Monday, April 14, 2008

Using wget for downloads.oracle.com

Downloading from oracle.com using wget is simple.

-First go to downloads.oracle.com and select the software to be downloaded

-Log in with your account and accecpt the license

-Copy the download link to your clipboard

-Find your cookies.txt in your $HOME

-Use wget:

$ wget --load-cookies=$HOME/.mozilla/default/.../cookies.txt -c [your url]

-Now you should be able to download the software

-This should also work for other sites.