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how can i automate lynx with a script

is there a way to download a file just by executing one single command

i tried:
lynx -cmd_script=script.lynx

-----script.lynx-----------
G http://the.address.to.the.file.zip
D
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...but it doesn't work for me

how can i do this, either with lynx or some other way,
thanks
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heskyttberg earned 100 total points
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Hi!

Install wget instead for this kind of thing.

If using RH install wget package.

Else get wget package for you distribution or go here and search for it:
www.freshmeat.net

Then just dolike this:
wget http://the.address.to.the.file/file.zip

Regards
/Hans - Erik Skyttberg
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by:inudaci
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thanks, just what i was looking for.

tack så mycket ;)
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