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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How to download files (rar, zip …) via browser on Ubuntu-Touch

how can i download rar file via native browser in Ubuntu-Touch aquaris e4,5? I get the messages: "Sorry there arent currently any apps installed that can handle this type of content"
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How to download Ubuntu without installing?

I have a very simple question, can I download Ubuntu without installing it? I want to put Ubuntu onto a 4 GB memory card and install on another laptop later as the other laptop is not protected.
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How to install Ubuntu to Windows Vista with or without a usb?

I want to install the latest Ubuntu to my old Windows Vista but don't know which way to go about. I don't have a cd to do the live cd method but I do have a usb but I'm lost from there what should I ...
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Is it possible to download things to the Aquarius E4.5?

The new ubuntu phone is amazing just missing apps like snapchat, whatsapp, kindle... So is there anyway to download these apps and/ or iTunes or Google play store to the BQ Aquarius E4.5?
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Is there a way i can download specific version (Build of Ubuntu ) ubuntu server?

Is there a way i can download specific version (Build of Ubuntu ) ubuntu server? I need to download the ISO directly so that when installed i get following root@:~# cat /etc/lsb-release ...
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failed to download package sources

I am trying to download package sources for all the installed packages in 14.04.2 release version. I tried the method described here ... How to download the source packages for all installed ...
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Where to download grubx64.efi file? [closed]

I research somewhere but I cannot download grubx64.efi file. It always show: "550 Failed to change directory." So, can you give me downloadable link, please ? Thank you very much !
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Wget: convert-links and avoid redownloading already fetched files?

I am downloading data spread among multiple files that don't change once published. Therefore --timestamping is not good enough, because it is constantly checking whatever resource is changed, which ...
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computer asks for matlab root directory on any installation

whenever i try to download ANYTHING, it asks for a matlab installation. this includes anything from the app store or from the terminal. can you please help me
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Download page won't offer me the iso file for mac

The download page won't offer me the iso file for mac option, so when I try to install ubuntu, my mac doesn't recognise the file.
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Ubuntu SDK Intallation Failing

I am trying to install Ubuntu SDK but everyone its showing me the same error W: GPG error: https://deb.nodesource.com trusty InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the ...
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How to download and install Utorrent for Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have no idea what I'm doing when it comes to this. I downloaded the .tar.gz file from the Utorrent website and extracted it to a folder I made in the Home directory. I tried executing the executable ...
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Transmission does not download or upload torrent

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and Transmission 2.84 (14307) does not download or upload torrent. Port 51413 was closed in the beginning but after I made a port forwarding on my router and added in Ubuntu ...
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How to update from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS in Terminal [duplicate]

I have a dual boot 12.04 LTS and windows 7, now i want to update from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, how to do this in terminal? and also how many MB of data it takes approximately? If any disturbance is ...
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Download Copying to disc issue

I am trying to download Ubuntu to run along side Windows. After I download it - one version runs 774 mb and the other 900+ mb - I am required to burn to a disc but my discs only go to 700mb. I tried ...
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Nothing in my “Download” Folder

I'm new to Ubuntu. I've downloaded a few apps: Pidgin, Wine, YM. Nothing I have downloaded shows up in the "download" folder. I have to do a search for it. Why don't they show up in my "download" ...
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retry download failed in mozilla firefox

I am trying to download the iso of backtrack 5 r3 from my mozilla firefox. It is a 3.1GB file. Due to power failure, the download stopped some times in the middle. However, I used the mozilla's retry ...
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Where can I get Remastersys?

I have been wanting to make a customized re-distributable distro for my LUG for a while, and just came across the info on Remastersys. Looks perfect, but the site is no longer in existence. I've ...
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Unable to download using sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -y dist-upgrade

I get the usual fail to download messages after entering sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -y dist-upgrade in the gnome-terminal window. I am running VB 4.3.22 r98236 Ubuntu 64 bit on a ...
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wget download all web pages from an XML sitemap

I'm trying to mirror and download as static html files all of the links in an XML sitemap file. I found the following command which is supposed to accomplish what I'm trying to achieve but it doesn't ...
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Where is 64-bit Mac (AMD64) version now?

Sometime ago on on download page (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop) was an option for download "64-bit Mac (AMD64) version". Why it was deleted?
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How Big is the Download File?

I really want to get started using Ubuntu on an old laptop I have, but I have to know the file size. If it's really small, I can use a DVD-RW that I already have lying around. If it's less than 4GB, ...
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How to download a directory over FTP?

I want to download a directory over FTP. The directory is very large, and it would be useful if I can pause and resume the download as needed. The target FTP directory is static. That is, it's ...
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Why are people still using wget whereas there's aria2c [closed]

aria2c has invaluable features like: Segmented downloading Metalink Support Download multiple files simultaneously Multiple connection downloading Torrent support with chunk checksum validation ...
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After Downloading with wget, Cecksums Hashes are different with original file. Is re-downloading the only way to repair?

It was a tar.gz archive (eclipse-java-luna-SR1a-linux-gtk-x86_64.tar.gz) and was downloaded 100% due to wget-log. Is there any way to recover this file without re-downloading? The size of local file ...
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How to download more than one video with youtube-dl in Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

How do I download more than one video with $ youtube-dl in Ubuntu 14.04? Even if I open another terminal and try to download a different video, it shows first downloading progress. Is there ...
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Downloading file from website

Hello 1st time user of Linux and I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and having issues downloading files while using the terminal. wget "http address" is no issue but when i attempt to output to a specified ...
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downloading dropbox in ubuntu 12.04 stuck at 99%

I tried several times to download dropbox in Ubuntu 12.04 but the download is stuck at 99%. How can I solve this problem.
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Tool to download subtitle without movie file

I have to test some language models (for an experiment) and I need o lot of sentences that make sense to test it. One of idea is using subtitles to do this test, but again I need a lot of sentences.. ...
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Is there any way to make the system not to suspend while a download in progress?

Is there any way to set the system not to suspend while a download in progress but only turn screen off?
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Can I get Ubuntu distro in .rar or .zip format? [closed]

Got the Ubuntu package, but it's an .iso. Am unable to make a DVD out of it; keep getting errors. Can I find it somewhere in a .rar or .zip file? I've poked around and it's not coming up. Dunno ...
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Message says downloading wine-unity3d-installer (N/A MiB) appears, does not go away

A zenity message saying "downloading wine-unity3d-installer (N/A MiB)" will sometimes appear while I am doing something and just show a flashing download bar forever. I can force close it but a few ...
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I want to download Ubuntu mobile os for android [duplicate]

I have dual core, 512 MB ram mobile device. Which Ubuntu OS can I install in my device? Please give me download links to support my mobile configuration.
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ubuntu MD5SUM hash doesnt match, now how to repair the iso image?

I have checked MD5SUM hash for the downloaded Ubuntu desktop 14.04 and it didn't match. I have downloaded the file from official website without using any client like utorrent etc. How can I repair ...
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Slow D/L to my Ubuntu Computer in my home network

In my home network I have a Netgear WNDR3700 router (1gb) with a 1Tb Toshiba USB drive and on the 1gb ports I have the Ubuntu 14.04 computer (AMD Phenom 9850) a Windows 7 (AMD FX-6100) a XP (single ...
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Check a programming language module or library information before installing and downloading

With aptitude, we can do something like: aptitude search package-name to display availability. aptitude show package-name to display package information. aptitude why package-name to display reason ...
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what is the best app to download files from internet? [duplicate]

what is the best app to download files from internet?
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How to download with arai2c with maximum speed?

I try to read manual but can't understand! My Internet speed is very low (about 32kib/s), How can I make 32 connection with maximum speed in your experience? Do you offer another download manager ...
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How can I download this file with wget?

How can I download this file with wget or some other command-line tool? What's going wrong when I try? ...
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Unexplained, unsolisted downloads

Recently have been receiving an unexplained download of 12.5Meg on connection to the ISP. Any way of finding where it's coming from? Cheers
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how to download playlist from youtube-dl?

I'm trying to download some videos in mp3 format. it's a play list. How do I download the whole play list wit one command?
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How to download Video's off Facebook with Ubuntu 14.10

The youtube-dl doesn't work for downloading Facebook video's. How can I download and save video's on Facebook to a file only my computer? I'm using Google Chrome.
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Is it necessary to donate to be able to download vlc media player for ubuntu 14.04?

I am unable to download vlc media player. I use Ubuntu 14.04. Is it because I haven't made a donation yet?
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Upload and download website

Im creating an server with Ubuntu 14 for my familiy so they can have a website to share files and pictures. (hate to run around and make backup and find lost files) I have tryed vsftpd but theres no ...
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How to restore the down arrow icon on the Downloads folder in the home directory?

I removed the original Downloads folder in the home directory and created a new one with the same name, but the down arrow icon on the new Download folder now disappeared. Could someone please tell me ...
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Problem mounting the file

I have tried to download Ubuntu desktop two times now using google chrome and every time I try to open the file up it says sorry there is a problem mounting the file. I dont know how to fix it.
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Using script to download a file

I'm interested in creating a script that makes no use of wget which downloads a file from a specified link . The download should be saved as world.o in the folder /tmp. Can anybody walk me through ...
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Juju fails to download the charm - dial tcp: lookup store.juju.ubuntu.com: no such host

I'm trying to deploy juju gui on my maas controller but juju is unable to get the gui charm. This is the error I get: ERROR juju.cmd supercommand.go:323 cannot download charm "cs:trusty/juju-gui-16": ...
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Movgrab with Ubuntu 14.10?

Is there something that can be used in the command line in terminal to download videos from websites like Movgrab did? Can't downlaod it or install movgrab with Ubuntu 14.10.
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How to download audio from web page other then youtube from command line?

How do I download an audio file on a website other then Youtube from command line within terminal?