cget(1) Cherokee web downloader


cget [options] URL


cget is a web downloading tool


No option is mandatory. By default the web is downloaded but it is not saved. If that is not the desired behavior it must be specified explicitly. Below is a summary of the cget options.


-V, --version
Display version of currently installed cget and exit.
-h, --help
Display help screen with common options.
Logging and input file:
-q, --quiet
Run in quiet mode: no output is displayed.


-O, --output-document=FILE
Writes whatever document is downloaded to FILE

HTTP options:

-s, --save-headers
This option saves HTTP headers to the file being saved (specified with -O option)
this option inserts STRING among the headers sent in the HTTP request.


Bug reports

I would appreciate hearing of any problems you have with Cherokee. I would also like to hear from you if you have successfully used Cherokee, especially if you are using it for a distribution.

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Alvaro Lopez Ortega <[email protected]>. Manual page updated by Taher Shihadeh <[email protected]>.