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Re: Want to use tor with wget.
On Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 13:44, email@example.com wrote:
> Hongyi Zhao wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Tor (http://www.torproject.org/) is a great free software.
>> When I installed Tor on my winxp system, then I have a local socks
>> proxy server: 127.0.0.1:9050
>> Now, I want to use wget through this SOCKS proxy provided by Tor under
> I tried this once myself but as far as I can see Wget (at least the version
> shipping with Cygwin) doesn't speak SOCKS.
> It does OTOH speak http-proxy-talk, so if you're using http then you can
> always point wget at your local privoxy socket rather than directly at the
> SOCKS socket.
> What protocol are you after using wget to fetch?
I want to use wget to grab the following web page:
In my case, my ISP has bocked this webpage, but I can use tor to
access it. In order to grab this webpage for my further treatment, the
first step is using a command-line downloading tool, such as wget, to grab
this webpage to my local computer. But the Tor itself works as a socks
OTOH, I've also learned that curl support socks4/5 proxy, and I use
the following command under my cygwin console:
curl --socks5 127.0.0.1:9050 http://www.cybersyndrome.net/pla5.html
But I meet the following error:
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN">
The document has moved <A HREF="http://www8.big.or.jp/~000/CyberSyndrome/error40
Nevertheless, I can use firefox with Tor enabled to access this
What's the reason and how can I grab this webpage just by a
command-line downloading tool?
Thanks in advance.
Hongyi Zhao <firstname.lastname@example.org>
School of Physics and Electrical Information Science
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