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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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trouble getting apt-get to work with https

I have a (private) apt repository setup on a server. I'm only allowing access to this repository over SSL, and only with a client certificate. I have tested the connection using curl: $ curl ...
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How to make Firefox download to Downloads folder even when “Open with xxx” is selected?

I have recently noticed that when downloading something with Firefox, if I select the option "Open with xxx" instead of just the "Save file" option, the file is then downloaded to /tmp and opened with ...
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downloading qt5dbus package [duplicate]

I am trying to install the following package from this link - http://packages.ubuntu.com/wily/libqt5dbus5 But I am not getting the command that I should write in the terminal to install the package . ...
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How to download most of Ubuntu Software Centre? [duplicate]

I want to download entire multiverse repository I know it maybe several GBs around 20, but I want to. NOTE:I ONLY WANT TO DOWNLOAD AND WILL INSTALL LATER using dpkg -i [pkg] First created a file which ...
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How can I stop archive manager from automatically opening my downloads?

I use xubuntu 14.04 and chrome. Everytime I download a zip or rar, archive manager automatically pops up to show me what the file contains after it downloads. I don't want that to happen.
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How do I download packages with dependencies in Ubuntu 15.10 64bit? [duplicate]

I'm a new to Ubuntu (and linux). So far, my experience with Ubuntu is great. The boot speed is amazingly fast compared to Windows. Anyway, how do I download packages for offline use with their ...
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Download button on ubuntu.com does not work - do I have to pay?

Can I Download Ubuntu for free or do I have to pay 20 dollars? The Option Not now, take me to the download on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/contribute/?version=15.10&architecture=amd64 ...
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Autostart download

How to autostart downloads when ubuntu starts. I know how to autostart torrent clients like transmission or deluge client during startup. But the application only starts, it doesnt start downloading. ...
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Ubuntu not downloading files of any type (regardless of download method)

I just recently installed ubuntu on my computer and I've encountered a very annoying problem. Any time I try to download any type of file from any platform (directly via command prompt, ubuntu ...
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I've downloaded Ubuntu and it won't open as the file is damaged [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu, but it says the file is damaged and it won't open. Since I've contributed nearly $30 dollars I don't want to pay twice. Please how do I download it again ?
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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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Can't Download Wubi

I want to download Ubuntu with WUBI but, the WUBI download page redirects here and this page doesn't load anymore.
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No matter what I try download in software center in Ubuntu 14.10, it just can´t be done. [duplicate]

I am new to this, I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 for the second time in three days. I tried resolving this problem by typing the issue in google which generally had answers here in Askubuntu. Not one ...
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Download Ubuntu 64 bit version [duplicate]

Can I download Ubuntu and keep Windows 10? System specifications: Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Model: ASUS Notebook K53SJ, K53SV, K53SC Series Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2310M CPU @ ...
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I ve downloaded Super Hot (for linux) at the official site, but i dont know how to run it [duplicate]

Heres the link: superhotgame-new.azurewebsites.net/BUILDS/SUPERHOT_Prototype_Linux.zip Please let me know if you know how to run it.
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When i download something and click 'show in folder' nothing happens

I am running the newest Ubuntu, when I download something, such as an mp3 file, and click on Show in Folder, absolutely nothing happens. Is there an easy fix for this, without being technical and ...
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No SUDO users, Need passwords for admin users setup without passwords [duplicate]

I setup the two main users that I planned on having without passwords not realizing that is something you cannot do. During this process I also changed the initial admin user to a regular user. Here ...
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What download managers are available for Ubuntu15.10? [duplicate]

i don't know how to download video. i`m new with Ubuntu and perhaps someone can help me.
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“This ap is in an unsafe location, Do you want to make it executable”

Downloaded apps when used give a message "This app is in an unsafe location, Do you want to make it executable" How do I download to a SAFE location in Xubuntu 14?
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how to resume a wget -r download?

I am aware of the questions here that ask how to resume a wget download, which is simply a wget with the -c argument. My question is how can I resume a recursive wget download (ran using the -r ...
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Path of downloaded files?

I was downloading a file from terminal but thing ticked where the download will go. So How to check default path of downloads in terminal and how to change it via terminal.
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Server - Checksum incorrect?

I have downloaded the ubuntu-14.04.3-server-amd64.iso via Direct Download AND from a torrent (2 times each). I keep coming up with the "incorrect" checksum. What I'm getting... MD5: ...
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How to pause a running aria download

When downloading big files it necessary to pause the download many times. A big file can be downloaded by using wget. First start download, then kill wget, then resume download by wget -c. I want to ...
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Download: Correct Version? [duplicate]

I want to run a copy of Ubuntu under VMware Fusion 8 on my iMac that has OSX 10.10.4. The version on Ubuntu I started downloading shows as: ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso Is this the correct one? ...
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Linux newbie with Komodo edit installation issues [duplicate]

I was watching a tutorial that needs komodo edit. I downloaded it but cant get the installer to run the way you just click the extraction file in windows. Any suggestions on what to do, maybe a ...
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Downloads folder restores automatically

over the last couple of days i've noticed that each time the downloads folder is modified, ie, any new file is downloaded, previously deleted folders are restored. And the restored folders are empty, ...
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using Aria2 to login and Download

I'm trying to download some files from a host. Since the file naming (URL) is sequential, and there are lots of them, im trying to download them via bash and Aria2. 2 problems: 1) i need to login ...
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Download .click package

I've had some problem with my computer and, sadly, I lost all .click packages I've developed. I would like to download them but I don't know how. In myapps page on ubuntu.com ( ...
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files from downloads automatically moves to .dc++/Incomplete

I use Linuxdc++ and I face this issue often. My files from downloads gets deleted and goes automatically to.dc++/Incomplete. how can I prevent it from happening in future? I use ubuntu 14.04 LTS
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Just Give me Ububtu and the latest or version that works the best ? Please

OK, so I originally downloaded Ubuntu from the Ubuntu.com website, just about one month ago, and how I got it, I damn sure dont know, but I got 12.0, and have had nothing but problems since. Not ...
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Cannot install anything PLEASE HELP

Okay, so I know nothing about the terminal or any of that. I'm new to this "Ubuntu" stuff. My computer was fine and I could install and download programs but my computer broke, and once fixed, now I ...
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I keep getting a “python2.7-minimal” error. Any help?

I am getting this error when I try to install anything. I try sudo apt-get install python2.7-minimal. It won't work. Can anyone help me? Here is the code again. E: Could not perform immediate ...
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Download speeds extremely slow

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on an Asus k55n laptop, and I have found that when I attempt to download the KDE desktop, I get download speeds that vary between less than 1kbs to nearly 1mbs, which ...
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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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can i install ubuntu as a second operating system on an empty second partition without having to download to a disk first

I have have divided my HDD into two partitions. On C, I have Windows 8, partition E is empty. I have downloaded Ubuntu onto a flash drive. How do I transfer it to drive E and be able to boot up to ...
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Where to find the checksums of Ubuntu ISO images?

I just downloaded the ubuntu-10.10-desktop-i386.iso, and am having a hard time burning it, so I'd like to check that the file is intact, but I cannot find the md5sum of the file. Is there a URL or ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 failed to download repository informations

Context : I'm not able anymore to connect on my wifi network a work, however at home all is fine. I decided to check if there was some upgrades and Ubuntu tells me "failed to download repository ...
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Ubuntu downloaded as a folder, not an image

I'm trying to burn an Ubuntu LiveDVD on Windows 7. I downloaded Ubuntu, but it's a folder. Every guide on burning a LiveDVD says it should have downloaded as an image. Did I do something wrong? ...
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why this happening? [duplicate]

Data files for some packages could not be downloaded The following packages requested additional data downloads after package installation, but the data could not be downloaded or could not be ...
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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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Wget: download files to specific directory

I have been trying to get wget to download all files to a specific directory. I tried the -O option but I get /home/user/xml/: Is a directory This is what I have so far wget -m --user=user ...
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Ubuntu repository change

After I have performed one of sudo apt-get install eclipse eclipse-cdt g++ procedure I found that Ubuntu is planning to download more than 400Mb and it will take more than 2 hours. It is too long. I ...
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Ubuntu downloads everytime I boot up my computer

I have downloaded Ubuntu with a usb on my computer which already has Windows 7. After I restart my computer, it needs the usb to finish the installation. If I take out the usb, the download fails. I ...
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How to add a prefix ou suffix to files dowloaded via uGet on Ubuntu 14.04

I've been using uGet to download files from sites for some days. My question is simple : Is there a way to add a prefix - suffix to files downloaded. I noticed the field where you can specify a ...
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What is the difference between curl and wget? [closed]

Both of these curl and wget are use for downloading files, etc. Is there any reason to use one over the other?
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Slow download speeds in terminal

Here are the results of my Speedtest, so as you can see I am not at all down low in internet speeds, but when using any Ubuntu application, download speeds are capped at around a MB/s. I have mostly ...
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See Download progress

How can I see download progress in Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04 ?? I can see download progress in windows using CTRL + J shortcut key. Thanks.
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Automatizing apt-mirrors selection

I have ubuntu 15.04 on my PC and I have issues everytime I make an update or I install packets mirrors are so slow and it's almost impossible to download with an average speed of 20 KB/s. I've tried ...