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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Changing which monitor/desktop files download to

I just installed Ubuntu after using Mint for a year or so and I am in love to say the least. One issue I had with Mint that I never really researched was that when I download files or copy them to my ...
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Can I Download Ubuntu for free or do I have to pay 20 dollars? [closed]

Can I Download Ubuntu for free or do I have to pay 20 dollars? The Option "Not now, take me to the download" does not take me to the download page.
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Can't set Transmission to download files [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 12. on my new computer. When trying to download files I want to use Transmission but after I choose a file to download Transmission is not in the list of programs to run with ...
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Scheduling torrents in Transmission - using WD My Cloud

is there a way that I can Schedule downloads in the Transmission app to take place only during certain hours of the day. For example: from 19:00 - 08:00 That way when I use my internet the most it ...
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Download entire Ubuntu One folders from the web client? [duplicate]

Since U1's being axed and the desktop client can't connect, how should I about downloading large numbers of files in nested folders from the web client? I'd prefer to not install Chrome.
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how to download setup of any software for ubuntu 13.10 on window xp

I am very new to Ubuntu and I am just a beginner. I have an Ubuntu computer (13.10), without an internet connection. On another computer (XP) I do have an internet connection, and I would like to ...
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Web client front end download manager

I currently run a headless server (Ubuntu server 12.10) with various applications running on the box accessed via web interfaces (transmission, plex etc). The box sits at a site with a quick and ...
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How to resume partial downloads using transmission?

Can we resume partial torrent downloads using the default transmission software? I started 500 mb download which was downloaded half way. Now I can't seem to resume the download.
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INSTALLING UBUNTU 12.04 fro already downloaded file (installing with pendrive) [duplicate]

I have got this file downloaded: ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-amd64.iso I have a 64 bit OS and want to install ubuntu 12.04 on it alongside win 7 (which I already ahve on the PC) I have a Pendrive. how ...
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error on downloading ubuntu 12.04 lts [closed]

I am getting an error : 500 Internal Server Error when trying to download Ubuntu 12.04! Please resolve it as soon as possible i need Ubuntu for my work!
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Change default downloader in Firefox or Chromium

I want to download all types of file with Firefox or Chromium web browser directly with a downloader without copying and pasting the link.
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Cannot open programs/ run downloads

So I'm not too familiar with Linux and I began to use Ubuntu to get familiar with it, I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and this problem began occurring when my tower fell over last night. I used to be able to ...
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Download Ubuntu as Zip? iso download blocked

I sit behind the most poorly set up network ever. However, it blocks certain file extensions like .iso, .exe or .msi (thankfully I don't need the last 2 mentioned ones). My problem is, that the ubuntu ...
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Unable to download/ save audio files- I can only listen but not save the file

I am unable to save/ download audio files. I am using firefox browser on ubuntu OS and all these days did not have a problem downloading audio files. Since the last software update....I am unable to ...
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How to download all videos on a youtube channel?

I always use youtube for getting information I need. What I want is a script or a command that grabs and downloads all videos from a given channel. NOTE: I tried youtube-dl but with no success.
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force 'uget' to download from a particular link

I'm using uget on Ubuntu 13.10, but the problem is that it doesn't download from some links automatically. For example, I want to download a file from http://d-h.st/ONi : When I click the ...
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Limit download speed if filesize 20mb

Is there a software like trickle lets say for example? That i can put as a proxy and lets say set it up so that if a filesize that i am downloading is over 20MB it will limit it to 2kb? I found ...
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How to download torrents in ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Every time I click on "Get this torrent", I get a window asking to choose a application: I have qBittorrent installed but I don't know how do I select it from this windows which open when I click ...
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“Open Containing Folder” In Firefox & Chrome Doesn't Highlight The File In Nautilus

I won't say I am new to Ubuntu, but I have been on and off for several years -- although I find myself on Ubuntu more than on Windows nowadays I still consider myself a newbie. I am currently using ...
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What is the file size of the ubuntu iso image?

What is the file size of the Ubuntu iso image? I have Limited internet, and don't want to use too much of it. I want to put it on a Disc or USB thumb drive and install it on a unused computer.
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any big file download results in file error

My problem is that whenever I try downloading a big file (100MB or more), it always gets completed but file is corrupted. I have been observing this when downloading Eclipse IDE. I tried many Eclipse ...
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Where do I get packages via windows? [duplicate]

I need packages, man. I can't find them. I can find 'source clones'. Are those packages? I'm not connect to the Internet in Linux, so I need to download the packages on my Windows system. Where ...
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Download entire web archive using terminal

what I'm trying to do is download a whole web archive using wget. When I put something like wget (website link) using HTTPs, it doesn't download everything, but when I put a specific file name, it ...
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How to replace Windows XP with Ubuntu? [closed]

I have found out that they will be phasing out windows XP which I currently use. My brother recommended I switch to Ubuntu. Firstly, my computer itself is ancient, around 10 years old, will I be able ...
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Problem downloading “not free” programs from Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

I bought "Quick 'n Easy Web Builder" in Ubuntu Software Center on 15 march, 2013 and it worked OK after unlocking it with my license key. Now I have replaced my computer (with Ubuntu 12.04LTS) but I ...
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Bash script download dynamic directories

How to download the most recent packages in deb files (all in a folder) for my platform (x86_64/i386) & distro with bash script? There is no PPA for this apps. So I'm interesting in ...
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Geny Motion - trick to download the .ova files for Ubuntu 12.04 (old links are not working)

I'm using the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version . I had also installed the genymotion. But I had a slow internet connection, so I'm unable to download that large size file in my home. I had searched many ...
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Cannot mount iPod touch to Ubuntu due to Lockdown errors

I sit before you with the common question of how to sync an iPod 5G or any iDevice to Ubuntu 13.10. I have asked Apple tech support many a time aswell as their online chat and it has yielded no info ...
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How to download any file from terminal in ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I wander if there is any way to download any type of file (videos , PDF , ..... etc) by typing a terminal command or if there is any free download manager like IDM in windows Using Ubuntu 13.10
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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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Ubuntu 64 bit download flagged as phishing site

While downloading Ubuntu 64 bit iso, my anti-virus program (kaspersky) flagged the site as a phishing site. I was at 585mb of the 708mb file size when the alarm came up. Has anyone else had this issue ...
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How do I download using torrents? [duplicate]

I am trying to download a file using the bittorrent protocol but I can't get my browser to open the magnet link in my torrent client. I have qbittorrent installed but I still can't seem to download ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 download

I want to download Ubuntu 12.10 rather than 12.04 for my desktop PC, but I cannot find any .ISO image of this version on the Ubuntu website. Is there anywhere I can get it?
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Do Ubuntu repos/servers perform log analysis to identify & block retrieval program?

Many server administrators want their server to be used only by humans and not by retrieval programs like wget. One way to block such programs is to use log analysis. Log analysis identifies retrieval ...
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Why when downloading the ubuntu 13.10 the server downloading the old version of ubuntu 12.04.3?

Can any one helping me, please? Why when downloading the ubuntu 13.10 the server downloading the old version of ubuntu 12.04.3?
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What is a changelog?

I am a relatively new Ubuntu user and want to know what a changelog is, and how to use it. It seems to come in response to some downloads, and I can't understand what it is.
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Using wget to retrieve files from autostart downloads

So I'm making my own document of codes to run after a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 and I want to try and keep everything in the command line (as opposed to having to open a browser to download ...
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Downloading the whole content of my storage into another computer

my laptoo was stolen, so I'd like to download the whole content stored in Ubuntu One into another laptop. Is is possible? I can only find the option to download single files.
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Installation for dummies [duplicate]

I would like to use Ubuntu on a virtual machine so that I can run an open source engineering software called OpenFoam. I need instructions for a layperson. I didn't know what a virtual machine was ...
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How can i download youtube videos one after another automatically from terminal

How can i download youtube videos one after another automatically from terminal? is there any chance to download youtube videos one after the another automatically from terminal??
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Is there a way to download something over network when it's downloaded by another PC in the network? [duplicate]

We have 4 PCs connected to each other. We all download our apps through Internet which uses our Internet bandwidth. Is there a way to share downloaded softwares through network to prevent others from ...
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Changing choice of folders in Download Dialog?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 When I download a file (say e.g., in Firefox), there is a list of "shortcut folders" on the left (e.g. Documents, Music, Pictures, Videos, Downloads [[I would have added image, ...
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Down Load Problems

Downloaded ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64 two times and the md5 does not match. both are 904,192 kb Down loaded from Ubuntue web page, http://www.ubuntu.com/download any suggestions?
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I am unable to successfully download anything. [closed]

So, I am a person of at least average intelligence,I'm no stranger to laptops as a whole but this thing is annoying me. First I try to download a decoder for movies, and it tells me to get a zipfile. ...
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How can I extract all PDF links on a website?

This is a little off topic, but I hope you guys will help me. I've found a website full of articles I need, but those are mixed with a lot of useless files (mainly jpgs). I would like to know if ...
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trying to upgrade firefox in 11.04 [closed]

I've switched on an old laptop running 11.04 and Firefox 4! Mozilla suggested upgrading to Firefox26. It appears in my downloads folder. I've tried to extract and open but I can't get Firefox 26 ...
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Web based download manager

At some places some ports/protocols are disabled such as ssh. So it's simply not possible for me to use such things like wget. So I am looking for a download manager that I can control it over HTTP ...
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download a whole website with wget (or other) including all its downloadable content

I'm trying to download winamp's website in case they shut it down. I need to download literally everything. I tried once with wget and I managed to download the website itself pretty well but when I ...
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When I click on Downloads, Files (File Manager) totally closes itself

I'm a total newbie to Ubuntu and Linux in general, so please keep it at very basic English please. :) My problems/issues: 1) Downloads closes itself 2) Javascript? 3) Ubuntu-friendly alternative to ...
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Trouble Downloading

I have attempted 4 times to download Ubuntu ( I want to try before buying) Each time, I avoid the payPal payment ( I don't have an account) I choose download for free. I am taken to a page that says ...