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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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 ...
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How to get a direct link to .deb file of a package

I'd like to install an app from my Ubuntu Software Center, However it's a bit large to download (It's Texmaker and is around 760 MB). I'm current in an university where we have got a service by ...
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How to run a command automatically after completing download?

I need a way that helps me to run a command automatically after a download completes. I want to create a directory beside the downloaded file automatically after I clicked on the integrated download ...
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download manager alternative with IDM function

can someone suggest me a download manager with IDM function? i would like download manager with IDM function like : i am seeking a download manager which is able to help me to download not only in ...
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Approximately how many people uses Ubuntu and linux in general? [duplicate]

It really interest me one thing. Approximately how many people uses Ubuntu and linux in general? Since it has cc 1,50% market share. How much downloads Ubuntu has?
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DOWNLOADING UBUNTU- please any help on how to download

Everytime i tried to download Ubuntu server on my windows laptop it always download as a zip file. please any help on how to download.
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Which Ubuntu version should I install on a Toshiba laptop, Satellite P200 RT1? [duplicate]

I have a Toshiba laptop, Satellite P200 RT1 which is running Windows XP. Should I install install the Long Term Support Release of Ubuntu 14.04, or the latest Standard Release of Ubuntu 15.04? ...
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ubuntu on a usb for boot up

Can anyone help me? I'm trying to download ubuntu on a usb to load onto a new laptop. Here's a screen shot of what I get, and I just don't know enough to figure out what my mistake is. Never mind, ...
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About downloading

Now, I confess to being both confused and a little put out here. I made a donation whilst arranging to download Ubuntu. I have never used this software, so just used ubuntu dot com to find you. ...
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Why can't I download Steam?

I recently started gaming on my Ubuntu laptop and made a Steam account. I went to the Ubuntu Software Center and tried to download the Steam application. But the problem is, it won't let me download. ...
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It seems my downloads are stuck at a certain percentage and never seem to complete in Firefox

I have a screenshot below of where my downloads seem to be stuck: As with this picture taxati.deb has been stuck at 55 seconds remaining and 220 KB/sec for a few hours This happens with most of ...
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Where does JAVA tar.gz file gets downloaded when it installed by oracle-java9-installer package?

This question is related to already existing question in askubuntu.com. I installed Sun Java using sudo apt-get install oracle-java9-installer The procedure downloaded Java tar.gz file like the ...