error in wget

Colin Law clanlaw at
Wed May 20 12:46:46 UTC 2015

On 20 May 2015 at 13:29, AMER <amer7777 at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have downloaded the following file using wget
> wget ""
> however, when I tried to unpack it I received this error:
> gzip stdin not in gzip format

If you cat the file you have downloaded you will see that it is the
github web page, as seen if you open that link in a browser.  I don't
think you can use wget to get an individual file from github.


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