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    How retrieve a link that required to fill password? Eg: https link.


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    man wget

    from the man page:

    Specify the username user and password password for both FTP and HTTP file retrieval. These parameters can be
    overridden using the --ftp-user and --ftp-password options for FTP connections and the --http-user and --http-password
    options for HTTP connections.

    haven't tried it myself, but seems to be what you are asking.

    btw, https itself doesn't mean passwords, but it might. it depends on how the website is asking for authentication whether or not the wget method above will work for you. if it doesn't work, check out curl, lynx, links, etc.

    also cool, and very flexible is the Perl CPAN module, LWP::UserAgent.

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