2 Ways to Download Files From Linux Terminal

If you are stuck to the Linux terminal say on a server how do you download a file from the terminal.

There is no download command in Linux but there are a couple of Linux commands for downloading file.

In this terminal trick you8217ll learn two ways to download file using command line in Linux.

I am using Ubuntu here but apart from the installation rest of the commands are equally valid for all other Linux distributions.

wget is perhaps the most used command line download manager for Linux and UNIX-like systems. You can download a single file multiple files entire directory or even an entire website using wget.

wget is non-interactive and can easily work in the background. This means you can easily use it in scripts or even build tools like uGet download manager.

Let8217s see how to use wget to download file from terminal.

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