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Using a HTTP or FTP Proxy With Wget

Tip on setting up wget to use a http or ftp proxy.

If .wgetrc isn’t already in your user directory make sure to create it.

# touch ~/.wgetrc

Now edit ~/.wgetrc with your favorite editor, and add the following values:

http_proxy = ipaddress:port
ftp_proxy = ipaddress:port
use_proxy = on