget did not resume even with -c option

After downloading over half of an 8 GB file from the Internet Archive, I interrupted wget, and a few minutes later started it again, as I had already done successfully several times in the past: wget ...
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Why wget fails with 'https: Host not found' on Windows?

I'm trying to use wget on Windows 8.1 prompt. I installed wget.exe in the folder System32 and run wget on cmd. But the following error appear: M:\site>wget http://wordpress.org/latest.zip ...
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How to download files from Website using bash [closed]

I am trying to download a collection of files from a website. Where the collection is drawn from "TAGS". I have tried using many combinations of wget and bash scripts with no luck. Each file is nested ...
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Download entire site from Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine while maintaining original URL structure when links span different archives

I am trying to download a very large site from the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine, but the site spans so many pages that archived copies are split across different dates, which is not allowing to ...
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Wget not getting cookies, not pulling back results in check.

I'm having a couple of issues when porting check scripts between a couple of servers. The script. #!/bin/bash hostname=$1 port=$2 retstatus=0 retStr= st=`date "+%s.%N"` if [ $# -ne 2 ]; then ...
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How can wget download full articles instead of just the first page?

I'm trying to use wget to download some articles by conservative columnists from townhall.com/columnists to do some text analysis. I do it, for instance, like this: wget -r --no-parent ...
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wget - limit following to specific links

I want to do mirror of website but limit following only to specific links. Command: wget --recursive --page-requisites --html-extension --convert-links --domains linuxmagazine.pl ...
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wget only new or updated files when the source files are compressed but the destination files are uncompressed

I would like to know how to wget files from a url which are stored with bz2 compression. However, I would like to only wget the new and updated files, relative to my destination, where the files are ...
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FTP: wildcard downloading

I am trying to download a file with name ending with *.csv The problem is complicated by the fact that this *.csv contains in directory of unknown name: eg. Sometimes it would be 2015->Date ...
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wget not handling .mp3 urls when they're actually html files

I'm attempting to get all .mp3 files off a site. They have a URL mechanism that creates a link file call [xxx].mp3, but that link is simply an html page with a direct link to the real .mp3 file. wget ...
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Wget which stops when it has a download limit

I have over 200 wget in screens on my server. I set a download limit in each low wget: --limit-rate=1K. The only problem is that after one hundred seconds, he considers as a finished one, so this ...