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2 Invoking

By default, Wget is very simple to invoke. The basic syntax is:

wget [option]… [URL]…

Wget will simply download all the URLs specified on the command line. URL is a Uniform Resource Locator, as defined below.

However, you may wish to change some of the default parameters of Wget. You can do it two ways: permanently, adding the appropriate command to .wgetrc (see Startup File), or specifying it on the command line.