CentOS -bash: wget: command not found
Posted by in Linux August 23, 2013 Leave a comment

We will need to install wget in order to fix the issue -bash: wget: command not found on CentOS by running yum command below:

yum install wget

And the output is similar to this:

[root@localhost ~]# wget http://software.virtualmin.com/gpl/scripts/install.sh
-bash: wget: command not found
[root@localhost ~]# yum install wget
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: mirrors.digipower.vn
 * extras: mirrors.vinahost.vn
 * updates: mirrors.vinahost.vn
base                                                     | 1.1 kB     00:00
extras                                                   | 2.1 kB     00:00
updates                                                  | 1.9 kB     00:00
updates/primary_db                                       | 549 kB     00:00
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package wget.i386 0:1.11.4-3.el5_8.2 set to be updated
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
 
Dependencies Resolved
 
================================================================================
 Package        Arch           Version                     Repository      Size
================================================================================
Installing:
 wget           i386           1.11.4-3.el5_8.2            base           582 k
 
Transaction Summary
================================================================================
Install       1 Package(s)
Upgrade       0 Package(s)
 
Total download size: 582 k
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
wget-1.11.4-3.el5_8.2.i386.rpm                           | 582 kB     00:00
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing     : wget                                                     1/1
 
Installed:
  wget.i386 0:1.11.4-3.el5_8.2
 
Complete!
[root@localhost ~]#

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