Downloading a file is taking a file stored on a remote machine or attached device and transferring it to your computer to be stored.

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Downloads folder contents disappear

My download folder contents disappear. Here is a summary: When I open the folder, it appears to be empty. When I download files with Firefox, it saves them in the the download folder. I can ONLY ...
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Where to put downloaded files on filesystem (14.04)

I'm new to running ubuntu as a desktop. I've managed a linux (non ubuntu) server for quite a while now. But, I've just been barely getting by. I am scared I'll mess something up and cpanel/whm is ...
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Can't install gksu. Says it can't find it

Can't install gksu every time I put in the command to install I get the same thing unable to locate package gksu any ideas
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Virtual Box activation [on hold]

i have downloaded 4 different WINDOWS 7 OS's from the internet for use with my attempt to get my virtual box operating so as i can use i-tunes ... i have failed 4 times in my attempt ! can anyone ...
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Name of compatable operating System [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu I am not sure what to look for if i want to download any programs. What OS should they be designed for Linux, IOS, Android or what
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My ubunti 14.04.2-desktop-i386-iso download is only 14KB. What is wrong? [closed]

Oops. Found the answer. It's all there, about a G worth. I didn't give it enough time.
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When I download an ebook using Tor it does not go into Downloads directory. Why?

I am brand new to Ubuntu and would love to use my Calibre e-reader, but whenever I download an e book from Tor it disappears, and cannot be found in download folder
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From where can I download the latest Ubuntu portable on a USB stick?

I want to download Ubuntu portable and I searched on Google and results came showing Ubuntu remix.I was not sure if it was genuine or not. So please tell me.
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Reading package lists… Error!

Reading package lists... Error! E: Unable to synchronize mmap - msync (5: Input/output error) E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. I get this when trying to install ...
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Which Ubuntu version to install? [duplicate]

My laptop configuration: Windows 7 - 32 bit - Intel Pentium 2.1 Ghz Dual Core - 2 GB RAM - 320GB HDD (for software development and also for practice).
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How to view number of downloads of packages from Ubuntu Software centre? [duplicate]

Is there a way through which I can see the number of times an application or package from the Ubuntu Software Center has been downloaded? If not, is there some sort of way in which I can view the ...
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How to get a direct link to .deb file of a package

I'd like to install an app from my Ubuntu Software Center, However it's a bit large to download (It's Texmaker and is around 760 MB). I'm current in an university where we have got a service by ...
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How to run a command automatically after completing download?

I need a way that helps me to run a command automatically after a download completes. I want to create a directory beside the downloaded file automatically after I clicked on the integrated download ...
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download manager alternative with IDM function

can someone suggest me a download manager with IDM function? i would like download manager with IDM function like : i am seeking a download manager which is able to help me to download not only in ...
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Approximately how many people uses Ubuntu and linux in general? [duplicate]

It really interest me one thing. Approximately how many people uses Ubuntu and linux in general? Since it has cc 1,50% market share. How much downloads Ubuntu has?
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DOWNLOADING UBUNTU- please any help on how to download

Everytime i tried to download Ubuntu server on my windows laptop it always download as a zip file. please any help on how to download.
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Which Ubuntu version should I install on a Toshiba laptop, Satellite P200 RT1? [duplicate]

I have a Toshiba laptop, Satellite P200 RT1 which is running Windows XP. Should I install install the Long Term Support Release of Ubuntu 14.04, or the latest Standard Release of Ubuntu 15.04? ...
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ubuntu on a usb for boot up

Can anyone help me? I'm trying to download ubuntu on a usb to load onto a new laptop. Here's a screen shot of what I get, and I just don't know enough to figure out what my mistake is. Never mind, ...
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About downloading

Now, I confess to being both confused and a little put out here. I made a donation whilst arranging to download Ubuntu. I have never used this software, so just used ubuntu dot com to find you. ...
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Why can't I download Steam?

I recently started gaming on my Ubuntu laptop and made a Steam account. I went to the Ubuntu Software Center and tried to download the Steam application. But the problem is, it won't let me download. ...
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iPhone 4 photo drop

I tried to move my pics from iPhone4 to ubuntu. Now it seems that the pics are gone from phone, thumbnails remain, and no pics got moved to desktop. Any suggestions? (moved to folder in documents. ...
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how to download youtube channel with more than 12,000 videos to external hard drive [duplicate]

I'm trying to download a youtube channel containing 12,676 to my external hard drive all thru the terminal. i run ubuntu 15 on my lenovo y50
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It seems my downloads are stuck at a certain percentage and never seem to complete in Firefox

I have a screenshot below of where my downloads seem to be stuck: As with this picture taxati.deb has been stuck at 55 seconds remaining and 220 KB/sec for a few hours This happens with most of ...
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Where does JAVA tar.gz file gets downloaded when it installed by oracle-java9-installer package?

This question is related to already existing question in askubuntu.com. I installed Sun Java using sudo apt-get install oracle-java9-installer The procedure downloaded Java tar.gz file like the ...
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How do I get qBittorrent to open magnet links instead of chrome in Xubuntu?

I accidentally chose Chrome as the default handler for magnet links and now I cannot find a way to change that. Any idea?s Thanks.
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Slow usb tethering download speed with ubuntu 15.04.

I have seen many posts regarding this problem with usb tethering, but none that has helped me get the same download speed as I get with windows. I'm using Huawei P6 and I use usb tethering when ...
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Downloads Directory Not Opening

I'm having a very hard time trying to fix this error message. unhandled error message error when getting information for file / home/downloads no such file directory. This is what lead up to the ...
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Change the downloads folder to downloads in other partition and mount at bootup

I have a setup where I basically split my hard drive into three partitions (forgetting the swaps and allsorts) Windows partition Ubuntu Data I would like to get things set up in a manner in which ...
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I want to save a game but it won't work

I want to download this game and I can't even though I have used several services. I want to play offline.
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Download Manager With Slow Download Speed Ubuntu 14.04

I have got a wireless connection to the internet. I have got two operating systems, one of them is Ubuntu 14.04 and the other one is Windows 7. My problem is, the downloading speed of the Ubuntu is ...
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Is there an application for measuring uploaded and downloaded data?

I want an application to count amount of data uploaded and downloaded and the speed of each.
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Reverting Downloads Folder To Original Location

I am facing this issue where I moved my Downloads folder to another folder. Let me elaborate a little on this issue- I was trying to move a folder from Downloads to /op/t/ folder. So I used this ...
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Transmission not downloading even after getting peers…tried everything

I have Ubuntu 15.04. I am trying to download a torrent file using transmission. The file is connecting to peers, but not downloading the file, it always downloads every file at '0 KB/s' all the time. ...
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How to create bootable USB using public library computer, I do not have admin privilege to download USB Creator

The title says it all. I understand that it is necessary to download creator software in order to install Ubuntu/Xubuntu on my brand new hard drive. However, the only computer I have access to is ...
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Cannot download security updates in Lubuntu 14.04 LTS

Software Updater offers Security Updates--Ubuntu Base--61.9MB. I click Install now and authenticate. Screen shows "Failed to download package, check your internet connection'. There is no problem with ...
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Problems installing postgresql-9.4: Unable to locate package

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to download postgresql using this guide. But when I run the command sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.4 in my terminal, I get this error message: E: Unable to ...
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Problems downloading files via WeTransfer

I am using Unbuntu since a few months and everything works really fine. However, I do often get large files sent via the WeTransfer service. Unfortunately I am mostly not able to download them when ...
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Ubuntu alternative downloads US mirror is down

The US mirror for downloading alternative versions of Ubuntu is down, and apparently has been down since February 1st. Is there going to be a solution for that soon? I understand that some of the ...
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Cannot download Ubuntu to a USB drive. Only option available is to burn to a DVD, which I do not have

After downloading Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, when I click on the program, a window opens which asks me to burn to a disk. Even though I have a USB drive attached (and which is recognized by my computer) it ...
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I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't seem to download anything

Let me just start with saying that I am very new to Linux in general. I recently installed 14.04 and I downloaded a couple of things first: Gimp and Chrome, but when I tried to get Steam it downloads ...
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I want to download “Download Windows 10 Technical Preview ISO” .ios file in my ubuntu 14.04

I want to download "Download Windows 10 Technical Preview ISO" .ios file in my ubuntu 14.04.So that I can use it in pendrive. Can anyone give me the glimpse to how to do it using terminal ? I want to ...
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Offline downloads for VLC player [duplicate]

How can I download VLC Player in a windows PC for offline installation in ubuntu 14.04 ?
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ERROR 403: Sorry, not allowed to fetch that type of file: jdk-7u80-linux-x64.tar.gz in 14.04 [duplicate]

I have had oracle's jdk7 installed on my 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 now for some time and it has behaved as expected. However lately all my updates has ended in errors and after some research I found the ...
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wget how to download file from a web page that prompts you to click on “Agree” condition

I'd like to download a file using the wget utility. I followed the instruction on "How do I use wget/curl to download from a site I am logged into?" and the download process works; however, the saved ...
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Why cant I download OpenSUSE With Ubuntu

I recently thought in changing to Linux, putted a disc with Ubuntu in my PC and booted it, then installed Ubuntu and now i want to download OpenSUSE.iso. The problem is: The download fails and i cant ...
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How to download game on linux ubuntu from a CD

So I have a Bookworm Adventures CD and earlier today when I put it in, all I get are files. Nothing to install. Nothing to even play. I've been searching for hours please help.
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Error downloading steam

After downloading steam, it requires me to download the packages libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, and libc6:i386. However, when I attempt do do so I get this error message: E: unable to ...
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How do I download videos off youtube that won't download with downloadhelper?

Some videos on youtube wont download with the downloadhelper add-on I'd like to know a downloader in the add-ons that is able to grab ALL youtube videos preferably not one that needs to be installed ...
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Why does the server version 14.04.1 (supported until 2019) is not available for download?

On the ubuntu.com download page for server, I can only download 14.04.2. But this version is not a LTS (EOL is august 2016). 14.04.1 is supported until 2019 but is not available in the "alternative ...
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How to download movies from hdmoviespoint.com in Ubuntu?

On Windows I used Internet Download Manager to download movies from hdmoviespoint.com. Internet Download Manager automatically grabs the file from the download page (they don't provide any download ...