wget "http://flakejfl2ke3jrlwkefj38j2ofiwejfoifjalsdkfje3fklwje.exe" is long.

How do I save it as my own name?

wget http://longname -O short_name
  • Unfortunately this doesn't retain the default behavior of renaming conflicts – Sridhar Sarnobat Aug 22 '17 at 2:57

In the spirit of teaching a man to fish:

man wget
  • amen...or just google wget – Aaron Brown Oct 9 '09 at 14:39
  • .... which brings me to this page. – Walrus the Cat Apr 23 '16 at 18:02

Use the -O option:

wget -O myfile.html http://www.google.com/

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