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FTP using wget

The program wget can be used to download a remote directory noninteractively. More details on wget can be obtained from the Free Software Foundation. Assuming you have wget installed, use the following command which generates a lot of output on the screen:

% wget -m ''
           => `'
Connecting to connected!
Logging in as anonymous ... Logged in!
==> TYPE I ... done.  ==> CWD pub ... done.
==> PORT ... done.    ==> LIST ... done.

many pages truncated

FINISHED --15:04:55--
Downloaded: 2,657,366 bytes in 4 files

A new directory
has been created and EMBOSS can be found at
. You may wish to create a symbolic link to this from your
directory for convenience.

Peter Rice 2007-04-26