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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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 ...
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Amazon MP3 download not quite working

I'm trying to download Amazon MP3s. I followed the guide here: How do I import Amazon MP3s with Banshee and the new Amazon Cloud Player? and was able to get it to seemingly let me do the download, ...
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Unable to download anything

When ever i try to download or update anything, the computer simply states that the sources are questionable, asks me to repair it and then nothing happans. What's going on?? I'm usin 12.04 LTS
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Dropbox downloads next file and then hangs per every start

I have a strange problem with dropbox on notebook with Ubuntu 13.10 (the problem also existed in Ubuntu 13.04). When I start dropbox, it downloads a single file (it's an ordinary photo, 2-3 mb) and ...
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Can I downlaod Ububtu onto a disk [duplicate]

I just need to download ubuntu onto a disk. How do i do it? I can't seem to figure it out. I feel funny asking but I need help. Thanks!
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Bad download of latest stable version

I paid $16 and tried to download the latest version last night and got only part of it (the file ends in ...iso.part). Can someone tell me how to finish getting it? I paid with PayPal.
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What program should I load the Ubuntu download file with if i want it on a CD for my New Desktop

I am wanting to download Ubuntu onto a CD so when i load up my new computer i have an operating system on it how can i do this and what do i load the file with after the download.
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I can't download anything and I can't watch videos [duplicate]

Two days ago I tried to download skype and it says an error occurred it says end of central directory signature not found Either this file is not a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a ...
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Slow download speed Ubuntu 13.10

So, I just downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 and I noticed my download is very slow. I tried to download some games through Steam and usually I have a speed of 1.5MB/S now it's between 500 KB/S and 1 MB/S all ...
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What software can I use to download torrents [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10, Saucy Salamander. I would like to install a different Linux distribution, but all of my download crash. I want to use a torrent instead. What software can I install to ...
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What mirror should I use to download Ubuntu

I was uploading from 13.04 to 13.10 and the electrician shuted down power and it doesn't boot now. So I want to download the .iso from another pc and install it formating , but the mirror from ...
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I have downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 amd64.iso but ended up with 32bit OS

I did ask this question before, I know, but as a newbee couldn't find my question again. Anyway, I have downloaded (twice) what I thought was the 64 bit version of 13.04 but when I check 'About this ...
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“cannot access ppa” trying to download ubuntu sdk

I was trying to download Ubuntu sdk entering: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sdk However, the answer was Cannot ...
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Why can't I use anything I download/Why can't I download Unbuntu restricted?

I'm a new user to Linux in general and I'm trying to download Ubuntu restricted add-ons package and I'm having trouble downloading anything. My computer said to download adobe installer and I did, but ...
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Why is Ubuntu download hanging for hours? [closed]

This is the fifth time in 3 nights I have started to download Ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386.iso. Each time it downloads the first 20 - 24%. Then it hangs for hours with no progress (I have even left ...
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How can wget download a webpage with php as plain html?

I want to download a website that uses php to generate its pages. If I use wget --convert-links --mirror --trust-server-names the_website.com the php files are downloaded as php files. When I open ...
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downloaded a file without wget using browser can this be resumed it is broken download

I downloaded following file http://sourceforge.net/projects/opsi/postdownload?source=dlp file is 920 Mb approximately, I do not use any download manager it was a direct http download, after having ...
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Newbie - Downloads slow on wireless, long time to connect to wireless

its taking a long time to connect to the wireless, and when it does, the internet in general seems unstable and really slow, like 45 mins to download a 50MB file on a 30MB connection. I switch to ...
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Data downloaded during an Ubuntu installation

I'd like to know how much internet data is downloaded during an Ubuntu installation.
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Downloading contents of the web page

I want to write a python program to download the contents of a web page, and then download the contents of the web pages that the first page links to. For example, this is main web page ...
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ubuntu downloads slow

I have a problem with Ubuntu 13.04, when I want to download something in direct download, I haven't tried torrent but I don't want such solution, is there a way to download the files faster without ...
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How to download a specific version of Duplicity

How do I install a specific version of duplicity. The one I have is duplicity 0.6.21 and the one I want is 0.6.18
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Unable to download applications

i am unable to download any application( even video LAN media player) from the software center. it says "check your INTERNET connection" while i have one. help me out. thank you
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Download Ubuntu [duplicate]

My download must be resized my Disc Is 700MB and it states not enough room, could someone please tell me what size disc I need.
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Firefox is aksing me to choose an application when I try to download something, but I can't find any of them - I just find folders [duplicate]

When I click on a link to download something, such as a torrent, I guet a window that asks me to select an application. I want to choose a software on my computer (like transmission), but the only ...
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Installing Ubuntu After Download

I downloaded the latest version of Ubuntu Desktop (13.04) the other day and think I might have missed something, as I didn't see any "Install"-related buttons or links following the download. The ...
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How to make basic settings for multiget 2?

I am trying to use multiget 2, a download manager recommended here and here, a version that is different from 1.x (as stated in its readme file). And it is indeed. (Download link.) I have downloaded ...
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download server iran

I have ubuntu 13.04 and my problem is this: When i installed it i chose my location to be iran and ubuntu found a download server in iran for me. But a few days ago i changed my download server to ...
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I want to download ubuntu 12.04 LTS windows installer in part because I have small download limit for a month

I want to download Ubuntu 12.04 LTS windows installer in part because I have small download limit for a month. How do I do that?
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Looking for a download manager [duplicate]

I'm looking a download manager for Ubuntu which allows to resume downloading from the last point if a connection is lost. It should be like download master for windows.
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When I install Ubuntu it takes long in the preparing to download, what can I do?

I tried to install Ubuntu, and it takes a long time in the preparing to install the screen, and I don't know what to do, please help? The reason I'm installing it is because my computer fails to start ...
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how do I download tv shows, etc.? [duplicate]

What do I have to do to download from The Pirate Bay? I understand utorrent and The Pirate Bay, but can not download movies. I used to be able to do it in Windows. Please keep explanations simple. I ...
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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 solve this language downloading issue?

I have a problem when I try to download another language by the system setting menu, I have this error message : Failed to fetch ...
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Asus motherboard - which graphics-drivers?

I've recently purchased an old but working mobo, Asus p5s800-vm/s. The onboard graphics are displaying low-res "safety mode" type graphics on the monitor. I understand from the guy I bought it from ...
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Can't download Ubuntu Server 13.04 32-bit

Tried downloading Ubuntu Server Edition (32 bit) to run in a VM. Because the VM will be 32-bit but the downloading computer has been correctly detected as 64-bit, I had to go to the server releases ...
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What is this home folder in my downloads folder?

I am trying to remove or delete Acrobat 9 which isn't working properly but it isn't showing up in the Synaptic Package so I've located it in a folder called 'home' which is in my downloads folder. The ...
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Download and install without a cd on a microsoft windows xp desktop machine

I have been trying to download and install latest Ubuntu without making a cd. I have tried 3 times. I downloaded something and installed it. But there was no trace of Ubuntu but just windows xp. It ...
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How to download 11g express edition on Ubuntu Server?

I can not download the Oracle DB 11g express edition on Ubuntu Server. Can anybody help with detailed terminal instruction or any other way.
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13.04 Downloaded PART files

I have tried several times to download UBUNTU. I end up with three files. In properties they are marked as PART files. They are around 350mb each. I want to totally replace windows. Cheers
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Which version of Ubuntu for Mac? [duplicate]

The download page only mentions desktop pcs, so what version do I get for a Mac?
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No clue how to download Skype onto Asus 1015e

I recently bought an Asus 1015e, but I have no idea how to correctly download Skype. Help!
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Where are downloaded files stored?

Today I installed 12.10 as my second OS. I made all updates and upgrades. Then I downloaded crunch-3.4tgz and fern-wifi-cracker 1.6 all.deb but I could nowhere find these files to be able to install ...
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youtube-dl multiple files downloading

I use youtube-dl to download files from YouTube. I have tried downloading multiple files, but it is not working out for me. I have to open multiple terminals and start afresh every time I want to ...
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Trouble installing or removing software

I am new to Linux, and I keep encountering problems when I try to install or remove software. Does anyone happen to know what the problem is? The errors read: installArchives() failed: (Reading ...
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Downloading from kickass [duplicate]

Trying to download a torrent with magnet link can not get this to work with q bit torrent and Firefox, please help I am new to Linux
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How can I rectify “malformed line 57 in source list” error? [duplicate]

When I try to download, an error appears: error opening cache (E: malformed line 57 in source list / etc / apt / sources.list (dis parse) E: the list of sources Could not be read E: the package ...
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Ubuntu dvd download not starting in other computer [closed]

I downloaded Ubuntu to DVD and then inserted DVD in other computer but nothing happens. What am I not doing right?
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How can I install Ubuntu on a Windows XP and still be able to use Windows? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on my Thinkpad, but it already runs on Windows XP, and I still want to be able to use that, along with Ubuntu. A little help?