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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wget is working only when used with sudo

I'm having quite a strange behavior with wget since yesterday. I can download files by using sudo wget, but when I try the same file with only wget, I can get this error: yusufh@ubuntu-yuh:~$ wget ...
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Using wget to get files from local to server to remote server [migrated]

We have a local server where we carry out much of our web development and then we push this to a live environment so that clients can access. We often end up with huge tarballs (this one in ...
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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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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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wget starts downloading then stops “cannot write to”

I'm using wget to mirror some files across from one server to another. I'm using the following command: wget -x -N -i http://domain.com/filelist.txt -x = Because I want to keep the directory ...
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how to download the ssl certificate from a website?

I want to download the ssl certificate from, say https://www.google.com, using wget or any other commands. Any unix command line? wget or openssl?
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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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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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why i cannot download jdk from oracle web site directly without AuthParam?

that is download with the following command, why it fails to download that file? wget http://download.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/jdk/6u35-b10/jdk-6u35-linux-i586.bin the following command works, but ...
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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 ...
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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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using wget through .pac config based proxy server

I want to use wget through a proxy which uses .pac config. When I googled a bit, I found that .pac is a javascript file and wget cannot parse it based on the following url ...
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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 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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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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Why wget doesn't verify SSL certificates?

I have a problem with my Fedora 8 installation. It looks that wget doesn't know how to verify SSL certificates any more. It's strange because I have another Fedora 8 box which I believe has the same ...
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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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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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How to download with wget without following links with parameters

I'm trying to download two sites for inclusion on a CD: http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/wiki http://www.boinc-wiki.info The problem I'm having is that these are both wikis. So when downloading with ...
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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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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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Making `wget` not save the page

I'm using the wget program, but I want it not to save the html file I'm downloading. I want it to be discarded after it is received. How do I do that?
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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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download only new files from ftp using WGET/cUrl

i have Windows 2008 Server on which i store DB backups on daily basis. I want to be able to download new files only using wget, curl or windows built-in FTP doesn't matter. Can you help me with ...
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Installing make with wget

How can I install make with wget on CentOS? I tried: cd /tmp wget ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/make/make-3.81.tar.gz tar xfz make-3.81.tar.gz cd make-3.81 PATH=/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin ./configure ...
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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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is there a problem in disabling curl and wget?

Is it recommended to disable curl and wget to disallow anyone from accessing my websites using those commands? Or is it needed for some search engines to access my websites? What are your ...
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How to install wget on this?

I did download RubyStack 2.0.3 for VMWare (Ubuntu 9.10) but I cannot download anything on it! It appears that all basic utilities are missing/screwed: bitnami@linux:/var/tmp$ wget -bash: wget: ...
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Wget a script and run it

I want to download a script from: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/11210438/flockonus-stack.sh and execute it. My guess is, to use wget renaming it, chmod it, and execute. What are the commands for doing ...
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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, Curl, Yum Fail but Ping works - CentOS 5

We currently have three webservers. Servers one and two behave, but I'm having real problems with the third. wget, curl and yum all fail to make their connections - that is, they all hang after ...
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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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Escape a ! in the password parameter of wget

I'm trying to execute something like this: wget --user=foo --password=bar! url The ! in the password is causing problems. I've tried escaping it with \, as in --password=bar\! I've tried ...
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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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Accessing a windows shared folder from Linux?

I am trying to copy a (.html) file from a Windows XP Professional shared folder onto a server running Ubuntu Linux 10.04 LTS. As it's a shared folder the usual 'wget' doesn't seem to work. I suspect ...
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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 ...