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Old 05-31-2012, 02:51 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by pwright2 View Post
Searching wget gets a lot of references but I haven't found one that is how you install it.
It is installed (at least in the k3-v3.2.1) as part of the Kindle's system.
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Is it one of the K3 Kindlets that are referred to or part of some larger install like optware?
It is a compiled, utility program, quite common on Linux (any *nix) system.
As such, remember that man(ual) command is your friend.
Embedded systems often do not have the manuals installed, but google knows:
man wget
in google.
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And there is reference to a downloader that uses curl instead of wget? Is that worth exploring also?
cURL serves a similar, basic, function as wget.
It is also installed on the k3-v3.2.1 system image.
google: man curl

Both are "command line" oriented utilities, you (or your script, or command launcher, or whatever) will need command line access to use either of them.
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