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Wget to Access Websites

20190421 Wget is a command line tool to download files from sites on the Internet. The simplest use case is to download a single file”

$ wget -c http://togaware.com/papers/milai87.pdf

--2019-04-22 13:03:12--  http://togaware.com/papers/milai87.pdf
Resolving togaware.com (togaware.com)... 207.38.86.6, 2605:de00:1:1:4a:2:0:e5
Connecting to togaware.com (togaware.com)|207.38.86.6|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 301 Moved Permanently
Location: https://togaware.com/papers/milai87.pdf [following]
--2019-04-22 13:03:12--  https://togaware.com/papers/milai87.pdf
Connecting to togaware.com (togaware.com)|207.38.86.6|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 3867147 (3.7M) [application/pdf]
Saving to: ‘milai87.pdf’

milai87.pdf 100%[==========================>] 3.69M 980KB/s in 3.9s    

2019-04-22 13:03:18 (980 KB/s) - ‘milai87.pdf’ saved [3867147/3867147]

The -c (--continue) option will resume a download of a partially downloaded file. The command is quite verbose, explaining its activities and progress.


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