wget SSL Problems!?

Well I was trying to install pip (Python Package management, like CPAN for perl) and the wget did not work properly because the SSL was not from a known issuer… but here is a work around for when you have trouble…

$ wget https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py
--2014-07-15 12:42:37--  https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py
Resolving bootstrap.pypa.io (bootstrap.pypa.io)...
Connecting to bootstrap.pypa.io (bootstrap.pypa.io)||:443... connected.
ERROR: The certificate of `bootstrap.pypa.io' is not trusted.
ERROR: The certificate of `bootstrap.pypa.io'
hasn't got a known issuer.

Just add the –no-check-certificate option into the wget, and voil√°!

$ wget https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py --no-check-certificate