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Wget: Is there a way to pass username and password from a file?

Is there a way to pass the username and password from a file instead of the command line via --user and --password? Background: I want to run wget via cron and don't want the username/password show ...
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Using wget to fetch password protected website (trac wiki page)

I want to write a bash script that will notify me about changes on a trac wiki timeline. Unfortunately I can't "login" (it needs cookie for next logins). wget http://someserver.com/trac/xxx/login \ ...
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Passing password from scheduled task to WGET --proxy-password argument?

I am trying to set up a daily scheduled download of files from an external web-server, using WGET, Windows' task-scheduler and command-scripts. Since WGET will be run on a server from within the ...