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Why would I use Wget instead of a browser?
September 5, 2016
November 24, 2022
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The browser can record your activities in history and cache files.
wget has no memory retention.
That said a browser is more convenient and I don’t care if the NSA figures out I downloaded
4.7.2-040702-generic last week. I use my browser for on-line banking and paypal which is arguably more crucial than the majority of files I can download with wget.