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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Active download does not supersede suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04. My system is set to suspend after 10 minutes of idle time. I like this, but if I have a download going, the system will go into suspend anyway and the download will pause. ...
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Ubuntu taking to long to download?

I've started the installation of Ubuntu, and after clicking on 'Install Ubuntu' it boots to window and asks me to choose a username, password, disk size, etc. it then brings me to a screen that says ...
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I can't find any of my downloaded apps in the dash

I have just installed Ubuntu and have problems with finding any of the apps/programs that I have downloaded form the software center. When I search for them in the dashboard they are not there. I have ...
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Software download from windows os

Could i search and download ubuntu's packages using windows OS. If can then please tell me, whats the website. many thanks.
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Upgrading Apache Open Office

I have downloaded the Apache OpenOffice upgrade 4 times. Once downloaded a window opens with lists asking me if I want to open a doc or extract it. I highlighted all of the OpenOffice lines and got a ...
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Getting a deb with wget problem

I'm trying to get Anki like this: wget https://anki.googlecode.com/files/anki-2.0.12.deb (That's the latest version) gives me: zsh: no such file or directory: wget ...
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Python on Ubuntu 13.04

How can I download and install Python on Ubuntu 13.04? I'm a newbie in Ubuntu. I've only been using Ubuntu for the last 3 days.
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Is there a way to distribute Wi-Fi load across multiple adapters? [duplicate]

I have 4 wireless USB adapters, all of which are poorly supported by Linux. The connection is unstable, the USB dongles overheat at regular intervals, and the Wi-Fi adapters themselves often become ...
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unable to download ubuntu-12.04.2-server-amd64.iso

I downloaded ubuntu-12.04.2-server-amd64 a couple of weeks ago with file size 687MB with md5 hash = af5f788aee1b32c4b2634734309cc9e9. Today when I download it is 656MB and It does not install. I've ...
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Delay before Firefox starts downloading

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with XFCE 4.10. Firefox version 20.0. Whenever I try to download any files (eg, right-click and download, anything like that), there's a significant delay (~15 seconds). It ...
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After downloading a program file from the internet how do you install it? [duplicate]

I have downloaded Flash Player 11.5.0 into my Downloads. How do I install it? It is a tar.gz file. Please easy steps through the terminal. I am new to Linux, and want to learn more about it.
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Install Ubuntu on HCL Beanstalk Desktop? [duplicate]

I currently have a HCL Beanstalk desktop PC which is quite old now. I have another shared and quite new HCL Laptop with intel CORE i3 processor and it came with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it as it is a ...
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How to make an apt-get install command [closed]

Am I able to make one of those "apt-get install program" codes that you use in terminal to download a program from my website? If so, how?
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Ask location every time a download takes place

I am using ubuntu for almost a year now and I want to ask a small question here.. You may think that this is a stupid question but I am asking it here because I haven't got any solution for this ...
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Steam's Download speed is very low

When using Ubuntu (I'm using 12.10) i get download speeds of about 0 when downloading through steam. If I pause the download then resume, it goes up to normal, then slowly goes back down to 0. This ...
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Installing non-standard fonts in xubuntu 13.04

Before I start: I'm a Mac user whose 7 year old laptop is slowly dying and, wanting to support open-source software, I've been considering a Linux pre-loaded laptop as my next computer. In preparation ...
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How do I download and not pay another 16 bucks? [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 (64 b) and donated my 16 bucks, and I cannot find it on my computer anywhere.
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Can't download anything

When I try to install usb-modeswitch for making a mobile-broadband work, Ubuntu cannot download anything. Even when I tried to install Wine, it failed to connect to the internet even though I could ...
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how do I intall a network manager on ubuntu?

I uninstalled my network manager trying to fix a problem. Now I have no network manager and therefore no internet. So I need one and I need to install it?
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I want to download Ubuntu 13.04 but I can not to do it [duplicate]

I love Ubuntu and I use it since 1985. I decided to download Ubuntu 13.04 but I'm a rookie. If you can send me a CD with that version I would be happiest.
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Should I download the 32-bit version or the 64-bit version of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a 13" Macbook Pro 2010. Should I download the 32-bit version or the 64-bit version of Ubuntu?