Downloading a file or a web page from a given URL is simple. A few command-line download utilities are available to perform this task.
wget is a file download command-line utility. It is very flexible and can be configured with many options.
A web page or a remote file can be downloaded using
wget as follows:
$ wget URL
$ wget http://slynux.org --2010-08-01 07:51:20-- http://slynux.org/ Resolving slynux.org... 220.127.116.11 Connecting to slynux.org|18.104.22.168|:80... connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK Length: 15280 (15K) [text/html] Saving to: "index.html" 100%[======================================>] 15,280 75.3K/s in 0.2s 2010-08-01 07:51:21 ...