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unable to download the lab 2.1 exercise file

abhish.gupta Posts: 2
edited November 2020 in LFD259 Class Forum

unable to download the lab exercise file as mentioned in "Lab 2.1. Overview and Preliminaries"
Keep getting this error - Authentication Failed. please help.

─➤ wget https://training.linuxfoundation.org/cm/LFD259/LFD259V2020-10-15SOLUTIONS.tar.bz2--user\=xxxxxx--password\=xxxxxx 4 ↵
--2020-11-08 08:34:53-- https://training.linuxfoundation.org/cm/LFD259/LFD259V2020-10-15SOLUTIONS.tar.bz2--user=xxxxxx--password=xxxxxx
Resolving training.linuxfoundation.org (training.linuxfoundation.org)...
Connecting to training.linuxfoundation.org (training.linuxfoundation.org)||:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 401 Restricted

Username/Password Authentication Failed.


  • fcioanca
    fcioanca Posts: 1,966

    Your command seems to be incorrect, missing some underscore signs (_) and spaces. It also has 2 additional back slashes (). Please check carefully against the lab exercise and make the necessary changes. Copying and pasting directly from the pdf may result in such issues.

  • abhish.gupta

    thank you for quick response. I was able to download the files.

  • shib1000
    shib1000 Posts: 1
    edited December 2020

    For anyone who is having a hard time, spotting the underscores
    wget https://training.linuxfoundation.org/cm/LFD259/LFD259_V2020-10-15_SOLUTIONS.tar.bz2 --user=XXXX --password=xxxx


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