wget tutorial

wget tutorial

Ever logged into your server via ssh and needed to download a file, then
wget is what you are looking for. wget is used for retrieving files via
FTP or HTTP. Most Linux/UNIX servers come by default with wget, although
on FreeBSD you may need to install using the following set of commands

cd /usr/ports/ftp/wget
make
make install

Here is an example of how to use it:

wget http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/patch-2.6.9.bz2