wget network downloader utility is an invaluable tool for any system or network administrator. The
wget utility can be installed with a single
dnf command in case it is currently unavailable on your RHEL 8 / CentOS Linux system.
In this tutorial you will learn:
- How to install the
wgetcommand on Redhat 8.
- What is the
wgetcommand basic usage.
Software Requirements and Conventions Used
|Category||Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used|
|System||RHEL 8 / CentOS 8|
|Other||Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the
# – requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
$ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
How to install wget on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8 step by step instructions
- To install
wgeton RHEL 8 / CentOS 8 execute the following
# dnf install wget
- Use the
-voption to check the installed
wgetversion and correctness of the actual
wgetinstallation. For example:
# wget --version GNU Wget 1.19.5 built on linux-gnu. -cares +digest +gpgme +https +ipv6 +iri +large-file +metalink +nls +ntlm +opie +psl +ssl/gnutls