You can use “wget” on Linux machine CLI to download files from http or ftp sites. Proxy configuration can be done for wget by exporting environment variables

Initialize proxy :

# export
# export

Start download :

Here im trying to download Fedora Core 9 image.

# wget

This will download the images sequentially and also indicates the downlaod progress. “wget” is also available for Solaris, HPUX and AIX.

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