I often need to download a file from sourceforge to a server or some remote system via command line but I can never remember how. I decided to write it down so I don’t have to keep sifting through AskUbuntu when I need to.
All you need to do is use wget, paste in the link you get from clicking the download button and specify the file name with
So if I wanted to download ClamAV (found here) I’d click on the download link, get the url and filename and paste them in like so.
wget "http://sourceforge.net/projects/clamav/files/latest/download" -O clamav-0.98.tar.gz
That’s all there is to it!