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First of all, you would do C:\wget.exe -k -m …, you don't repeat wget name. Since login into the forum seems complicated (it can get complex even for simple sites), the best solution is probably to log in with your browser and then give the cookies* to wget (either put in a file and use --load-cookies or pass them directly with --header "Cookie: ...


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Silly mistake, but for anyone who might need help I'll add an answer. I hope this will. When trying to configure a proxy on the spot, you must specify -e for both options. `wget -q -O #{prefix}/#{md5_sum(uri)} \ -e use_proxy=yes -e https_proxy=#{proxy}`


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Let's say you're trying to tunnel http://google.com/?q=ssh+tunnel: In PuTTY: Settings > Connection > SSH > Tunnels Source port: 40000 Destination: google.com:80 Type: Remote Then on the remote ssh session: wget localhost:40000/?q=ssh+tunnel This won't work if the website you're trying to download issues a redirect, though.


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Your idea of installing a local proxy server is probably simplest. I've done this many times, but where the proxy server is on the ssh-server side, not client. You just need to reverse the ssh tunnel. I don't know if this will work without having another proxy server available, but I've used cntlm[1] on windows to simplify dealing with authenticating ...



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