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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Ubuntu gnome 64- or 32-bit with i7? [duplicate]

so I'm sure my PC is 64 bit, but while downloading ubuntu gnome, I encountered this: PC (Intel x86) desktop image For almost all PCs. This includes most machines with Intel/AMD/etc type ...
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Why can't I open anything I download from the internet?

Every time I try to download a program, it goes straight to archive manager. I don’t know what to use in order to open anything I download. What should I do?
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How to get Ubuntu download for a Mac?

I am trying to download Ubuntu to put it on my daughter's MacBook (just installed new HDD, so no operating system on it) But from my Windows PC all I can see is the Windows Ubuntu. Can I use that, or ...
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can't download ubuntu [closed]

I am unable to download ubuntu 13.04. the hosting site always claims the server is down and it has been like this since 10am GMT. any help guys? I really need this to install to my laptop as I prefer ...
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stuck with dpkg

I am using ubuntu 13.04.I was installing a program and it had to download a file from the internet.It was a huge one.I waited for 30 minutes but nothing turned up.so I thought to let go and I closed ...
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Direct file downloads based off file extension?

Is it possible to make it that whenever I download a file, it is redirected to a certain folder based on its file extension? Eg, *.jpg, *.gif, *.png, etc, that it downloads to my pictures folder, ...
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How to install ubuntu without a dvd?

Recently I downloaded ubuntu 13.04 (iso). Now after extracting the iso file and running wubi - it says downloading required files though I had already downloaded the iso file (794 MB). So what to do ...
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Download menu pops up after every new tab is opened

I recently installed Dropbox on Ubuntu, the install went perfectly fine and Dropbox is functioning normally. However, now every time I open a new tab in Firefox I am promoted with the download menu ...
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Resume Uget download started in windows in ubuntu

I have installed Uget both on Win 8 and Ubuntu. I started a download with win8 and paused it halfway. Is there a way to resume the same download in Ubuntu? I have access to the physical file in my ...
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Downloads folder restores automatically

over the last couple of days i've noticed that each time the downloads folder is modified, ie, any new file is downloaded, previously deleted folders are restored. And the restored folders are empty, ...
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How to preview contents of an online archive before download [closed]

How can I preview contents of an archive, (.zip, .tar, .rar etc) which is available in internet, before downloading it? eg: UC browser in phone can preview .zip, .tar etc file
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Slow updates and software downloads: Due to newly released version? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and am greeted with an update requiring the download of 300MB update files. I commenced with this update but the download speed is painfully low (several bytes/sec). However, ...
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Disable downloaded files in dash

How can I disable the downloaded files section from the Unity Dash? I have already excluded the downloads folder in my privacy settings but that doesn't help.
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How to increase browsing speed on pressing a keyboard shortcut

I have a download manager (wget) and a browser (friefox) running at the same. Some times the network bandwidth becomes bad, and browsing becomes hell. At that time, when the page loading, I pause ...
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Could not download content from storage [closed]

I reinstalled Ubuntu on my laptop from scratch to the latest version raring rail 13.04. But now Ubuntu One does not sync all the files in the cloud to my local machine. It says they are all in synch ...
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Install packages (VLC) via USB

I want to install VLC to my Ubuntu laptop, which has no connection to the internet. To work around this I want to download it to my Windows machine, copy it to a USB drive and install on my Ubuntu ...
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Scheduled download by transmission during nightly hours? (downloading just at a specified period of a day)

I want to limit transmission to work at 02:00 AM untill 08:00. How?
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12.04.2 i386 gets downloaded instead of 13.04 amd64

I've been trying to download the latest release from the website, but even though I'm selecting 13.04 64-bit as my option, the download begins for 12.04.2 32-bit. Any ideas as why this is happening? ...
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Download ZIP file with curl command

How can I download ZIP file with curl command? I tried curl -sO, but error occurred. I want to download zip file from address: http://github.com/ziyaddin/xampp/archive/master.zip but can't. What must ...
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What version do I download for my Mac?

I am trying to get it on my mac, so do I download the windows version onto a USB and then upload it from there because I can't find a mac version.
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Installing Ubuntu, on a Windows 8 laptop, without a CD. Can it be done? And what is the normal time for download? [duplicate]

I have a Aspire laptop, Windows 8 pre-installed with 8 GB of ram. I have tried to download via thumb drive but it won't download. So I wanted to know there were any other ways to download it without a ...
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Some trouble with installing pip into 13.04.

Just trying install pip like guide says: pip install SomePackage==1.0 [...] Successfully installed SomePackage But allways got this message: Downloading/unpacking SomePackage==1.0 ...
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How can I resume a download with wget?

I use wget with Flashgot in Firefox to download. I can't resume download if i pause(by ctrl+c). Because, i don't know the commandline arguments of wget to manually add it in a terminal. So i did ...
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I can't get Ubuntu to download

I haven't used Ubuntu for a few years so I thought I'd give it a try once more. I donated and then tried to download only to have it keep trying to connect - never allowing me to actually get the ...
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How can i avoid downloading packages every-time I install my Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Every time i install Ubuntu on a computer I have to download the applications/packages with total size of 1.5~2GB and it took lots of my network bandwidth & time!! How can I avoid downloading the ...
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how to resume download in wget which is integrated with firefox via flashgot

I use wget as a downloader. It is an excellent, outstanding application. I integrated it with Firefox using Flashgot. How can I resume a download which was stopped by a CTRL+C key press or a shutdown ...
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How to download apps and install them on another machine [duplicate]

I would like to install a program on another Ubuntu machine that does not have internet access. Is there a place that i can download Debian files, or can i copy some files out of my file system or ...
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Ubuntu freeze during every download

Since one week my Ubuntu 12.04 freeze during every download, the mouse pointer become very slow and it's hard to open or close a window, and I just have to cancel my download and after that all works ...
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Can't remove 2 entries in the download window

I started downloads of several files in Firefox. While downloading, there was no free space left on my hard disk. I got some error messages (with wording like "not enough free space" and "cancelled ...
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Where can I download Ubuntu 13.04 Beta release? [duplicate]

I've heard that the Ubuntu 13.04 Beta release is out. If that's correct, where can I download it? When I look for it, all I find is the daily build, which is different from the Beta release, right? ...
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How to download Ubuntu over an unreliable connection

I am trying to download the 64-bit Ubuntu 12.10 ISO over an extremely unreliable connection. By unreliable, I mean that every time I finish downloading the ISO and compare the MD5 hashes, I end up ...
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sony handicam can`t download to shotwell

i`m trying to download videos from my older (mini tape) storage camcorder using a usb cable.connected to my laptop,running latest version ubuntu. I thank anyone who helps ahead of time. Thanks.
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Which download manager is capable of 'throttle' and 'pause & resume' a running instance of download from a script

When downloading big files it necessary to pause the download many times. A big file can be downloaded by using wget. First start download, then kill wget, then resume download by wget -c. I want to ...
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Download executables on Ubuntu

I'm (kind of) new on ubuntu and I'm having a heck of a time figuring out how to download executables. For example, I tried to download Eclipse and a Java environment this morning. On my Windows XP PC, ...
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Is there any way to automatically download torrents? [duplicate]

I want to be able to set up downloads of weekly TV shows so the .torrent is automatically downloaded to my computer, ie. I just tell the program that I want (for example) Adventure Time to download as ...
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How to run a cron entry periodically?

I have a line of script that works through terminal and works through cron to run one time: it downloads a file from the internet and saves it in a specific place named as the date it was found: cd ...
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How to pause a running aria download

When downloading big files it necessary to pause the download many times. A big file can be downloaded by using wget. First start download, then kill wget, then resume download by wget -c. I want to ...
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dod cac reader setup ubuntu 12.04

I read that I need to download cackey from forge.mil but the download isn't there any more. How can I get my CAC reader working now? Is there a sudo apt-get command for it? Does someone have a copy ...
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which download manager is FASTER? [duplicate]

Its a while now Im using linux (Lubuntu). Since the very beginning days DownThemAll was my only download manager here (maybe because i didnt find anything better). now just wanted to know is there any ...
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Downloading and installation is taking very long time

Despite having a good internet connection, my Ubuntu installation is stuck after downloading 400MB of data. It is taking a very long time.
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Failed to download packages from software center

I tried to install many softwares from software center like VLC, Quickly etc but failed to download and install them on my Ubuntu. It gave this error. Failed to download package. Please help me.
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installing software terminated in the middle [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and i was trying to install the restricted extras using this command sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras In the end there was a licence aggrement page which it asked me ...
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Google Music Manager stops downloading after a while

I kept my music library, about 9000 songs, safe on Google Play Music while I was without a personal computer. Now I've got a laptop running 12.10. I've installed Google Music Manager beta and want ...
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Ubuntu image download either downloaded or opened Roxio instead. Why?

I'm a Windows user but am interested in trying Ubuntu. I've found the official download site and have tried to download Ubuntu 12.04. I believed I was downloading Ubuntu 12.04 but I seem to have ...
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How can I download a part of movie (example: from 1:31:00 to 01:45:00 ) [closed]

How can I download a part of movie (example: from 1:31:00 to 01:45:00 )? it is mkv file! thanks a lot!
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Downloading videos to an external drive with youtube-dl

My Hard drive has very little free space left. Thus I am trying to get youtube-dl to save the videos onto my external drive. With no luck, so far. Has anyone tried that? Or any ideas on how to ...
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Google Chrome won't install. Help?

I downloaded Chrome from the official page. Once it was done downloading, I double clicked it to start the installation. It took me to Ubuntu's SoftWare Center, and I clicked "Install." Once I clicked ...
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I chose to download the 32-bit version, but it downloads the 64-bit version instead. Why?

I had it installed and running last night, but I could tell it wasn't 32-bit cause when installing the Adobe Flash player, it said I had a 64-bit OS. I uninstalled it, then downloaded it again, then ...
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Is it possible to download updates of Ubuntu 12.10 manually somewhere else and then install later?

I actually want to use my mobile to download updates as my internet is not so fast and I have to keep my computer running for a long time to install them. I want to download them in my mobile and then ...
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Places to download Ubuntu for Chrome OS via command line?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my Chromebox. I have found several tutorials online and I have gotten to the middle of the process but I always run into a snag. I have been typing in the address as ...