Upgrade wget on CentOS 5

Instruction on how to install wget from the source: cd ~ wget http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/wget/wget-1.16.tar.gz yum -y remove wget tar -xzvf wget-1.16.tar.gz cd wget-1.16 ./configure –with-ssl=openssl –with-libssl-prefix=/usr/lib64/openssl –prefix=/usr make && make install Original article.