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 do I get packages via windows? [duplicate]

I need packages, man. I can't find them. I can find 'source clones'. Are those packages? I'm not connect to the Internet in Linux, so I need to download the packages on my Windows system. Where ...
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I used wget to download html files, where are the images in the file stored?

Firefox was loading very slow, so I decided to use wget to save HTML files.I used the following command, wget http://textbook.s-anand.net/ncert/class-xii/chemistry/hello-this-first-chapter The ...
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“Failure to download extra data files” after installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer

After fresh install 12.04 I && updating apt and system restart, I always get this annoying message after reboot : Failure to download extra data files The following packages requested ...
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Download entire web archive using terminal

what I'm trying to do is download a whole web archive using wget. When I put something like wget (website link) using HTTPs, it doesn't download everything, but when I put a specific file name, it ...
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Where is the download link for 10.04 desktop?

I am looking for an older version of ubuntu. Please tell me where I can find the download link for 10.04 desktop. Thanks
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How to replace Windows XP with Ubuntu? [closed]

I have found out that they will be phasing out windows XP which I currently use. My brother recommended I switch to Ubuntu. Firstly, my computer itself is ancient, around 10 years old, will I be able ...
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Do Ubuntu repos/servers perform log analysis to identify & block retrieval program?

Many server administrators want their server to be used only by humans and not by retrieval programs like wget. One way to block such programs is to use log analysis. Log analysis identifies retrieval ...
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Problem downloading “not free” programs from Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

I bought "Quick 'n Easy Web Builder" in Ubuntu Software Center on 15 march, 2013 and it worked OK after unlocking it with my license key. Now I have replaced my computer (with Ubuntu 12.04LTS) but I ...
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Bash script download dynamic directories

How to download the most recent packages in deb files (all in a folder) for my platform (x86_64/i386) & distro with bash script? There is no PPA for this apps. So I'm interesting in ...
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External download manager for firefox and chrome

Is there an external download manager for ubuntu 12.10 that will easily integrate with chrome and firefox and has pause and resume functionality and other features that kick ass? I loved orbit ...
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Trouble downloading Matlab r2011a

So im new to ubuntu from windows and am trying to re download matlab onto my computer. I have used both the java downloader and tried to download it manually with the terminal, but each time when i ...
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What do I need to download and how do I install those programs? [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu. I just installed it. I want to download my xampp servers, Spotify or Adobe's Flash Player, but I get suggestions of *.zip, *.ga or something. Operating Systems "Lunix", "Yum" and ...
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Cannot mount iPod touch to Ubuntu due to Lockdown errors

I sit before you with the common question of how to sync an iPod 5G or any iDevice to Ubuntu 13.10. I have asked Apple tech support many a time aswell as their online chat and it has yielded no info ...
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How to download any file from terminal in ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I wander if there is any way to download any type of file (videos , PDF , ..... etc) by typing a terminal command or if there is any free download manager like IDM in windows Using Ubuntu 13.10
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How to install Joomla Over Xampp?

I have installed the Xampp and started all the necessary task are done i have successful install of a Xampp. But How do I copy now my download Joomla Folder Like Usually done in windows same thing we ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installing programs problem

I'm having trouble in installing programs from the web such as Adobe Flash Player and so on. When i download them all that happens is a get a file. Is there a way to get something to like install ...
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Ubuntu 64 bit download flagged as phishing site

While downloading Ubuntu 64 bit iso, my anti-virus program (kaspersky) flagged the site as a phishing site. I was at 585mb of the 708mb file size when the alarm came up. Has anyone else had this issue ...
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Truncated downloads becoming an epidemic for this mobile broadband user

I recently switched from a Virgin Mobile (Sprint) 3G dongle to a MetroPCS (now T-Mobile) 4G $ell phone. At about the same time, I switched from vanilla Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu Studio 12.04 (LTS), so ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 trying to download upgrades [duplicate]

Not Enough Space: The upgrade needs a total of 50.8 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an additional 50.8 M of disk space on '/boot'. Empty your trash and remove temporary packages of ...
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I can't find any of my downloaded apps in the dash

I have just installed Ubuntu and have problems with finding any of the apps/programs that I have downloaded form the software center. When I search for them in the dashboard they are not there. I have ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 download

I want to download Ubuntu 12.10 rather than 12.04 for my desktop PC, but I cannot find any .ISO image of this version on the Ubuntu website. Is there anywhere I can get it?
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Why when downloading the ubuntu 13.10 the server downloading the old version of ubuntu 12.04.3?

Can any one helping me, please? Why when downloading the ubuntu 13.10 the server downloading the old version of ubuntu 12.04.3?
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What do you mean by changelog?

I am a relatively new Ubuntu user and want to know what 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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Why does Update Manager give me a 404 error with these Google repositories?

I have a red warning sign in my toolbar. When I click on it, it asks me to check for updates. When I check for updates, I get this: W:Failed to fetch ...
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Using wget to retrieve files from autostart downloads

So I'm making my own document of codes to run after a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 and I want to try and keep everything in the command line (as opposed to having to open a browser to download ...
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Web spider for Ubuntu

I'm looking for a web spider for Ubuntu like this one Webripper - Calluna Software. You can download a whole site like you can with wget -r -m example.com but the feature I'm looking for is you ...
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Downloading the whole content of my storage into another computer

my laptoo was stolen, so I'd like to download the whole content stored in Ubuntu One into another laptop. Is is possible? I can only find the option to download single files.
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Installation for dummies [duplicate]

I would like to use Ubuntu on a virtual machine so that I can run an open source engineering software called OpenFoam. I need instructions for a layperson. I didn't know what a virtual machine was ...
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How can i download youtube videos one after another automatically from terminal

How can i download youtube videos one after another automatically from terminal? is there any chance to download youtube videos one after the another automatically from terminal??
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Is there a way to download something over network when it's downloaded by another PC in the network? [duplicate]

We have 4 PCs connected to each other. We all download our apps through Internet which uses our Internet bandwidth. Is there a way to share downloaded softwares through network to prevent others from ...
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Changing choice of folders in Download Dialog?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 When I download a file (say e.g., in Firefox), there is a list of "shortcut folders" on the left (e.g. Documents, Music, Pictures, Videos, Downloads [[I would have added image, ...
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Down Load Problems

Downloaded ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64 two times and the md5 does not match. both are 904,192 kb Down loaded from Ubuntue web page, http://www.ubuntu.com/download any suggestions?
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Downloading files from Bandcamp

I try to find way to download bandcamp music, and I mean to download music I paid for. I want to download albums I bought on bandcamp to my server. I got acces via SSH. I tried to use wget but ...
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Where can I download ubuntu-10.04-destktop-amd64.iso file?

I can't find ubuntu-10.04-destktop-amd64.iso on http://www.ubuntu.com/download. Where I can find it? Thank you
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How to download playlist of videos from youtube? [duplicate]

I want to download videos from youtube which are as playlist in youtube.
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Ubuntu Server Hangs When Downloading Large Files

While attempting to download a file from my desktop over LAN, the whole system seems to freeze up. SSH and the webserver both become unresponsive, along with FTP. This seems to happen when it hits ...
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uGet and Chrome/Chromium download integration

How can I integrate uGet and Chromium so that any downloads that would usually happen within Chromium will occur in uGet instead? Please provide a link to any extensions required.
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Failed to download package files. checck internet connection

I'm using ubuntu 12.04. im trying to install something but got the error message. I am connected to internet. maybe the firewall? but I dont know how to check it here in ubuntu please help
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I am unable to successfully download anything. [closed]

So, I am a person of at least average intelligence,I'm no stranger to laptops as a whole but this thing is annoying me. First I try to download a decoder for movies, and it tells me to get a zipfile. ...
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download apps (in Windows) from apps.ubuntu.com

As I can't connect from Ubuntu 12.04 to internet, I want to download apps from Windows XP system and then install to Ubuntu (offline). Any app page I visit, all I see is a link to download Ubuntu and ...
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How can I extract all PDF links on a website?

This is a little off topic, but I hope you guys will help me. I've found a website full of articles I need, but those are mixed with a lot of useless files (mainly jpgs). I would like to know if ...
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trying to upgrade firefox in 11.04 [closed]

I've switched on an old laptop running 11.04 and Firefox 4! Mozilla suggested upgrading to Firefox26. It appears in my downloads folder. I've tried to extract and open but I can't get Firefox 26 ...
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Web based download manager

At some places some ports/protocols are disabled such as ssh. So it's simply not possible for me to use such things like wget. So I am looking for a download manager that I can control it over HTTP ...
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download a whole website with wget (or other) including all its downloadable content

I'm trying to download winamp's website in case they shut it down. I need to download literally everything. I tried once with wget and I managed to download the website itself pretty well but when I ...
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Trouble Downloading

I have attempted 4 times to download Ubuntu ( I want to try before buying) Each time, I avoid the payPal payment ( I don't have an account) I choose download for free. I am taken to a page that says ...
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ubuntu iso downloading another iso file [closed]

Ubuntu iso file is again downloading the file from the installation and if i proceed with the internet connection closed then in middle of the installation it crashes saying that the files is ...
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Where to download & operate Ubuntu from?

I have a (1) Toshiba laptop operating on WinXP which was quite fast, and around 7 years old but now has a broken 80g Sata 2.5" hard drive and I guess would be around 80% full, and another (2) Toshiba ...
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Transmission stopped sending torrents to download folder

My transmission was working just fine, I updated my version of Ubuntu, and it still worked. A few days ago, I downloaded some files, and none of them went to the download folder. Even when I click ...
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How can I make Chromium open apt links with xdg-open?

Hello I installed this extension because I want to open apt links clicked in Chromium with xdg-open. I have looked at this help but haven't been successful. How can I acheive this?
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how to launch a download, it asks me which file to open with but i have no idea [duplicate]

I download a few items for my school work but cannot launch them. It keeps asking which program to I want to open with. It isnt like windows when it automatically knows.