GNU Wget (or just Wget, formerly Geturl) is a computer program that retrieves content from web servers, and is part of the GNU Project. Its name is derived from World Wide Web and get. It supports downloading via HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP protocols.

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Why does downloading a large file with wget seem to consume nearly all available RAM? [on hold]

I am trying to download a file of 580MB with the following simple wget command: wget http://example.com/file.ext The server has 16 GB installed RAM of and during the entire download the memory ...
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linux - how to download , uncompress and split 100k Files [on hold]

I have a txt containing a list of 100.000 urls containing each one a tar.gz file ready for be downloaded that consists in about 680 MB. For each given url the operating system has to do the following ...
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Downloading a file over HTTP while it is being downloaded on the server

I have a download going on on a internal network over HTTP (only available protocol) using wget. The content of interest is NOT reachable from the WWW. The file is being downloaded to a public http ...
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curl and wget attempting an ipv6 connection

On my dedicated server (hosted by OVH), that is running a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, curl and wget take approximately 10 seconds to complete a simple request. $ curl -v google.com * Rebuilt URL ...
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Piping wget output to /dev/null in cron

I am running the following command every 5 minutes in my crontab to keep Phusion Passenger alive. */5 * * * * wget mysite.com > /dev/null 2>&1 When I run this it performs a wget on the ...
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Bash Script that downloads a file and checks the value if 1 or 0 [closed]

I need a Bash Script for Debian which downloads a file, that file containts 1 or 0, 1 when the services is running, 0 when not. So how can I check if the file contains 1 or 0?
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Under what scenarios would Apache allow a mismatched HTTP_HOST to pass through?

Someone has managed to pass an undefined HTTP_HOST server variable to my application script, triggering a series of errors. I am quite perturbed but am unable to replicate this behaviour. My httpd ...
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“wget ca-directory=/etc/ssl/certs” failing on Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04's default wget cannot handle SSL. How can I fix this? I do not want to use --no-certificate-check. The certificate I want to authenticate is authenticated against the Root CA from ...
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Why does my cron job sometimes fail on wget: unable to resolve host address [closed]

My cron job runinng properly .But sometimes it get fail with following error message" failed: No address associated with hostname. wget: unable to resolve host address "
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User WinWget to keep web site alive in a Windows Server 2003

I have a site that must stay alive due to a service that runs and check a directory for changes. The site is running in IIS at a Windows Server 2003 and the solution I came up it that I will ...
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Cron getting timeout when attempting to access url (wget).

I'm sure this is simple and I've been digging but no answer is quite as specific as I need it to be. The goal is easy, have Cron hit a url on my server every 5 minutes. All of that is set up and ...
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Wget and recursive downloads

A directory listings enabled folder has 2 zip files. I am trying to download only one of them (the latest). Problem is the zip file name is a random string. The command I have so far is wget -r -nH ...
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wget ftp connection failing after PASV command

In attempting to transfer all files from one web server ("source") to another ("destination"), the wget command is connecting via FTP, but cannnot proceed beyond the PASV command. I'm using an SSH ...
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Ghost running on docker container does not respond to http requests from other container

I am setting up a ghost blog instance inside a docker container. I bound the ghost server to host 0.0.0.0 and exposed the port on which it's listening (port 2368). If I run wget to the ghost ...
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wget and port forwarding

I have a weird problem. I can run this command just fine from various servers: wget --debug '--http-user=USER123' '--http-passwd=PASSWORD' http://GW-BOX:9091/weijhkdsvn/v9_odbc//CRONTAB.2014020 ...
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Protect public directories from download via wget and curl

My users upload their profile images and I save them in a public folder. The file names are not predictable (they are based on md5 hash of user id with salt). When someone views the user's profile, ...
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Use tmux for managing multiple downloaders as a supervisorctl service?

I have many data-servers I need to download data from via http as soon as it is available. For each server I start a bash "while true"-loop and within that a wget to poll the server for new data. To ...
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Allow connection from localhost to the HTTPS/Port 443 Protocol

We've recently set up a new development server and have been experiencing problems when trying to connect to an API via an instance of SoapClient. I think I've narrowed down the issue to being the ...
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Command line tools to monitor POST/GET requests of a loaded website

When I load a website with Firefox and open up the Network Profiler, I can see all the POST and GET requests the site is making. I would like this functionality from the command line. Does any one ...
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curl succeeds on an https request, wget does not

When I run curl from the command line curl "https://example.com" It succeeds immediately, returning the result of the request. When I run the same wget command wget https://example.com ...
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Why does wget from ftp-sites sometimes create a few empty files when it downloads the rest of the files without problems?

I have downloaded 80.000+ image files stored on a FTP-site using wget(1) and most of the files where downloaded without problems but when I did a small check (using file(1)) I just realized that a few ...
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“Issued certificate not yet valid.” with wget?

I am getting the following error when using wget to fetch a file: Issued certificate not yet valid. To connect to www.atlassian.com insecurely, use ‘--no-check-certificate’. Testing with openssl ...
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Unable to get cron to append output from wget

I have a cronjob setup and running, but the logfile keeps getting overwritten every time it runs. I would like for the wget output to be appended each time the cron runs. Why is this and how do I fix ...
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Not able to wget to ftp server

I am trying to wget a ftp server from a remote machine. The command is not getting past 'Logging in as anonymous'. This is what i am getting. wget ...
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Wget on busybox v1.9.1

I have busybox 1.9.1 runing in huawei router. There is few commands, one of them wget and I want to use it, but there is some strange syntax. When I type wget www.google.com like I do normaly on my ...
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Transfer a 30GB tar file from one remote server to another - restrained by disk space

I have a 38GB "Moodle" tar file that I need to transfer from the old server (Shared hosting), which we can call "Server A" to the new server (Dedicated virtual), or "Server B". I'm with Mediatemple if ...
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wget show respond request output on console and write logfile in same time

How can I use wget to show a respond request on console, and also write them to logfile in the same time? wget --append-output=/tmp/LOGFILE.log "http://TESTSERVER:8080/PAGE/DATA" When I used ...
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Can't download from a https address using wget

I'm trying to download some videos from DefCon archive using wget but i'm getting this: Unable to establish SSL connection. I tried to use wget with --no-check-certificate but got the same result. ...
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Perform HTTP request through non-default gateway (CURL? WGET?) [closed]

I have two ISPs /two routers on my LAN with Windows boxes. Switching default gateway (per PC) works fine, so I can choose my outgoing traffic from particular PC to be initiated from whichever ISP I ...
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SSL error curl/wget unknown protocol/wrong version number

I've been trying to use local hosted https urls in command line/cron jobs and i get those errors. curl output is similar. The same commands, when used in other servers works perfectly. Default ...
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How to download images from one server to another

I have a VPS running Centos. I also have a site (say, example.com) hosted on separate, shared hosting. I would like to backup all images in the "images" folder, which consist of the following ...
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wget ftp an entire site is very slow

I'm trying to wget an entire site to transfer from Server A to Server B. It works, but incredibly slowly. I tested this by uploading a 100mb psd file to my server, and grabbing it with wget ftp. ...
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Why would an HTTP(S) request not be logged in IIS?

I'm troubleshooting a batch file that uses Wget to send requests to a website running in IIS 7. The batch file runs Wget twice, the first time to login to the site via a POST, the second to run some ...
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cannot wget wordpress.org

I am not able to wget wordpress.org from server 63.143.51.2. I am able to wget other sites like google.com Error I am getting is as follows : [~]# wget wordpress.org --2013-04-12 01:42:17-- ...
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ldirectord NAT load balancing does not work with negotiate checks

I am using ldirectord for loadbalancing two HTTP servers. On the load balancer box i have the following network configuration: eth0 is used for internal purposes and does not take part in load ...
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Get a URL with variables via Linux Command Line

Sorry if this seems to be a very simple command, but I have been searching for hours without any solutions and exhausted my very limited knowledge of Linux. :-) I need to use some command to process ...
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How to check ip blacklist using curl/wget request to mxtoolbox?

I would like to add cron job to check server ip on blacklist. something like curl 'http://mxtoolbox.com/SuperTool.aspx?action=blacklist%3a142.11.193.83' | grep 'you are on a blacklist.' wget ...
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Download and save a file with proof that it was downloaded from a specific server/url on a specific date?

Assuming the file was downloaded over http is this possible? I'm guessing there could be some way to do it using a hash and a timestamp however I'm not sure how you could prove nothing was tampered ...
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What could block the output of a command?

Sometimes I'll attempt a (2>&1) redirection and some/all of the resulting output appears to be silenced. e.g. wget -O- http://localhost/test.txt 2>&1 I would expect to see a merge of ...
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Download a file from the shell when button click is required

I have a link to a file that I would like to download from the shell. Unfortunately, the URL redirects to a software license agreement page which requires clicking an accept button. This is fine when ...
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Is there a built-in command-line tool under Windows like wget/curl?

I come from a Linux/Unix background and I have been wondering if Windows has a binary that can download files from the console. I would like to automate a certain process and one of my requirements ...
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input wget exclusions from a file?

i'm crawling a forum and I keep stumbling across certain threads that have been going on for ten years. i can certainly exclude these using wget option: -X ...
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error while executing bash script -> command not found

i made this script here, and get the error IA-exporto.sh: 13: wget: not found i tried changing the " by ` and mixed all together and rearranged, but it just won't do.. #!/bin/bash ...
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Wget Minimum Download Rate

Can anyone help with the parameter that ensures that wget will fetch the file at a minimum specified download rate?
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Problems with wget AWS ubuntu apache2

I am trying to use wget to download from my AWS ubuntu server with apache2. I have tried several different options but they all result in either a file by the directory name, or an index.html file. ...
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Prevent webpages from being downloaded by downloadmanagers with NGINX

I want to create a site that offers themes. People will be able to see the themes and use a demo but I want to prevent cheapskates from using wget or any other download manager to download the demo ...
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How to tar folders with specific letter

I have a long list of folders. i want tar only folder which starts with "a". How can i do that? Actually, I am having photo gallery website, which has 1000s of folders. I wish to move another server ...
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What are the possible problems, when wget returns code 500 but same request works in normal browsers?

What should I be looking for, when wget returns 500 but the same URL works fine in my web browser? I don't see any access_log entries that seem to be related to the error. DEBUG output created by ...
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Execute curl requests in parallel in bash

What is the best way to execute 5 curl requests in parallel from a bash script? I can't run them in serial for performance reasons.
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Reboot if tomcat7 service is not responding

I am running a web app on a Tomcat server. There is a hard-to-detect problem within the server code that causes it to crash once or twice everyday. I will dig in to correct it when I have time. But ...