Download using wget

You can use “wget” on Linux machine CLI to download files from http or ftp sites. Proxy configuration can be done for wget by exporting environment variables

Initialize proxy :

# export http_proxy=unixfoo-proxy.unixfoo.net:80
# export ftp_proxy=unixfoo-proxy.unixfoo.net:80

Start download :

Here im trying to download Fedora Core 9 image.

# wget ftp://mirror.wbut.ac.in/pub/fedora/linux/releases/9/Fedora/i386/iso/Fedora-9-i386-disc1.iso ftp://mirror.wbut.ac.in/pub/fedora/linux/releases/9/Fedora/i386/iso/Fedora-9-i386-disc2.iso ftp://mirror.wbut.ac.in/pub/fedora/linux/releases/9/Fedora/i386/iso/Fedora-9-i386-disc3.iso ftp://mirror.wbut.ac.in/pub/fedora/linux/releases/9/Fedora/i386/iso/Fedora-9-i386-disc4.iso ftp://mirror.wbut.ac.in/pub/fedora/linux/releases/9/Fedora/i386/iso/Fedora-9-i386-disc5.iso ftp://mirror.wbut.ac.in/pub/fedora/linux/releases/9/Fedora/i386/iso/Fedora-9-i386-disc6.iso

This will download the images sequentially and also indicates the downlaod progress. “wget” is also available for Solaris, HPUX and AIX.

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