It worked. I switched to the $HOME/~ directory & tried wget-c from there & it started from 99%. I untared & installed it. In fact, i am typing this from the firefox browser. Thank You ToniT & ranger_nemo.
Could u help me in me becoming a linux expert. Which book should i read (preferably available for download). I tried some. But i find that either they say as if the reader knows nothing or he is already an expert. Something for an intermediate may b good.