7 handy tricks for using the Linux wget command

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 21, 2021 3:43 AM EST
Opensource.com; By Seth Kenlon
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Wget is a free utility to download files from the web. It gets data from the Internet and saves it to a file or displays it in your terminal. This is literally also what web browsers do, such as Firefox or Chromium, except by default, they render the information in a graphical window and usually require a user to be actively controlling them. The wget utility is designed to be non-interactive, meaning you can script or schedule wget to download files whether you're at your computer or not.

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