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Old 04-19-2011, 04:02 AM   #16
ajbird
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+1 thanks

after all this time (and for no apparent reason) wget stopped working with 401 errors using -U firefox fixed the problem.
 
Old 08-13-2015, 01:48 AM   #17
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Agree! Using -U firefox actually solved this problem. Thanks!
 
Old 10-05-2015, 04:52 PM   #18
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I just wanted to post what worked for me:

The site I was trying to download from (http://www.dlldump.com/) requires a referer. So just adding a working URL to wget's "referer" option fixed the problem:
Code:
$ wget --referer="http://www.dlldump.com/" http://www.dlldump.com/zip/dllfiles/M/MLANG.zip
Here is the original error:
Code:
$ wget http://www.dlldump.com/zip/dllfiles/M/MLANG.zip
--2015-10-05 14:53:08--  http://www.dlldump.com/zip/dllfiles/M/MLANG.zip
Resolving www.dlldump.com (www.dlldump.com)... 162.159.240.158, 162.159.241.158, 2400:cb00:2048:1::a29f:f19e, ...
Connecting to www.dlldump.com (www.dlldump.com)|162.159.240.158|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden
2015-10-05 14:53:08 ERROR 403: Forbidden.

Last edited by dodle; 10-05-2015 at 04:54 PM. Reason: Add error output
 
  


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