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Re: wget vs lynx

On Sun, Feb 17, 2008 at 10:18:25AM +0100, Carlos Rivera Cordero wrote:
> On 17/02/08 10:48, Anas Husseini wrote:
> > wget is receiving a 403 error (Forbidden) when trying to retrieve a special
> > web page, while lynx (and other text and graphical web browsers) succeeded to 
> > get this page.
> > 
> > What may be the cause?
> Your server does not like wget user agent, in fact it works if you tell wget to
> use a different one. For example try using Iceweasel user agent, it works:
> wget --user-agent="Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20080129 Iceweasel/ (Debian-" http://www.unix.org.ua/

Thanks for that! Those 403 errors are a pain, especially when you are
using wget like:

	wget -a logfile -i file_with_urls

and you don't notice till you are offline. :-(


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