Downloading files with wget

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wget is a command line tool available in most linux distributions used to download files.

To install, wget on CentOS/RHEL/Fedora, run

yum install wget

On Ubunu/Debian, run

apt-get install wget

To Download a file using wget, run

wget http://domain/path/to/file.extn

wget can resume file downloads if server support resume feature. To resume download, run wget with -c option.

wget -c

You can limit download speed with –limit-rate option.

wget -c --limit-rate=60k

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