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Old 07-02-2008, 09:40 PM   #1
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How to change the destination of downloads when using wget?

When using wget I would like to be able to change the location of where it is downloaded to, eg, to either my desktop or flash drive.

Could someone provide the commands for this please?

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Old 07-02-2008, 09:56 PM   #2
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This is in the man page for wget:

man wget


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