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Old 01-02-2013, 01:10 PM   #1
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(SOLVED) "Error 403: Forbidden" when trying to download files from

I'm at this part of LFS:

When I try to use wget to obtain files hosted at wget-list, md5sums, or any of the patches) I get "Error 403: Forbidden".

Here is the full output:

$ wget
--2013-01-02 19:03:52--
Resolving (
Connecting to (||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden
2013-01-02 19:04:11 ERROR 403: Forbidden.

I am able to download the files manually using a browser - however this makes the process rather inconvenient and I can't do it from the CLI. I'm also puzzled as to why wget would receive this error when my browser doesn't.

Any suggestions?

Last edited by sdraw108; 01-02-2013 at 01:15 PM.
Old 01-02-2013, 01:15 PM   #2
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