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Re: curl instead of wget



On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 07:01:54AM +0200, Basil Mohamed Gohar wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-01-05 at 10:12 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > In documentation, wherever we are using wget, it is probably better to 
> > use curl instead since wget is not installed by default on the Live CD 
> > while curl is. Just a thought.
> > 
> > Rahul
> > 
> I ran into this problem (missing wget) after installing from the F10
> LiveCD, so I can relate.  However, I've no experience with curl, and I
> must say, curl --help is somewhat intimidating.  Is it as
> straightforward to use as wget, especially for someone that may be new
> (e.g., the majority of those using documentation on a new installation
> of Fedora)?
> 
Then shouldn't wget be installed by default?

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