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Discussion in 'Linux and Unix' started by mymoney26, Dec 28, 2010.

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  1. mymoney26

    mymoney26 Thread Starter

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    I am "very" new to vps and am trying to set one up.

    I have gotten logged into my vps via putty.

    what I need to do is download the following link below to insert a control pannel

    http://www.virtualmin.com/download.html

    I have tried wget command and it is not valid
    I have tried curl but get the following

    [[email protected] ~]# curl --help
    Options: (H) means HTTP/HTTPS only, (F) means FTP only
    -a/--append Append to target file when uploading (F)
    -A/--user-agent <string> User-Agent to send to server (H)
    --anyauth Pick "any" authentication method (H)
    -b/--cookie <name=string/file> Cookie string or file to read cookies from (H)
    --basic Use HTTP Basic Authentication (H)
    -B/--use-ascii Use ASCII/text transfer
    -c/--cookie-jar <file> Write cookies to this file after operation (H)
    -C/--continue-at <offset> Resumed transfer offset
    -d/--data <data> HTTP POST data (H)
    --data-ascii <data> HTTP POST ASCII data (H)
    --data-binary <data> HTTP POST binary data (H)
    --negotiate Use HTTP Negotiate Authentication (H)
    --digest Use HTTP Digest Authentication (H)
    --disable-eprt Inhibit using EPRT or LPRT (F)
    --disable-epsv Inhibit using EPSV (F)
    -D/--dump-header <file> Write the headers to this file
    --egd-file <file> EGD socket path for random data (SSL)
    --tcp-nodelay Use the TCP_NODELAY option
    -e/--referer Referer URL (H)
    -E/--cert <cert[:passwd]> Client certificate file and password (SSL)
    --cert-type <type> Certificate file type (DER/PEM/ENG) (SSL)
    --key <key> Private key file name (SSL)
    --key-type <type> Private key file type (DER/PEM/ENG) (SSL)
    --pass <pass> Pass phrase for the private key (SSL)
    --engine <eng> Crypto engine to use (SSL). "--engine list" for list
    --cacert <file> CA certificate to verify peer against (SSL)
    --capath <directory> CA directory (made using c_rehash) to verify
    peer against (SSL)
    --ciphers <list> SSL ciphers to use (SSL)
    --compressed Request compressed response (using deflate or gzip)
    --connect-timeout <seconds> Maximum time allowed for connection
    --create-dirs Create necessary local directory hierarchy
    --crlf Convert LF to CRLF in upload
    -f/--fail Fail silently (no output at all) on HTTP errors (H)
    --ftp-create-dirs Create the remote dirs if not present (F)
    --ftp-method [multicwd/nocwd/singlecwd] Control CWD usage (F)
    --ftp-pasv Use PASV/EPSV instead of PORT (F)
    --ftp-skip-pasv-ip Skip the IP address for PASV (F)
    --ftp-ssl Try SSL/TLS for the ftp transfer (F)
    --ftp-ssl-reqd Require SSL/TLS for the ftp transfer (F)
    -F/--form <name=content> Specify HTTP multipart POST data (H)
    --form-string <name=string> Specify HTTP multipart POST data (H)
    -g/--globoff Disable URL sequences and ranges using {} and []
    -G/--get Send the -d data with a HTTP GET (H)
    -h/--help This help text
    -H/--header <line> Custom header to pass to server (H)
    --ignore-content-length Ignore the HTTP Content-Length header
    -i/--include Include protocol headers in the output (H/F)
    -I/--head Show document info only
    -j/--junk-session-cookies Ignore session cookies read from file (H)
    --interface <interface> Specify network interface/address to use
    --krb4 <level> Enable krb4 with specified security level (F)
    -k/--insecure Allow connections to SSL sites without certs (H)
    -K/--config Specify which config file to read
    -l/--list-only List only names of an FTP directory (F)
    --limit-rate <rate> Limit transfer speed to this rate
    --local-port <num>[-num] Force use of these local port numbers
    -L/--location Follow Location: hints (H)
    --location-trusted Follow Location: and send authentication even
    to other hostnames (H)
    -m/--max-time <seconds> Maximum time allowed for the transfer
    --max-redirs <num> Maximum number of redirects allowed (H)
    --max-filesize <bytes> Maximum file size to download (H/F)
    -M/--manual Display the full manual
    -n/--netrc Must read .netrc for user name and password
    --netrc-optional Use either .netrc or URL; overrides -n
    --ntlm Use HTTP NTLM authentication (H)
    -N/--no-buffer Disable buffering of the output stream
    -o/--output <file> Write output to <file> instead of stdout
    -O/--remote-name Write output to a file named as the remote file
    -p/--proxytunnel Operate through a HTTP proxy tunnel (using CONNECT)
    --proxy-anyauth Pick "any" proxy authentication method (H)
    --proxy-basic Use Basic authentication on the proxy (H)
    --proxy-digest Use Digest authentication on the proxy (H)
    --proxy-ntlm Use NTLM authentication on the proxy (H)
    -P/--ftp-port <address> Use PORT with address instead of PASV (F)
    -q If used as the first parameter disables .curlrc
    -Q/--quote <cmd> Send command(s) to server before file transfer (F)
    -r/--range <range> Retrieve a byte range from a HTTP/1.1 or FTP server
    --random-file <file> File for reading random data from (SSL)
    -R/--remote-time Set the remote file's time on the local output
    --retry <num> Retry request <num> times if transient problems occur
    --retry-delay <seconds> When retrying, wait this many seconds between each
    --retry-max-time <seconds> Retry only within this period
    -s/--silent Silent mode. Don't output anything
    -S/--show-error Show error. With -s, make curl show errors when they occur
    --socks4 <host[:port]> Use SOCKS4 proxy on given host + port
    --socks5 <host[:port]> Use SOCKS5 proxy on given host + port
    --stderr <file> Where to redirect stderr. - means stdout
    -t/--telnet-option <OPT=val> Set telnet option
    --trace <file> Write a debug trace to the given file
    --trace-ascii <file> Like --trace but without the hex output
    --trace-time Add time stamps to trace/verbose output
    -T/--upload-file <file> Transfer <file> to remote site
    --url <URL> Spet URL to work with
    -u/--user <user[:password]> Set server user and password
    -U/--proxy-user <user[:password]> Set proxy user and password
    -v/--verbose Make the operation more talkative
    -V/--version Show version number and quit
    -w/--write-out [format] What to output after completion
    -x/--proxy <host[:port]> Use HTTP proxy on given port
    -X/--request <command> Specify request command to use
    -y/--speed-time Time needed to trig speed-limit abort. Defaults to 30
    -Y/--speed-limit Stop transfer if below speed-limit for 'speed-time' secs
    -z/--time-cond <time> Transfer based on a time condition
    -0/--http1.0 Use HTTP 1.0 (H)
    -1/--tlsv1 Use TLSv1 (SSL)
    -2/--sslv2 Use SSLv2 (SSL)
    -3/--sslv3 Use SSLv3 (SSL)
    --3p-quote like -Q for the source URL for 3rd party transfer (F)
    --3p-url source URL to activate 3rd party transfer (F)
    --3p-user user and password for source 3rd party transfer (F)
    -4/--ipv4 Resolve name to IPv4 address
    -6/--ipv6 Resolve name to IPv6 address
    -#/--progress-bar Display transfer progress as a progress bar
    [[email protected] ~]#
    [[email protected] ~]#


    Which one of these do I use to download the link above and how do I do it.

    Any Help Would be Appreciated.
     
  2. mymoney26

    mymoney26 Thread Starter

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    I also tried using yum but it tells me there is an error.


    [[email protected] ~]# yum install virtualmin
    Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
    Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in ?
    yummain.user_main(sys.argv[1:], exit_code=True)
    File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 229, in user_main
    errcode = main(args)
    File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 104, in main
    result, resultmsgs = base.doCommands()
    File "/usr/share/yum-cli/cli.py", line 339, in doCommands
    self._getTs(needTsRemove)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/depsolve.py", line 101, in _getTs
    self._getTsInfo(remove_only)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/depsolve.py", line 112, in _getTsInfo
    pkgSack = self.pkgSack
    File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 591, in <lambda>
    pkgSack = property(fget=lambda self: self._getSacks(),
    File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 434, in _getSacks
    self.repos.populateSack(which=repos)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/repos.py", line 223, in populateSack
    self.doSetup()
    File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/repos.py", line 71, in doSetup
    self.ayum.plugins.run('postreposetup')
    File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/plugins.py", line 176, in run
    func(conduitcls(self, self.base, conf, **kwargs))
    File "/usr/lib/yum-plugins/fastestmirror.py", line 181, in postreposetup_hook
    all_urls = FastestMirror(all_urls).get_mirrorlist()
    File "/usr/lib/yum-plugins/fastestmirror.py", line 333, in get_mirrorlist
    self._poll_mirrors()
    File "/usr/lib/yum-plugins/fastestmirror.py", line 376, in _poll_mirrors
    pollThread.start()
    File "/usr/lib/python2.4/threading.py", line 416, in start
    _start_new_thread(self.__bootstrap, ())
    thread.error: can't start new thread

    What else can I do...Thank You
     
  3. TeDiouSish

    TeDiouSish

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    *bump*
    A link to the manual
    http://www.cs.sunysb.edu/documentation/curl/index.html

    From what it says:
    But what file did you want to download? The link you gave points to the download page.
     
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