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wget -O- http://example.com/mytarball.tgz | tee mytarball.tgz | tar xzv
2013-03-06 11:11:28
Functions: tar tee wget

Very similar as doing "wget http://example.com/mytarball|tar xzv", this one involves the "tee" command between both, which will simultaneously write the tarball and copy it to stdout. So this command will locally save the tarball and extract it - both at the same time while it downloads.

wget -q -O - http://listen.di.fm/public2 | sed 's/},{/\n/g' | perl -n -e '/"key":"([^"]*)".*"playlist":"([^"]*)"/; print "$1\n"; system("wget -q -O - $2 | grep -E '^File' | cut -d= -f2 > di_$1.m3u")'
2013-02-20 03:37:41
User: Zort
Functions: perl sed wget

1.- Enter into the playlist path.

2.- Run the command.

3.- Playlists created!

wget -c or wget --continue
2013-02-17 21:12:00
User: sonic
Functions: wget

I couldn't find this on the site and it's a useful switch. Great for large files.

http_proxy= wget --http-user='domain\account' --http-password='###' -p -r -l 8 --no-remove-listing -P . 'http://sp.corp.com/teams/Team/Shared%20Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx?RootFolder=%2fteams%2fTeam%2fShared%20Documents%2fFolder'
2012-12-26 09:03:55
User: mhs
Functions: wget

If you have to deal with MS Sharepoint which is (rarely, let's hope) used in e.g. certain corporate environments).

This uses Cntlm.

For single files, just use cURL -- its NTLM authentication works quite well.

# /etc/cntlm.conf:

# Username account

# Domain domain

# Password ############

# Proxy (IP of the sharepoint site)

# NoProxy *

# Listen 3128

wget --recursive --page-requisites --convert-links www.moyagraphix.co.za
wget --input-file=~/donwloads.txt --user="$USER" --password="$(gpg2 --decrypt ~/.gnupg/passwd/http-auth.gpg 2>/dev/null)"
2012-12-13 00:14:55
User: kyle0r
Functions: wget
Tags: GPG password

In this example, where the users gpg keyring has a password, the user will be interactively prompted for the keyring password.

If the keyring has no password, same as above, sans the prompt. Suitable for cron jobs.

~/.gnupg/passwd/http-auth.gpg is the encrypted http auth password, for this particular wget use case.

This approach has many use cases.

example bash functions:

function http_auth_pass() { gpg2 --decrypt ~/.gnupg/passwd/http-auth.gpg 2>/dev/null; }

function decrypt_pass() { gpg2 --decrypt ~/.gnupg/passwd/"$1" 2>/dev/null; }

wget --no-check-certificate https://code.google.com/p/msysgit/downloads/list -O - 2>nul | sed -n "0,/.*\(\/\/msysgit.googlecode.com\/files\/Git-.*\.exe\).*/s//http:\1/p" | wget -i - -O Git-Latest.exe
2012-11-14 08:17:50
User: michfield
Functions: sed wget
Tags: git windows wget

This command should be copy-pasted in Windows, but very similar one will work on Linux.

It uses wget and sed.

function ip-where { wget -qO- -U Mozilla http://www.ip-adress.com/ip_tracer/$1 | html2text -nobs -style pretty | sed -n /^$1/,/^$/p;}
2012-10-22 21:39:53
User: tox2ik
Functions: sed wget

Tries to avoid the fragile nature of scrapers by looking for user-input in the output as opposed to markup or headers on the web site.

ompload() { wget -O- - "$1" --quiet|curl -# -F [email protected] http://ompldr.org/upload|awk '/Info:|File:|Thumbnail:|BBCode:/{gsub(/<[^<]*?\/?>/,"");$1=$1;print}';}
2012-10-19 22:54:55
User: dzup
Functions: awk wget

Like i said, i havent test it yet, all becouse my internet its soo slow, if you try and works please share, also be nice to do it using the direct url link.

apt-popcon() { (echo \#rank; apt-cache search "[email protected]" |awk '$1 !~ /^lib/ {print " "$1" "}') |grep -Ff- <(wget -qqO- http://popcon.debian.org/by_inst.gz |gunzip); }
2012-09-08 00:29:31
User: khopesh
Functions: apt awk echo grep wget

This will take the packages matching a given `apt-cache search` query (a collection of AND'd words or regexps) and tell you how popular they are. This is particularly nice for those times you have to figure out which solution to use for e.g. a PDF reader or a VNC client.

Substitute "ubuntu.com" for "debian.org" if you want this to use Ubuntu's data instead. Everything else will work perfectly.

wget -mk -w 20 http://www.example.com/
wb(){ for i in $(wget -O- -U "" "http://wallbase.cc/random/23/eqeq/1920x1080/0/" --quiet|grep wallpaper/|grep -oe 'http://wallbase.[^"]*'); do if (( n > "$1" )); then break;fi;let n++;wget $(wget -O- -U "" $i --quiet|grep -oe 'http://[^"]*\.jpg');done;}
for i in $(wget -O- -U "" "http://wallbase.cc/random/23/e..." --quiet|grep wallpaper/|grep -oe 'http://wallbase.cc[^"]*'); do wget $(wget -O- -U "" $i --quiet|grep -oe 'http://[^"]*\.jpg');done
wget --no-use-server-timestamps $(curl $(curl http://wallbase.cc/random/23/eqeq/1920x1080/0/100/20 | grep 'wallpaper/' | awk -F'"' '{print $2}' | head -n1) | grep -A4 bigwall | grep img | awk -F'"' '{print $2}'); feh --bg-center $(ls -1t | head -n1)
for i in {1..10};do wget $(wget -O- -U "" "http://images.google.com/images?imgsz=xxlarge&hl=en&q=wallpaper+HD&start=$(($RANDOM%900+100))" --quiet | grep -oe 'http://[^"]*\.jpg' | head -1);done
2012-07-26 10:42:13
User: dzup
Functions: grep head wget

you may want &hl=en for &hl=es for the language

you may want imgsz=xxlarge for imgsz=large or whatever filter

you may want q=apples or whatever

while pgrep wget || sudo shutdown -P now; do sleep 1m; done
cat urls.txt | wget -i- -T 10 -t 3 --waitretry 1
wget -O - http://www.reddit.com/r/wallpapers.rss | grep -Eo 'http://i.imgur.com[^&]+jpg' | head -1 | xargs wget -O background.jpg
2012-04-25 11:15:26
User: untitaker
Functions: grep head wget xargs

Doesn't depend on curl and doesn't use thumbnails as wallpaper (which has the unfortunate effect of only allowing imgur links)

wget -S --spider http://osswin.sourceforge.net/ 2>&1 | grep Mod
2012-04-18 03:43:33
User: dmmst19
Functions: grep wget

I used to use the Firefox "View page info" feature a lot to determine how stale the web page I was looking at was. Now that I use mostly Chrome I miss that feature, so here is a command line alternative using wget. The -S says to display the server response, the --spider says to not download any files/pages, just fetch the header. The output goes to stderr, so to grep it you use 2>&1 to combine the stderr stream with stdout, the pipe that to grep for Last-Modified.

You can use curl instead if you have it installed, like this:

curl --head -s http://osswin.sourceforge.net | grep Mod
wget -q ip.nu && cat index.html
wget -m -k -K -E http://url/of/web/site
wget -qO - http://whatismyip.org | tail
2012-03-17 10:13:05
User: Flolagale
Functions: wget

Uses wget standard GNU utility. Prints only your ip.

for i in $(seq 1 `curl http://megatokyo.com 2>/dev/null|grep current|cut -f6 -d\"`);do wget http://megatokyo.com/`curl http://megatokyo.com/strip/${i} 2>/dev/null|grep src=\"strips\/|cut -f4 -d\"`;done
2012-03-04 22:52:36
User: akira88
Functions: cut grep seq wget
Tags: wget comic

A simple script for download all the MegaTokyo strips from the first to the last one

wget -qO- -U '' 'google.com/search?q=weather' | grep -oP '(-)?\d{1,3}\xB0[FC]'
2012-02-28 22:27:38
User: slaufer
Functions: grep wget

Grabs the current weather in your area (or their best guess of your area). Change the query to your zip code/location (e.g. google.com/search?q=weather+jakarta,+india) to get weather somewhere else. change google.com to google.ca or google.co.uk for metric.

wget http://icanhazip.com -qO-