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wget

Download files from the Web. Supports HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP. More information: https://www.gnu.org/software/wget.

  • Download the contents of an URL to a file (named "foo" in this case):

wget {{https://example.com/foo}}

  • Download the contents of an URL to a file (named "bar" in this case):

wget --output-document {{bar}} {{https://example.com/foo}}

  • Download a single web page and all its resources with 3-second intervals between requests (scripts, stylesheets, images, etc.):

wget --page-requisites --convert-links --wait=3 {{https://example.com/somepage.html}}

  • Download all listed files within a directory and its sub-directories (does not download embedded page elements):

wget --mirror --no-parent {{https://example.com/somepath/}}

  • Limit the download speed and the number of connection retries:

wget --limit-rate={{300k}} --tries={{100}} {{https://example.com/somepath/}}

  • Download a file from an HTTP server using Basic Auth (also works for FTP):

wget --user={{username}} --password={{password}} {{https://example.com}}

  • Continue an incomplete download:

wget --continue {{https://example.com}}

  • Download all URLs stored in a text file to a specific directory:

wget --directory-prefix {{path/to/directory}} --input-file {{URLs.txt}}