A commandline file fetching program.
curl is a solid alternative.
- 2016-03-28 - 1.14 (linux-gnu), on Slackware 14.1
- 2016-03-28 - 1.15, on Lubuntu 14.04.4 LTS
wgetis found pretty much everywhere, and I've had it in my toolkit for probably every single distribution since the 90s.
2016-03-28 - 1.14 (linux-gnu) ∞
Comes installed, probably including it's install CD, but I didn't check.
2016-03-28 - 1.15 ∞
Comes installed on Lubuntu, including it's liveCD
GNU Wget 1.15 built on linux-gnu. +digest +https +ipv6 +iri +large-file +nls +ntlm +opie +ssl/openssl
\wget --continue http://example.com/filename.ext
Mirroring a website ∞
\wget \ --adjust-extension \ --convert-links \ --execute robots=off \ --mirror \ --page-requisites \ http://example.com \ ` # `
Other useful features
- There are some other options like this.