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 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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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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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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Is there an application for measuring uploaded and downloaded data?

I want an application to count amount of data uploaded and downloaded and the speed of each.
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Reverting Downloads Folder To Original Location

I am facing this issue where I moved my Downloads folder to another folder. Let me elaborate a little on this issue- I was trying to move a folder from Downloads to /op/t/ folder. So I used this ...
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Transmission not downloading even after getting peers…tried everything

I have Ubuntu 15.04. I am trying to download a torrent file using transmission. The file is connecting to peers, but not downloading the file, it always downloads every file at '0 KB/s' all the time. ...
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How to create bootable USB using public library computer, I do not have admin privilege to download USB Creator

The title says it all. I understand that it is necessary to download creator software in order to install Ubuntu/Xubuntu on my brand new hard drive. However, the only computer I have access to is ...
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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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Every time I connect to the internet zenity says “downloading wine-unity3d-installer”

Every time I connect to the internet Zenity flashes that little popup for about a second (because the download is apparently 1 mb) a couple of times. First of all, why does it keep installing the same ...
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Cannot download security updates in Lubuntu 14.04 LTS

Software Updater offers Security Updates--Ubuntu Base--61.9MB. I click Install now and authenticate. Screen shows "Failed to download package, check your internet connection'. There is no problem with ...
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Problems installing postgresql-9.4: Unable to locate package

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to download postgresql using this guide. But when I run the command sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.4 in my terminal, I get this error message: E: Unable to ...
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Where can I download ubuntu-10.04-destktop-amd64.iso file?

I can't find ubuntu-10.04-destktop-amd64.iso on http://www.ubuntu.com/download. Where I can find it? Thank you
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I can't find any of my downloaded apps in the dash

I have just installed Ubuntu and have problems with finding any of the apps/programs that I have downloaded form the software center. When I search for them in the dashboard they are not there. I have ...
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Problems downloading files via WeTransfer

I am using Unbuntu since a few months and everything works really fine. However, I do often get large files sent via the WeTransfer service. Unfortunately I am mostly not able to download them when ...
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Ubuntu alternative downloads US mirror is down

The US mirror for downloading alternative versions of Ubuntu is down, and apparently has been down since February 1st. Is there going to be a solution for that soon? I understand that some of the ...
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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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how do I intall a network manager on ubuntu?

I uninstalled my network manager trying to fix a problem. Now I have no network manager and therefore no internet. So I need one and I need to install it?
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Cannot download Ubuntu to a USB drive. Only option available is to burn to a DVD, which I do not have

After downloading Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, when I click on the program, a window opens which asks me to burn to a disk. Even though I have a USB drive attached (and which is recognized by my computer) it ...
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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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I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't seem to download anything

Let me just start with saying that I am very new to Linux in general. I recently installed 14.04 and I downloaded a couple of things first: Gimp and Chrome, but when I tried to get Steam it downloads ...
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How to download movies from hdmoviespoint.com in Ubuntu?

On Windows I used Internet Download Manager to download movies from hdmoviespoint.com. Internet Download Manager automatically grabs the file from the download page (they don't provide any download ...
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How to download Stanford Open Classroom videos?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 & want to download Stanford Open Classroom videos..basically for offline viewing, Ex: http://openclassroom.stanford.edu/MainFolder/CoursePage.php?course=WebApplications ...
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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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I want to download “Download Windows 10 Technical Preview ISO” .ios file in my ubuntu 14.04

I want to download "Download Windows 10 Technical Preview ISO" .ios file in my ubuntu 14.04.So that I can use it in pendrive. Can anyone give me the glimpse to how to do it using terminal ? I want to ...
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Offline downloads for VLC player [duplicate]

How can I download VLC Player in a windows PC for offline installation in ubuntu 14.04 ?
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How do I download iTunes podcasts with hpodder or other software?

Well, I want to download some lectures from Itunes.apple.com, and I've found a program called hpodder but I really haven't understood how to use it. Does anyone here know how to ? Or does anyone know ...
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ERROR 403: Sorry, not allowed to fetch that type of file: jdk-7u80-linux-x64.tar.gz in 14.04 [duplicate]

I have had oracle's jdk7 installed on my 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 now for some time and it has behaved as expected. However lately all my updates has ended in errors and after some research I found the ...
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Why cant I download OpenSUSE With Ubuntu

I recently thought in changing to Linux, putted a disc with Ubuntu in my PC and booted it, then installed Ubuntu and now i want to download OpenSUSE.iso. The problem is: The download fails and i cant ...
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wget how to download file from a web page that prompts you to click on “Agree” condition

I'd like to download a file using the wget utility. I followed the instruction on "How do I use wget/curl to download from a site I am logged into?" and the download process works; however, the saved ...
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How do I download videos off youtube that won't download with downloadhelper?

Some videos on youtube wont download with the downloadhelper add-on I'd like to know a downloader in the add-ons that is able to grab ALL youtube videos preferably not one that needs to be installed ...
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How to download game on linux ubuntu from a CD

So I have a Bookworm Adventures CD and earlier today when I put it in, all I get are files. Nothing to install. Nothing to even play. I've been searching for hours please help.
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Error downloading steam

After downloading steam, it requires me to download the packages libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, and libc6:i386. However, when I attempt do do so I get this error message: E: unable to ...
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How to download html5 videos?

how do i download html5 videos in ubuntu?
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Why does the server version 14.04.1 (supported until 2019) is not available for download?

On the ubuntu.com download page for server, I can only download 14.04.2. But this version is not a LTS (EOL is august 2016). 14.04.1 is supported until 2019 but is not available in the "alternative ...
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How do I restart a wget download?

I use the wget application. One file has stopped downloading. How can I stop the download and start the download again? Here's the log for wget $ tail -f wget-log 287350K .......... .......... ...
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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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How to make ttf-mscorefonts-installer package download fonts, after it says it installed?

When I install "Installer for Microsoft TrueType core fonts" (ttf-mscorefonts-installer) from the Software Center on 14.04, it gives a positive response--but after this I get a download error. It ...
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How to download YouTube videos? [duplicate]

There is any good program to download YouTube videos? I am using Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit.
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How to configure Apache2 to download files directly?

:-) I have a server running Ubuntu Server 14.04, and I have the apache2 webserver running on it. I would like to have a personal website for me and a few friends to host a few files. I created the ...
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Where can I download Ubuntu 14.04.1?

From a reliable source, no torrent sites. I want version 14.04.1 because 14.04.2 (trash version) doesn't work. Something is always not functioning. I don't know what they did to mess it up, but I have ...
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how to download playlist from youtube-dl?

I'm trying to download some videos in mp3 format. it's a play list. How do I download the whole play list wit one command?
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failed to download package sources

I am trying to download package sources for all the installed packages in 14.04.2 release version. I tried the method described here ... How to download the source packages for all installed ...
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Download of ubuntu Failed

My download of ubuntu 14.04.2 desktop failed. I've tried everything. I paid for it and it started but failed. How do I restart it? I've tried everything but I can't send this post.
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lib32sound2 will not load

I'm having a problem loading Team viewer. The problem is that a missing file "lib32sound2" will not load. The error message is: Dependency is not satisfiable libasound2 (=1.0.25-1 tubunturo
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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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problems in downloads (download fails) despite of the fast connection

In the beginning every thing was okay, but very recently I couldn't download a single file, I even tried uget but neither Firefox nor uget could help me, they download just a few kilobytes then ...
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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 files (rar, zip …) via browser on Ubuntu-Touch

how can i download rar file via native browser in Ubuntu-Touch aquaris e4,5? I get the messages: "Sorry there arent currently any apps installed that can handle this type of content"
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Where to find Ubuntu downloads for installing on a laptop with a formatted hard disk? [duplicate]

My Sony Vaio HDD has been formatted and I want Ubuntu on it--can it be done? And how--I can't even seem to find Linux for laptop OS downloads.
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Inability to download applications [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu, but I can't download any software. For example, I clicked to download Filezilla from the Ubuntu Software Center and the progress bar is stopped. There is an icon in Launcher ...