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Neither wget nor curl downloads this wikipedia api request

I can perfectly download this link and save it as a text file in a web browser environment. But I can't download and save that wikipedia api request using neither wget nor curl. I use wget -O file.txt ...
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Wikipedia page modification [closed]

On a specific Wikipedia page someone (dynamic IPs, so I cannot recognize who) is continuously trying to erase a piece of historical information from that page (the page doesn't deal with politics). I ...
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How to listen to a hyperlinked sound sample without visiting a new page?

Wikipedia pages (for example) often include hyperlinks 1 to sound samples, indicated by a small loudspeaker icon ( ). Usually, next to the icon, there's a hyperlink pointing to a sound file. For ...
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ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR on facebook and wikipedia

I use chrome browser. And I get ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR really often, but on wikipedia and facebook only. If this happens, I have to navigate to: ...
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odd way of rendering math formulas in wikipedia [closed]

I am encountering a strange problem that has stopped me for several hours. Wikipedia shows math formulas as LaTeX code but I don't have this problem in other sites like Math SE. The photo shows ...
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How to make Wikipedia forward to article instead of going to search

I recently updated to Win10, using chrome as always I found that Wikipedia doesn't forward to an article anymore when I type in correct word but forwards to search results instead. It also doesn't do ...
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Wikipedia widget on Google search page - does direct link exist to query another words?

I was seeking information about google's wikipedia widget but I didn't find solution for my problem. As You know if You paste word into Google search engine, for example "prometeus" You will get many ...
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Repeating Chrome extension error “failed to redirect”

Occasionally, when opening a wikipedia page I get this type of error in Chrome: Warning: This extension failed to redirect a network request to http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Lymphoma because ...
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categorizing files like that of Wikipedia

Is there any tool to put each of our files in a certain category like Wikipedia so we could call them with that category? there may be several category for one file (so we could not use a simple ...
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How to add/update articles easily on Wikipedia?

To create files for Wikipedia, I use a combination of software (Vim, Markdown, Pandoc, Git ...). As a developer this is just how I'm comfortable. My problem is that to add or update (especially the ...
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kiwix is creating a index of wikipedia even when i downloaded the portable 46 GB wikipedia which has index files already

I downloaded the portable version of wikipedia the complete one.That was about 46.32 GB which includes about 11 GB of index files under D:\kiwix\data\index\wikipedia_en_all_02_2014.zim.idx .But when i ...
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How do I access wikipedia offline from command line?

I want to open up an offline version of wikipedia from the command line with a specified article (and preferably a window size and position as well). I've downloaded wikipedia dumps in several ...
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Wikipedia Offline with Mac OS X 10.4 PPC?

I've been searching around for this and have come up against a wall of dead links. I have a PPC-based eMac that has OS X 10.4 and I would like to get an offline copy of Wikipedia (the reduced-content ...
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How are wiki articles with slashes in their titles handled? [closed]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nip/tuck http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/POW/MIA_flag Simply put, how are pages like these processed by the server or the wiki? Is there a directory named POW or do ...
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How long it takes to index a 9.7G zim file using kiwix-index?

I am trying to use kiwix to server an offline wikipedia. I have got a 9.7G zim file wikipedia_en_all_nopic_01_2012_db.zim. To make search possible, kiwix-index wikipedia_en_all_nopic_01_2012_db.zim ...
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@font-face not working in Wikipedia?

Wikipedia has changed its font-family for the Languages panel, and it doesn't render very well in Chrome. So I wanted to hard-code in the Custom.css with another font, but I haven't got success. This ...
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How to parse Wikipedia lists' source to a .csv file?

I was answering this question when the need arose for a good presentable data set. I settled for using random things but my first thought was to use a Wikipedia list, such as this List of longest ...
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Downloading Wikipedia

How can I download a specific set of the Wikipedia database? In particular, I'm interested in downloading all articles that fall under the mathematics portal and possibly the computer science portal. ...
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Disable HTTPS on Wikipedia

Wikipedia loads over HTTPS by default on my machine. This makes page loads take a long time, so I'd like for Wikipedia to default to HTTP instead. How can I do this? I am surfing from a home internet ...
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How to hide irrelevant languages in Wikipedia in Firefox

Is there any way i can hide irrelevant languages in Wikipedia in Forefox browser? I want to hide everything except English and Ukrainian for instance so i do not have to scroll on every page up and ...
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How to find articles in Wikipedia Windows 8 App?

I just used Windows 8 for the very first time yesterday. I can see that Microsoft has changed how a number of things are done. Most of the time, a quick Google search will answer my questions. ...
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Why is the background of Wikipedia light blue for me? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: All Wikipedia pages appear to be highlighted in Google Chrome. How can I fix this? The background of every page on Wikipedia appears light blue to me in Google Chrome: ...
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All Wikipedia pages appear to be highlighted in Google Chrome. How can I fix this?

This has been annoying me for a while. No matter what I do, Wikipedia pages all look like they're highlighted. I can still highlight text (see the 'Execution' section in the picture), which is really ...
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Permanently disable Wikipedia mobile site [closed]

I hate mobile pages when using my iPhone since it is capable of showing most desktop pages quite nicely, so I disable them whenever I can. I used to have it disabled on Wikipedia as well, and I always ...
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What software can I use to scrape (download) a MediaWiki wiki? [closed]

I want to scrape an entire wiki that uses MediaWiki software. The amount of pages are pretty small, but they have plenty of revisions, and I'd like to preferably scrape revisions as well. The wiki ...
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Using Chome's omnibar to search a specific site - how does it work?

I'm a heavy Chrome user and while typing in yet another url, I noticed a strange behavoir whereby the ombnibar (url bar) changed to say "Search MyCo JIRA:" and allowed me to directly search my jira ...
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Google Chrome custom search engine for secure Wikipedia through Google search

I have this custom search engine set up in Google Chrome: https://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Aen.wikipedia.org+%s&btnI=1 It searches Google for site:en.wikipedia.org {query}, and the btnI=1 ...
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A better Wikipedia page to PDF tool?

I know that Wikipedia has a tool to create PDF out of pages, but I really want a better tool with these functions: Change the hyperlinks to bookmarks inside the article for multipage books if the ...
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Wikipedia Images don't show up in browsers

It's a weird issue with wikipedia which had left me frustrated. When I go to wikipedia, with different browsers ( IE8, Chrome3, Opera10 ) no image in the site will show up. Even right-clicking the ...