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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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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How do I download the entire contents inside an URL?

First, excuse my English if I saying anything hard to understand - I haven't been using the language for a long time. I know it's not necessary to say this, but you know, I just wanted to be caucious ...
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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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Download web pages and extract contents through regex?

I'd like to download some web pages, extract some of their contents on the fly through a regex and save those into files. The utility should be command-line-based. Some pseudo-code: wget.exe -i ...
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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 ...
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Advanced Wget usage

I have a list of about 200 servers which contain links to individual files, for this question, let's just pretend they're .txt files. I need to download every file, however some servers only have the ...
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Problems with Wget to a CloudFlare hosted site: 503 Service Unavailable

I have seen other instances of 503 errors using Wget, but to no available I cannot solve this. When I try to download a certain website, I get a 503 Service Unavailable error. This does not happen to ...
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bash- how can I use wget to send POST data with files?

I want to make following POST request to my server using wget: email=abc@abc.com&file1=@FILE_HERE&file2=@FILE_HERE In above request, there are three POST parameteres called email , file1 ...
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Keyboard shortcut to kill a script containing multiple wgets?

I have a Python script that wgets a load of files: for year in range(2010, 2015): for month in range(1, 13): filename = url filename += "/T%s%s_BNFT.CSV" % (year, month) ...
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Why do images from some Tumblr pages not load, but using wget on them works?

Helping a friend out with their Internet connection because “some pages won’t load”, I noticed that the problem was that the images of certain blogs' image posts weren’t loading on the browser. I ...
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integrate wget with opera 27

I want to integrate wget into opera, I didn't find anything on the web except this article http://archive09.linux.com/feature/59457 which is old(back to 2007) and I didn't find tools->preferences ...
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Bulk SFTP download of files specified by URL preserving directories

I have a list of several hundred files I need to pull via SFTP. They are located in various directories and I need them to be in the same directory setup on my local machine. It is important the files ...
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wget, how do i download an entire site with login details

having a problem downloading a website called http://connect.cimaglobal.com for accounting students, i have to login a i am a student but every time i try download the site i'm stuck at the log in ...
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How can I wget if a file has changed?

I have a cronjob that downloads a PDF file from a remote server. The file name is always static but I save it into a directory with the date. The file gets saved as the original save time from the ...
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How to curl or wget live tennis scores from a Google search page [closed]

Google has some nice live tennis scores displayed on the search page. If I search for "Halep", for example, I get the tournament she's currently playing, together with all the result and live score. ...
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How to check what kind of files web page consists

Is there a way to check what files web page consists. For example I want to download .txt files from the web page, but I dont want all .txt files, some of them, and before I want to check are there ...
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Is there a way to download all .txt files from the page via curl or wget command

My question is in a title: Is there a way to download all .txt files from the page via curl or wget command? Thanks
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Listing the Files in a Web Page Directory via Wget

What should I write in the command line to list the files in this webpage: "http://download.xbox.com/content/5454085c/"? Files are supposed to be in ".cab" format.
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Need to scrape images from google image search

I need to scrape a few thousand creative commons licensed images of a single search query from the internet. When I did this years ago I did a google image search in wget and downloaded the images ...
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How to make wget create appropriate zero-byte files?

I'm trying to use wget to download entire directories with their contents from a webserver. Some of the files there have zero length. Is there a way to make wget create the 0-byte file on the client? ...
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Why is cURL slower than wget

Test page: https://www.beobank.be/nl/Home.aspx This is the result using wget (or a real browser): # time wget https://www.beobank.be/nl/Home.aspx -O /dev/null --2015-01-26 12:05:46-- ...