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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How to restore the down arrow icon on the Downloads folder in the home directory?

I removed the original Downloads folder in the home directory and created a new one with the same name, but the down arrow icon on the new Download folder now disappeared. Could someone please tell me ...
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Problem mounting the file

I have tried to download Ubuntu desktop two times now using google chrome and every time I try to open the file up it says sorry there is a problem mounting the file. I dont know how to fix it.
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Using script to download a file

I'm interested in creating a script that makes no use of wget which downloads a file from a specified link . The download should be saved as world.o in the folder /tmp. Can anybody walk me through ...
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Juju fails to download the charm - dial tcp: lookup store.juju.ubuntu.com: no such host

I'm trying to deploy juju gui on my maas controller but juju is unable to get the gui charm. This is the error I get: ERROR juju.cmd supercommand.go:323 cannot download charm "cs:trusty/juju-gui-16": ...
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Movgrab with Ubuntu 14.10?

Is there something that can be used in the command line in terminal to download videos from websites like Movgrab did? Can't downlaod it or install movgrab with Ubuntu 14.10.
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How to download audio from web page other then youtube from command line?

How do I download an audio file on a website other then Youtube from command line within terminal?
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how to download ed2k with command?

The ed2k is : ed2k://|file|test.iso|1643802624|A3058CE4F2AD70356D07AAA5|/ I want to save the iso in /home . How can i write command to download the ed2k into /home/test.iso with amule or mldonkey? ...
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How can I download desktop version of unicorn 14.10 without torrent

I cannot find any copy of ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64.iso that I can download without using torrent. Can someone give me a URL for this.
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Are there any apps that can download lyrics for all the music files in a folder?

I don't want the app to be launching any existing music player and displaying lyrics I just want the lyrics files to be downloaded.I also want the lyrics files to be of .lrc extension and currently ...
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Configuring youtube-dl

I want to configure youtube-dl, that it downloads only audio files in mp3. and in its help it shows the following line: You can configure youtube-dl by placing default arguments (such as ...
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Downloading linked images of a web

Is it possible to download all .jpg and .png files linked in a web? I want to download the images from each post of each thread of [this forum][1] containing a link. For example [this post][2] ...
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Downloading files in place similar to github [duplicate]

I don't know if I should ask this here but I didn't know where to ask it. Just wanted to download some files that recalls me to the github repositories for the source code so maybe there is a similar ...
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i can't download adobe flash player [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 14.04 and i need to download adobe flash player,but when i go to the main page on the bottom right corner on top of the download button it says "Note: Your antivirus software must allow ...
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aria2 : Are there any plugin I can use with aria2 itergrate with chrome or firefox?

I have researched the whole day but it seems there are no good plugins that work well with chrome. I tried these plugins: Aria2c Integration YAAW But it seems they do not work well. When I ...
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Security of Ubuntu downloads

When I try to download Ubuntu Desktop and try to save, it shows different URLs. What is the difference between these different URLs. Which is the safest one? ( eg. releases.ubuntu.com ; ...
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How to download all files with WGET, including .java files.

When I was trying to mirror a website with Java files, XML files, ActionScript files, etc, wget only seems to download the commonly known files such as xml, txt, etc. It seems to not be downloading ...
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I am trying to download Ubuntu to use in VirtualBox but every time I try to download it, it fails? [duplicate]

I have tried downloading Ubuntu many times just to have the download fail about halfway through. Any help?
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Choosing the right path for a download and emacs help [duplicate]

I am trying to set up the STk Scheme Package onto my machine. So far almost all of my downloads with Ubuntu have been from the public repository using Terminal which makes it painless. I am having ...
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Twitch Livestream Downloading

Hi guys im not been able to find a solution to this issue and wonder if you can help me. Im looking for a tool that will sit in the background and watch a twitch stream URL and when the live broadcast ...
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Download all pages under <domain-name>/*

Suppose I have a certain pages, e.g. www.abc.def/ghi/a.html, is there any command option to download all the pages under www.abc.def./ghi (i.e. www.abc.def/ghi/a.html, www.abc.def/ghi/b.html, ...)? ...
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Too slow to Download USB bootable Ubuntu program

I wonder why its takes over 11 hours to download the file: ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-i386.iso I'm in China and using VPN, if no VPN it will force me to a Chinese site which gives China's own Ubuntu. ...
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Torrent client that saves files to torrent location

I currently use Flexget to download torrent files from an rss feed. Flexget automatically saves each torrent in its subfolder, according to a set of rules and names it accordingly. Now, what I want ...
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How to display a number fetched from a remote url in a taskbar indicator?

I am looking for a solution (application) that would allow me to make a request to particular web page every x seconds and retrieve the number (the number is the only content there, no html, no xml or ...
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downloading software problem [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu and don't understand why I keep getting a message "an error occurred while loading the archive" every time I try to install downloaded software? I can't seem to install anything.
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How do you create a *floating* download link to file in bzr hosted on Launchpad?

On GitHub it is possible to create a floating download link which always points to the latest copy of a file in a branch. An example would be; ...
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MD5 of official Ubuntu downloads NEVER match

I have tried to download the 14.04.1 and 14.04 versions of Ubuntu serveral times from different mirrors on different PCs/Laptops using Firefox to download from the site and BitTorrent to download via ...
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Firefox can't download images

Im using firefox like most people on ubuntu, i like it, and i use it a lot for web development too. The thing is, i cannot download images, i right click them, save image as, select location and it ...
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Downloading a complete webpage

How can I download a complete webpage through terminal. Providing address of a webpage should automatically indicate the sub pages related to it. Are there any GUI alternatives?
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What is the point of the “.list” files on the releases.ubuntu.com pages?

On the main release page (http://releases.ubuntu.com/trusty/), listed along with the iso files for Ubuntu 14.04, there are several ".list" files, including ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.list. The ...
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Can't download anything on ubuntu 14.04

For months now I'm not able to download anything properly. Doesn't matter which browser I'm using. Even Ubuntu updates. Everything starts fine, but within 2 or 3 minutes the download speed drops to ...
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Where are incomplete downloads stored in ubuntu 12.04

I started downloading a video from savefrom.net. Due to some error the video did not download completely. I came to know that you can't watch the incomplete video that's ok but i have very less space ...
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Can't update or upgrade. [duplicate]

I've tried almost everything to upgrade and update my version of Ubuntu. Running 12.10 Trying to upgrade to 13.04 the to 14.04 Keeps coming up with E: Some index files failed to download. They ...
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503 too many open connections error - did I muck something up?

UPDATE UPDATE: I think I did muck something up afterall. I think I set up a proxy because I'm in Mexico and wanted to use my account on Spotify. After doing some digging I ran the command: env | grep ...
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lubuntu can't start softwares

I've just downloaded Lubuntu 14.04 and each software I download, I don't know how to open it. For example I just downloaded UNetbootin, but when I double click on it, it won't start. Same for others ...
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I cannot download torrents any more! Files I download from torrent sites have the extension .exe

I recently tried to download a few torrents from various sites and found that the file extension of all the files I try to download is .exe, which neither transmission nor vuze nor I know what to do ...
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Help with install on a non working windows compter

How do I install Ubuntu on a non working windows computer?? As In my windows wont start cause it says its a illegal copy and boots down before I can install Ubuntu...
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Why does Ubuntu URL include AMD when I choose 64bit and not AMD64bit?

First, I have Intel processors and a PC workstation. I "Choose my Flavor" of "64bit" and get the following iso possibility with the URL having "&version=14.04.1&architecture=amd64": ...
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Guides to download videos with wget don't work

I know this is somewhat of a duplicate question, but all the others I've seen answered never really answered the question, "how to I download videos using wget?" All of the previous answers just seem ...
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What is the recommended way to download Ubuntu new releases ISO? Torrent or official mirror? [closed]

I want to download the ISO file of the new release of Ubuntu. What is the recommended way to get it? Via torrent or official mirror?
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Download problem-I don't have disc drive. I press 12 but it doesn't use the USB stick

I downloaded the package from ubuntu. When I open the file from the download page, it asks to burn into a disc drive. My computer doesn't have a disc drive. I have an 8GB USB stick attached to the ...
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How do I run Lubuntu from my existing Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I entered sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop on a terminal, and everything was downloaded properly. The thing is, I do not know how to run Lubuntu from my Ubuntu OS. I am quite a begginer. Regards.
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let utransmission run even after lid closed?

How do I set my settings such that even if I close my lid (Laptop) My downloads don't stop or pause in utransmission I have set the setting in power options to not suspend after closing lid still ...
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How to Install Mathematica 10 on Ubuntu 14.04 Step by Step (I Am Brand Spanking New to Ubuntu)

I am trying to install Mathematica 10 on Ubuntu 14.04, I have acquired the program in the downloads folder but I am unable to extract the file upon right clicking and hitting "extract here". I did ...
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how to install new download of 14.04.1-desktop-amd 64.ISO [duplicate]

I have no idea what I am doing here. I was given an IBM ThinkPad with an outdated Ubuntu OS and could not figure out how to upgrade, so I simply downloaded the new 14.04.1-desktop-amd 64 ISO. The ...
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Getting URL of YouTube video with `youtube-dl` is slow, without downloading video

I want to get the URL using youtube-dl, and the "simulate" option -g that does not download the video. So I gave the following command: youtube-dl -g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4JGSAmu4lg ...
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How to download Ubuntu on a USB stick and install it alongside Windows 7? [duplicate]

How do I download Ubuntu onto a USB stick? And can I then install alongside Windows 7? Or is it better to boot from the USB.
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Where do I get all of the versions of Ubuntu + Flavors

This took me several days to do. If it doesn't render right, I made and test it for Firefox(with zoom 100%) version 31 since it comes default with Ubuntu. Please note, that after 14.10 comes out to ...
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Ubuntu not switching open windows like MS Windows OS

I am on Ubuntu 14.04. One thing I noticed bugging me really bad that I did not notice in previous releases is the automatic switching of open windows. For example, when I download a file the option ...
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wget (or something) to get total size of directory?

I would like to know the total size of the ubuntu repositories here. Is there a command that I can use (perhaps involving wget) that queries the total size of all files inside this directory, without ...
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Can't locate package (gimp) in terminal, and in the software center says 'not found' [duplicate]

I desperately need to install Gimp on my computer. When I enter the Ubuntu Software Center Gimp is easily searchable, but when I click on it to download it says: "Not Found: there isn't a software ...