Question on wget renaming files?

Michael keybounce at
Sat Mar 2 21:45:27 PST 2013

>> But the issue is that prior to running this, I have no idea what the redirect will be. And, I have 4 different things to download like this.
>> I want wget -- since it is already following redirects -- to update the name it will use. And that I have no idea how to do.
> In that case, the man page says to use --content-disposition

Thank you


and ... that description doesn't seem quite what I want. But the next option in the man page is
which looks to be exactly what I want.

... and I read that man page twice, and pulled up "info wget", and I still managed to miss that.

This is coming from I hate the new Gmail web look, and dislike Mail only slightly less.

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