LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 04-04-2008, 02:48 AM   #1
Captain Civic
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2008
Posts: 6

Rep: Reputation: 0
wget problem


I'm trying to use wget to download joe (I'm a noob, learning some basics) but I can't get it to download. The message I get is:

Resolving ftp.is.co.za... failed: Temporary failure in name resolution.

when trying to download:

ftp://ftp.is.co.za/mirror/centos/4.6...rhel4.i386.rpm

from: http://rpm.pbone.net/index.php3/stat....i386.rpm.html

I'm running CentOS 4.3 which is newly installed and basically nothing done to it yet. What am I doing wrong?

I'm using the command:

wget ftp://ftp.is.co.za/mirror/centos/4.6...rhel4.i386.rpm

Thanks for your help.
 
Old 04-04-2008, 03:00 AM   #2
jschiwal
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Aug 2001
Location: Fargo, ND
Distribution: SuSE AMD64
Posts: 15,733

Rep: Reputation: 670Reputation: 670Reputation: 670Reputation: 670Reputation: 670Reputation: 670
I wasn't able to use wget or curl to retrieve a file from ftp.is.co.za. I was able to ftp, login anonymously and then retrieve a file.

First check that you have name servers in your /etc/resolve.conf file. See if you can ping ftp.is.co.za by name. Then try:
ftp ftp.is.co.za
 
Old 04-09-2008, 09:07 PM   #3
Captain Civic
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2008
Posts: 6

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
OK, I worked out part of the reaosn why I couldn't get there; my gateway wasn't sent in my ifcfg-eth0 file. Now though, when I try to use ftp ftp.is.co.za, I get a login page. No matter what I put it, it always says:

530 This FTP server is anonymous only.

How do I log in anonymously?
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wget problem theoldnyx Linux - Software 2 03-08-2008 07:29 AM
wget problem spx2 Linux - General 7 08-17-2006 06:25 AM
problem with wget COMMAND Fond_of_Opensource Linux - Newbie 2 06-30-2006 04:44 AM
problem using wget, please help squirrel001 Linux - Networking 8 03-01-2006 08:01 AM
wget proxy problem henryluo Linux - Newbie 1 07-05-2004 07:31 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:29 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration