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wget

In PowerShell, this command may be an alias of Invoke-WebRequest when the original wget program (https://www.gnu.org/software/wget) is not properly installed.

  • Check whether wget is properly installed by printing its version number. If this command evaluates into an error, PowerShell may have substituted this command with Invoke-WebRequest:

curl --version

  • View documentation for the original wget command:

tldr wget -p common

  • View documentation for the original wget command in older versions of tldr command-line client:

tldr wget -o common

  • View documentation for PowerShell's Invoke-WebRequest command:

tldr invoke-webrequest