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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Where are incomplete downloads stored in ubuntu 12.04

I started downloading a video from savefrom.net. Due to some error the video did not download completely. I came to know that you can't watch the incomplete video that's ok but i have very less space ...
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503 too many open connections error - did I muck something up?

UPDATE UPDATE: I think I did muck something up afterall. I think I set up a proxy because I'm in Mexico and wanted to use my account on Spotify. After doing some digging I ran the command: env | grep ...
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What is a changelog?

I am a relatively new Ubuntu user and want to know what a changelog is, and how to use it. It seems to come in response to some downloads, and I can't understand what it is.
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Where can I download the newest boot repair disk?

I have a boot repair disk for Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm about to install Ubuntu 14.04 but I'd like to make sure that I have the latest boot repair disk before doing so. Where can I download the most ...
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Can't update or upgrade. [duplicate]

I've tried almost everything to upgrade and update my version of Ubuntu. Running 12.10 Trying to upgrade to 13.04 the to 14.04 Keeps coming up with E: Some index files failed to download. They ...
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Deleted Downloads folder, can I recover the folder with the data?

using ubuntu 14.04, I tried to use photorec but I wasn't sure of what I was doing, and I feared overwriting the deleted data. I canceled the process, but it was gone. after running photorec I have ...
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How to verify that the ISO I downloaded is bootable before I burn it?

How can I check to make sure that the iso I downloaded is bootable, before I burn it?
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Download failed : Oracle JDK 7 is NOT installed

When i try to install something it gives me this error: HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden 2014-04-23 09:32:53 ERROR 403: Forbidden. download failed Oracle JDK 7 is ...
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lubuntu can't start softwares

I've just downloaded Lubuntu 14.04 and each software I download, I don't know how to open it. For example I just downloaded UNetbootin, but when I double click on it, it won't start. Same for others ...
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I created a torrent but it cannot be downloaded

I created a torrent via Transmission, the source file is in my Downloads folder, but it can not be downloaded to any device. Magnet link opens torrent, but torrent doesn't start downloading. Magnet ...
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I cannot download torrents any more! Files I download from torrent sites have the extension .exe

I recently tried to download a few torrents from various sites and found that the file extension of all the files I try to download is .exe, which neither transmission nor vuze nor I know what to do ...
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What is the recommended way to download Ubuntu new releases ISO? Torrent or official mirror? [closed]

I want to download the ISO file of the new release of Ubuntu. What is the recommended way to get it? Via torrent or official mirror?
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Help with install on a non working windows compter

How do I install Ubuntu on a non working windows computer?? As In my windows wont start cause it says its a illegal copy and boots down before I can install Ubuntu...
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Why does Ubuntu URL include AMD when I choose 64bit and not AMD64bit?

First, I have Intel processors and a PC workstation. I "Choose my Flavor" of "64bit" and get the following iso possibility with the URL having "&version=14.04.1&architecture=amd64": ...
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Guides to download videos with wget don't work

I know this is somewhat of a duplicate question, but all the others I've seen answered never really answered the question, "how to I download videos using wget?" All of the previous answers just seem ...
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Is the Ubuntu direct download exactly the same as the torrent?

Is the default download of ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386.iso identical to the torrent ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386.iso.torrent? I'm asking because am finding the direct download 25% faster, but would be ...
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python download just mp3 from youtube

I want just to download mp3 tracks from youtube, I know that services like youtube-dl download first an .mp4 and then they convert it. Is it possible to download just a .mp3 in a 256 kb/s format? If ...
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Download problem-I don't have disc drive. I press 12 but it doesn't use the USB stick

I downloaded the package from ubuntu. When I open the file from the download page, it asks to burn into a disc drive. My computer doesn't have a disc drive. I have an 8GB USB stick attached to the ...
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How do I run Lubuntu from my existing Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I entered sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop on a terminal, and everything was downloaded properly. The thing is, I do not know how to run Lubuntu from my Ubuntu OS. I am quite a begginer. Regards.
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let utransmission run even after lid closed?

How do I set my settings such that even if I close my lid (Laptop) My downloads don't stop or pause in utransmission I have set the setting in power options to not suspend after closing lid still ...
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Dowloaded file not showing in the downloaded directory (In FlareGet Download Manager)

I Downloaded an .iso file(Size: 1.4GB) using FlareGet Download Manager. After Downloading it doesn't show up. It is not found in the downloaded directory. It shows a cross in the download list in ...
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How to: record adobe flash video (be-at.tv)

Problem: I don't know how to download this video that is being broadcasted by be-at.tv here: http://www.be-at.tv/brands/cavo-paradiso/r3hab/r3hab. What I Need Find the url of the video. Download ...
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How to Install Mathematica 10 on Ubuntu 14.04 Step by Step (I Am Brand Spanking New to Ubuntu)

I am trying to install Mathematica 10 on Ubuntu 14.04, I have acquired the program in the downloads folder but I am unable to extract the file upon right clicking and hitting "extract here". I did ...
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how to install new download of 14.04.1-desktop-amd 64.ISO [duplicate]

I have no idea what I am doing here. I was given an IBM ThinkPad with an outdated Ubuntu OS and could not figure out how to upgrade, so I simply downloaded the new 14.04.1-desktop-amd 64 ISO. The ...
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Getting URL of YouTube video with `youtube-dl` is slow, without downloading video

I want to get the URL using youtube-dl, and the "simulate" option -g that does not download the video. So I gave the following command: youtube-dl -g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4JGSAmu4lg ...
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Download size: Ubuntu 14.04 ISO image vs online upgrade?

The .iso file that I can download from Ubuntu's website is 970MB. How much space will it be if I install through this notification that came? Does an upgrade download less data?
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how to download UBUNTU version 12.04 lts direct download

how can i download the UBUNTU version of 12.04 LTS ? please give me the direct link. i tried searching but all search results ends at 14.04.1 LTS download. which i don't want now (will download ...
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How to move downloads folder from bookmarks to places?

I cant move the downloads folder from bookmarks to places in 14.04. I did some mistakes and first I lost the downloads folder. Now I cant move it into the places. Does anybody have an idea?
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Where do I get all of the versions of Ubuntu + Flavors

This took me several days to do. If it doesn't render right, I made and test it for Firefox(with zoom 100%) version 31 since it comes default with Ubuntu. Please note, that after 14.10 comes out to ...
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Download a flash video (not from a popular video community)

There are a lot of tools to download videos from Youtube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, etc. but I'd be interested in a more generic way to download flash videos, for example the ones here: ...
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Why does my Transmission client tell me my tracker list contains invalid URLs?

When I type in custom trackers into the tracker list, and try to save the list I get a message saying: List contains invalid URLs Am I doing something wrong?
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Ubuntu not switching open windows like MS Windows OS

I am on Ubuntu 14.04. One thing I noticed bugging me really bad that I did not notice in previous releases is the automatic switching of open windows. For example, when I download a file the option ...
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How to make wget faster or multithreading?

I've just upgraded my computer hardware(cpu + motherboard + graphic card + memory + hard disk), so that install a new OS is needed. I tried to download debian-6.0.6-amd64-netinst.iso with wget command ...
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wget (or something) to get total size of directory?

I would like to know the total size of the ubuntu repositories here: http://ubuntu.uni-klu.ac.at/ubuntu/pool/. Is there a command that I can use (perhaps involving wget) that queries the total size of ...
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How to download Stanford Open Classroom videos?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 & want to download Stanford Open Classroom videos..basically for offline viewing, Ex: http://openclassroom.stanford.edu/MainFolder/CoursePage.php?course=WebApplications ...
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Can't locate package (gimp) in terminal, and in the software center says 'not found' [duplicate]

I desperately need to install Gimp on my computer. When I enter the Ubuntu Software Center Gimp is easily searchable, but when I click on it to download it says: "Not Found: there isn't a software ...
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How to install with Wubi when it says “Could not retrieve the required disk image files”?

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 with the Wubi installer while running Windows, because my PC does not accept my BootCD as a bootable medium. But Wubi showed me this error: ...
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Wubi “could not retrieve the required disk image” [duplicate]

I tried to download Ubuntu 12.04 through Windows Installer (Wubi), but I get this error message: An error occurred: Could not retrieve the required disk image For more information, please see the ...
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how do I intall a network manager on ubuntu?

I uninstalled my network manager trying to fix a problem. Now I have no network manager and therefore no internet. So I need one and I need to install it?
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14.04.1 md5sums

The official checksum page only goes until 14.04. Where can I check my 14.04.01 download (119cb63b48c9a18f31f417f09655efbd)?
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Easy way to create an installation USB

Unetbootin and other scripts are too much of a hassle, and dd is just plain scary. How can an unenlightened user like me create an Ubuntu installation USB using intuitive, colorful graphical tools?
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Downloading error “Could not retrieve the required disk image ” [duplicate]

When I try to download Ubuntu 12.04 using the Windows installer (Wubi) through a proxy server which requires proxy authentication, after I choose the Ubuntu installation size, username and password, ...
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Why can't I use anything I download/Why can't I download Unbuntu restricted?

I'm a new user to Linux in general and I'm trying to download Ubuntu restricted add-ons package and I'm having trouble downloading anything. My computer said to download adobe installer and I did, but ...
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How do I install Realplayer to download FLV files?

I need to be able to download .flv (flash video), and I know that the program "Real Player" can easily do that. How can I install it? I cant find the installer anywhere.
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How to set default search engine in browser?

I really need to download a form/schedule from the university where i study, but for some strange reason this is not possible. Rekonq tells me: *Oops! Cannot load ...
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How to use Ubuntu to recover data from an old Windows XP laptop with a broken hard drive?

I want to transfer data from an old laptop in which the hard drive doesn't work. I have: Old laptop = 7yr old Toshiba laptop - Windows XP, was fast, hard drive doesn't work Newer laptop = 3yr olf ...
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Application(or code) to download from the gallery with thumbnails

For example :- http://www.raagalahari.com/movies/6970/haider-hd-movie-stills.aspx The above link leads to a site with thumbnails, clicking which loads the full sized image. Now, the full size images ...
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Unwanted dialog when clicking link to download file

Every time when I click some links (which opens another document), there comes a dialog (see the screen-shot) and I then have to close it manually. This is really unnecessary, unwanted and irritating ...
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How to restore Firefox download progress bar in Unity launcher?

Firefox used to be better integrated with Unity: when downloading it would show the number of files and a progress bar. This was achieved through the Unityfox add-on, but it no longer works and the ...
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Problem downloading files from Ubuntu One cloud

I've followed the instructions, but I have this back in my terminal: ./u1_downloader bash: ./u1_downloader: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error What am I doing wrong?