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  1. The "get" command line tool is commonly used to retrieve information and resources from remote servers or repositories.
  2. It is often used in conjunction with the HTTP or HTTPS protocols to fetch web pages, files, or other data.
  3. The tool allows users to specify URLs or file paths as arguments to retrieve corresponding content.
  4. It can be used to perform basic HTTP operations such as GET requests, to fetch the content at a given URL.
  5. The "get" command is available on various operating systems, including Unix, Linux, and macOS.
  6. It is a versatile tool that can be used for various purposes, such as downloading files, scripting, testing APIs, or checking web page response codes.
  7. Through the use of command line options, users can customize the behavior of the "get" command to suit their specific needs.
  8. The tool supports the use of HTTP proxies, allowing users to route their requests through intermediary servers for various purposes like caching or security.
  9. "get" can also be used to authenticate requests by including credentials or tokens in the command arguments or the HTTP headers.
  10. Overall, the "get" command line tool provides a simple and powerful way to interact with remote resources and retrieve information from them.

List of commands for get:

  • sftp:tldr:35784 sftp: Transfer remote file to the local system.
    $ get ${-path-remote_file}
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  • sftp:tldr:fda59 sftp: Transfer remote directory to the local system recursively (works with `put` too).
    $ get -R ${-path-remote_directory}
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  • tlmgr-shell:tldr:b5eda tlmgr-shell: List all TeX Live variables.
    $ get
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