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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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When I click on Downloads, Files (File Manager) totally closes itself

I'm a total newbie to Ubuntu and Linux in general, so please keep it at very basic English please. :) My problems/issues: 1) Downloads closes itself 2) Javascript? 3) Ubuntu-friendly alternative to ...
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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 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.
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How do I install java? Want to play minecraft [duplicate]

complete novice at Ubuntu. Trying to set up minecraft to play through Ubuntu but saying I need to install plug ins to see them and my minecraft won't play as it's a jar file instead of a exe file?
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Why is there no option to download ubuntu using torrent? [closed]

Why I cant choose torrent as a download option?
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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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Getting a ubuntu installation disk

Ok I'll make it simple. I live in Sri Lanka. And I dont have a good internet connection. So I already have ubuntu 10.10 which I got from shipit.ubuntu.com some time back. And distributed some copies ...
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Ubuntu: Files Deleted Abruptly. HDD Space is still Full. Ubuntu 13.04

Somedays ago I was trying to open some file. It shown some error like 'Can't Read the File'. I ignored this completely. Then Today to see what has happened I restarted my system. To my astonishment ...
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Chromium stopped downloading files

Chromium stopped downloading files on one PC. It doesn't work whether it's pdf file from a website or photos from another. When I download from Firefox, it works. So I know that something broke on ...
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Installing Scanner Driver

How can I download a scanner driver for Epson XP-310 printer on ubuntu 12.04, the software disc supplied is not compatible and no Linux version available,
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Multithreaded HTTP Downloader

I am looking for a command line tool that can download multiple urls with multiple threads e.g. wget2 -n 5 http://stackoverflow.com/ http://askubuntu.com/ http://bobo.com/ Where -n = number of ...
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choose default application, gedit not found

When I try to download off the internet I am asked which application to use - ie there is no default selected - so I just get a file with a dot next to it and cannot run the download. What should I ...
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wget download list to specific directories

I would like to create a short but sweet script for wget to use a .list file. The catch is that I'd like to set directories that these files go into. Example: file: url.list [group 1] ...
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A Free Download Manager for Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I want a free Download Manager (not through crossover or any other software) which has capability to Pause/Resume the Download and which has less chances of crashing the file which is being ...
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Can't set a folder on another drive as default Downloads folder

What I want: 1. Set a folder which is located on another drive (/media/vorpall/27DCD6C93788CE6E/Media/Downloads) as "Downloads" folder at Home. 2. New "Downloads" folder should have an arrow icon on ...
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Downloadhelper fails to Convert

I'm trying to use the Firefox Add-On Downloadhelper to download and convert this 'video' of Einstein: http://sploid.gizmodo.com/listening-to-this-incredible-recording-of-einstein-will-1464557213 in ...
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Is there a way to download all of my Ubuntu One files?

So, I have Ubuntu One on my mac, and is synced with the Ubuntu One website. I have folders within folders, within folders, and so on. If I needed to (If, I got a new computer, for example), would it ...
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' What application' for downlaod

I'm trying desperatly hard to play an audio recording I made on my S4. I have transfered it but I can't play it. When I try and download VLS it keeps asking ' What application?' Can anyone please ...
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From where can I download Ubuntu 12.04

From where can I download Ubuntu 12.04 only. Not even 12.04.*. I want only 12.04 LTS. I tried to download from Ubuntu CD Images, but there is only 12.04.3 Because 12.04.* and all later versions has ...
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How to download entire Youtube channel using commands or application [duplicate]

I want to download entire Youtube channel using Ubuntu, but i can't find way to download, any help appreciate !
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How to download internet games

I want to know how to download games that are not on the store. It will not work when I click on the application
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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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Apahce Website - Uploading files and download

I just recently made an Apache Webserver for uploading my files. The website ip is 173.65.17.127. I'd like to upload files and be able to download them remotely, I got MySQL, Apache, and PHP aswell as ...
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What application to select to open and download programs on Ubuntu?

I have tried downloading both Wine and VLC player, but it asks me to select an application to run the program installation. Not sure what to pick...shouldn't there be an application to automatically ...
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Downloads never start

I have tried to download several times from the download page and it never starts, just hangs. The download "now" link is ...