Wget

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Download Source: http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/wget/wget-1.15.tar.xz
Download Source: ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/wget/wget-1.15.tar.xz

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Introduction to Wget

GNU Wget is a non-interactive utility for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP.

Project Homepage: http://www.gnu.org/software/wget/

Dependencies

Optional

Non-Multilib

Compile the package:

./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc &&
make

Install the package

make install

Command Explanations

--sysconfdir=/etc: This makes sure that the configuration file goes in /etc and not /usr/etc.

Multilib

This package does not provide any libraries so only one installation is needed.

64Bit

Compile the package:

CC="gcc ${BUILD64}" ./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --libdir=/usr/lib64 &&
make

Install the package

make install

Contents

Installed Programs: wget
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions

wget retrieves files from the Web using the HTTP, HTTPS and FTP protocols. It is designed to be non-interactive, for background or unattended operations.
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