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Use Curl as wget Replacement

Jan 2017


By default, wget is not installed on the MFEL. Even updating repositories (using EPEL) will not enable wget installation. To overcome this you can use curl as a drop in replacement for wget.

  Where you would have used wget like so:
  
  wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm


  You can use:
  
  curl -O https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm


The -O is important, this tells curl to output to file, by default curl will output to the console (screen) and you will just see a mess.

wiki/use_curl_as_wget_replacement.txt · Last modified: 2017/02/28 18:00 (external edit)