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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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 ...
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ubuntu iso downloading another iso file [closed]

Ubuntu iso file is again downloading the file from the installation and if i proceed with the internet connection closed then in middle of the installation it crashes saying that the files is ...
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How to use Ubuntu to recover data from an old Windows XP laptop with a broken hard drive?

I want to transfer data from an old laptop in which the hard drive doesn't work. I have: Old laptop = 7yr old Toshiba laptop - Windows XP, was fast, hard drive doesn't work Newer laptop = 3yr olf ...
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how to launch a download, it asks me which file to open with but i have no idea [duplicate]

I download a few items for my school work but cannot launch them. It keeps asking which program to I want to open with. It isnt like windows when it automatically knows.
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How do I install java? Want to play minecraft [duplicate]

complete novice at Ubuntu. Trying to set up minecraft to play through Ubuntu but saying I need to install plug ins to see them and my minecraft won't play as it's a jar file instead of a exe file?
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Why is there no option to download ubuntu using torrent? [closed]

Why I cant choose torrent as a download option?
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download apps (in Windows) from apps.ubuntu.com

As I can't connect from Ubuntu 12.04 to internet, I want to download apps from Windows XP system and then install to Ubuntu (offline). Any app page I visit, all I see is a link to download Ubuntu and ...
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Getting a ubuntu installation disk

Ok I'll make it simple. I live in Sri Lanka. And I dont have a good internet connection. So I already have ubuntu 10.10 which I got from shipit.ubuntu.com some time back. And distributed some copies ...
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Ubuntu: Files Deleted Abruptly. HDD Space is still Full. Ubuntu 13.04

Somedays ago I was trying to open some file. It shown some error like 'Can't Read the File'. I ignored this completely. Then Today to see what has happened I restarted my system. To my astonishment ...
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Chromium stopped downloading files

Chromium stopped downloading files on one PC. It doesn't work whether it's pdf file from a website or photos from another. When I download from Firefox, it works. So I know that something broke on ...
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Multithreaded HTTP Downloader

I am looking for a command line tool that can download multiple urls with multiple threads e.g. wget2 -n 5 http://stackoverflow.com/ http://askubuntu.com/ http://bobo.com/ Where -n = number of ...
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wget download list to specific directories

I would like to create a short but sweet script for wget to use a .list file. The catch is that I'd like to set directories that these files go into. Example: file: url.list [group 1] ...
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Can't set a folder on another drive as default Downloads folder

What I want: 1. Set a folder which is located on another drive (/media/vorpall/27DCD6C93788CE6E/Media/Downloads) as "Downloads" folder at Home. 2. New "Downloads" folder should have an arrow icon on ...
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Downloadhelper fails to Convert

I'm trying to use the Firefox Add-On Downloadhelper to download and convert this 'video' of Einstein: http://sploid.gizmodo.com/listening-to-this-incredible-recording-of-einstein-will-1464557213 in ...
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Is there a way to download all of my Ubuntu One files? [duplicate]

So, I have Ubuntu One on my mac, and is synced with the Ubuntu One website. I have folders within folders, within folders, and so on. If I needed to (If, I got a new computer, for example), would it ...
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' What application' for downlaod

I'm trying desperatly hard to play an audio recording I made on my S4. I have transfered it but I can't play it. When I try and download VLS it keeps asking ' What application?' Can anyone please ...
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From where can I download Ubuntu 12.04

From where can I download Ubuntu 12.04 only. Not even 12.04.*. I want only 12.04 LTS. I tried to download from Ubuntu CD Images, but there is only 12.04.3 Because 12.04.* and all later versions has ...
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How to download entire Youtube channel using commands or application [duplicate]

I want to download entire Youtube channel using Ubuntu, but i can't find way to download, any help appreciate !
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How to download internet games

I want to know how to download games that are not on the store. It will not work when I click on the application
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I used wget to download html files, where are the images in the file stored?

Firefox was loading very slow, so I decided to use wget to save HTML files.I used the following command, wget http://textbook.s-anand.net/ncert/class-xii/chemistry/hello-this-first-chapter The ...
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Apahce Website - Uploading files and download

I just recently made an Apache Webserver for uploading my files. The website ip is 173.65.17.127. I'd like to upload files and be able to download them remotely, I got MySQL, Apache, and PHP aswell as ...
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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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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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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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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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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.