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wget save with different file name and special characters in url

To save an URL into a different file name the "-O" option is the best way to go. If you have special characters like ? or & in your URL enclose the URL in double quotes.

This is how it should look:

wget -O testme.gif "http://larshaendler.com?test=me"

SSL source without checking the certificate If you have a ssl source and do not want to have the certificate checked:

wget --no-check-certificate -O testme.gif "https://larshaendler.com?test=me"
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