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Old 04-04-2008, 01:48 AM   #1
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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 failed: Temporary failure in name resolution.

when trying to download:


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:


Thanks for your help.
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I wasn't able to use wget or curl to retrieve a file from 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 by name. Then try:
Old 04-09-2008, 08:07 PM   #3
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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, 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?


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