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 am trying to download virtualbox, but I get a failed message

Here is the fail message from vbox-install.log: DKMS: Failed to install using DKMS, attempting to install without Makefile:183: *** Error: unable to find the sources of your current Linux kernel. ...
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How do I check the internet speed inside Ubuntu 14.04

How do I check the internet speed on my computer, a dell Inspiron 1545, while using ubuntu 14.04?
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Downloading Ubuntu to Mac for use on PC [duplicate]

Can I download Ubuntu on to a Mac, save it to a memory stick to install on a PC and leave the Mac untouched?
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Is the download live dvd image of ubuntu up to date?

Is the live dvd image of ubuntu on official site of Ubuntu up to date? Because I couldnot install ubutnu 14.04 from live cd because of blackscreen.
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How to open youtube video with youtube-dl

Ok so I found this answer to someones question about how to download youtube videos via youtube-dl. It had all of the information that I needed, except how to open the video. Here is what I have so ...
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Running linux downloads - total noob [closed]

I am a COMPLETELY new user to linux and have been using most of my programs through wine. Take for example this program : http://www.atlauncher.com/download/jar/ which, when unpacked has no executable ...
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Why do cdimage.ubuntu.com and releases.ubuntu.com list different images?

There are two places I go when I want to download Ubuntu installer images: cdimage.ubuntu.com and releases.ubuntu.com. Both of these appear equally official: they are both subdomains of ubuntu.com, ...
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How to delete my contents from Ubuntu One before the shutdown?

Since Ubuntu one closes I want to delete all files and download all contacts. How can I do that? Do I need to something else after all data are removed from the cloud?
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Which version should I download? [duplicate]

I want to download Ubuntu 14.04 (and I know this will kind of sound newbie-ish but here goes) which one should I download? Usually, I would pick the 32-bit version but it says for computers with less ...
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Download failed : Oracle JDK 7 is NOT installed

When i try to install something it gives me this error: HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden 2014-04-23 09:32:53 ERROR 403: Forbidden. download failed Oracle JDK 7 is ...
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Proper Adobe Flash setup [duplicate]

When prompted to select a download of Adobe Flash for my 32 bit Ubuntu 12.04 system, I am given 4 choices. Which is the proper choice? YUM, tar. gz., rpm, and APT are the choices given. Thank you. ...
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Flash plugin download problem [duplicate]

So when I start installing flash player from software center , it gives an error saying that it couldnt download flash plugin. "The following packages requested additional data downloads after package ...
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How to move downloads folder from bookmarks to places?

I cant move the downloads folder from bookmarks to places in 14.04. I did some mistakes and first I lost the downloads folder. Now I cant move it into the places. Does anybody have an idea?
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Download donation [duplicate]

Something I wanted to ask before but always forgot. When downloading Ubuntu, the donation page pops-up. The only way to donate is via paypal. I do not have a paypal account any-more (closed it after ...
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I am having a problem downloading the Ubuntu software from the web site?

I am currently using Windows Vista Professional. When I go to the Ubuntu web site and start a download of Version 12 I get a DVD error message that the download has not completed. What can I do to ...
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paid for ubuntu extra on paypal (twice I think) and it never brought me back [closed]

I paid for ubuntu (the $16.00 - I think I paid twice) and it never brought me back. Can anyone help with this?
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Scripting downloaded programs

I downloaded a game for fun and I would like to add it as part of my code for my butler program. Say I have the game moon-buggy and I would have this code run it. if [ $word = "buggy" ] then ...
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Access to Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am a novice, so need simple instructions. I downloaded Ubuntu online to see if it could replace my current Windows XP, but when restarted, Windows XP starts, not Ubuntu. How do I use Ubuntu, and ...
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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 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?