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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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 @ 2....
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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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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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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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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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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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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? Here'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to let youtube-dl download in background? Must I keep terminal window? [duplicate]

I can't close ssh terminal while youtube-dl is downloading a video. ctrl+c or ctrl+z or ctrl+d is only stopping download progress. I want to give download job to Ubuntu Server which I access by ssh ...
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Is there a way to schedule youtube-dl download?

If that's not possible, should I go by adding a crontab entry? I can't think of anything else I'm kinda newbie.
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How to extract an attachment from an email header?

I recently got an e-mail with an attached JAR file. However, my e-mail client considers it malware and is not letting me open it. I've opened the actual e-mail, and found the attachment, which seems ...
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How do I know if a download has finished in the terminal?

I'm running 12.04 in a virtual machine, and am installing ISIS, a GIS program from the USGS, through the terminal. It needs a bunch of data files, but I can find no list of what they are. The ...
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Slow internet on chrome and firefox

I am getting extermely slow internet speeds(20-30 KBps) while downloading from chrome and firefox. While using transmission and wget I am getting 220-230 KBps. On speedtest.net I am getting 3 mbps ...
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/var/lib/dpkg/available MISSING

I get the error message: /var/lib/dpkg/available missing. That is a problem, I realize, as it is not possible to download or update anything at all. Not keen on installing a new system - how is ...
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what is the best number of segment per download for xdman? [closed]

I have terrible internat connection (about 15KB/sec --while download),the xdman package allows the user to select the number of segment per download. is this setting depends on the quality of ...
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Downloading Ubuntu after downloading Windows 10 [duplicate]

I regrettably installed Windows 10 and would now like to install Ubuntu. However the download for desktop says it is only for Win 7 or earlier. Is there a link to download Ubuntu without having to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Slow download speed

I was downloading a pdf file once, its size is only around 1 MB, and I've noticed how slow the download speed is, varying from 10 kB/s to 3 kB/s and it then becomes 0 kB/s. How can I solve this. My ...
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How do I download Wine 1.4?

When I try to go download Wine, It says "There isn’t a software package called “wine1.4” in your current software sources." I've already checked the Wiki page, but it says to just "install" it, which ...
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deluge-webui permission denied for download on external hard drive directory

I followed this tutorial to set up deluge deamon and deluge-web-ui on my home ubuntu server 15.04. on my machine I have 2 hard drives: an SSD drive for the OS and a 2To hard drive for my personal data....
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Screen Switches Off And Also Kills Downloads

Im using Ubuntu 14.04 on most of the default settings. By default the screen switches off after 5min and "dims to save power". I have unchecked the lock checkbox so when I return to my computer I dont ...
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downloading problem Ubuntu 14.04

I was downloading Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit installation .iso file. It all downloaded but the last some Kb is not. Can I burn that much and will it install properly .
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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 ( https://myapps....
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Where to put downloaded files on filesystem (14.04)

I'm new to running ubuntu as a desktop. I've managed a linux (non ubuntu) server for quite a while now. But, I've just been barely getting by. I am scared I'll mess something up and cpanel/whm is ...
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Can't install gksu. Says it can't find it

Can't install gksu every time I put in the command to install I get the same thing unable to locate package gksu any ideas
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Name of compatable operating System [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu I am not sure what to look for if i want to download any programs. What OS should they be designed for Linux, IOS, Android or what
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When I download an ebook using Tor it does not go into Downloads directory. Why?

I am brand new to Ubuntu and would love to use my Calibre e-reader, but whenever I download an e book from Tor it disappears, and cannot be found in download folder
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From where can I download the latest Ubuntu portable on a USB stick?

I want to download Ubuntu portable and I searched on Google and results came showing Ubuntu remix.I was not sure if it was genuine or not. So please tell me.
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Reading package lists… Error!

Reading package lists... Error! E: Unable to synchronize mmap - msync (5: Input/output error) E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. I get this when trying to install ...
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Which Ubuntu version to install? [duplicate]

My laptop configuration: Windows 7 - 32 bit - Intel Pentium 2.1 Ghz Dual Core - 2 GB RAM - 320GB HDD (for software development and also for practice).
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How to view number of downloads of packages from Ubuntu Software centre? [duplicate]

Is there a way through which I can see the number of times an application or package from the Ubuntu Software Center has been downloaded? If not, is there some sort of way in which I can view the ...