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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Downloads problems [on hold]

I am a complete novice with ubuntu and pretty amateur with computers! I had no problem installing and updating the latest version however when I attempt to follow links for downloads from the site it ...
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How to download html5 videos?

how do i download html5 videos in ubuntu?
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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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Application(or code) to download from the gallery with thumbnails

For example :- http://www.raagalahari.com/movies/6970/haider-hd-movie-stills.aspx The above link leads to a site with thumbnails, clicking which loads the full sized image. Now, the full size images ...
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Unwanted dialog when clicking link to download file

Every time when I click some links (which opens another document), there comes a dialog (see the screen-shot) and I then have to close it manually. This is really unnecessary, unwanted and irritating ...
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How to restore Firefox download progress bar in Unity launcher?

Firefox used to be better integrated with Unity: when downloading it would show the number of files and a progress bar. This was achieved through the Unityfox add-on, but it no longer works and the ...
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Problem downloading files from Ubuntu One cloud

I've followed the instructions, but I have this back in my terminal: ./u1_downloader bash: ./u1_downloader: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error What am I doing wrong?
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Help I wanto download codeblocks from spesific reposity and it downloads from the normal repository [closed]

I want to download CodeBlocks 13 from ppa:pasgui/ppa but it downloads 10 from the main repository. I used to download with apt-get install codeblocks They have the same filename. When I downloaded ...
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Downloading files from Ubuntu 1 to mac

I have tried to download my files from Ubuntu-one to my macbook but it doesn't work. I downloaded the u1-Downloader and called up directions for use on mac. Below is what comes up in my terminal ...
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'save link as' / 'open with' / 'launch application' window

When I want to open any file or even when I want to do "save link as" in mozilla there is a pop up window with the title launch application which I should choose an application to open that file. What ...
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Wubi “could not retrieve the required disk image”

I tried to download Ubuntu 12.04 through Windows Installer (Wubi), but I get this error message: An error occurred: Could not retrieve the required disk image For more information, please see the ...
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eucalyptus download and installation on ubuntu 10.04

How to download eucalyptus on ubuntu 10.04 CC? And after downloading how to check its path? Also how to install it using x editor
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How can I get a music player to watch a folder for new files?

I am using youtube-dl to download a series of short audio files. How can I set up a common music player [1] to monitor a given folder for new files and add them to the current playlist? [1] ...
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unable to download ubuntu

I tried downloading Ubuntu iso file(64 bit) for many times and every time it is stopping after some seconds showing network error.Can anyone please tell me what is the problem(my network is working ...
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I have downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and burned it onto a disk, it's an ISO file.. will it boot from disk? [duplicate]

I downloaded the .ISO file from the Ubuntu website, burned it to a [dvd] disc and before I wipe Windows (I don't have a spare Windows disc) I want to know will it boot from the disk?
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Is there some application to download files from popular file hosting websites?

I was wondering if there are some applications for downloading files from some popular hosting websites, automating the procedure of waiting and fetching links and downloading files, once we give the ...
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Downloading cross platform

I am trying to download Ubuntu for PCs (64-bit), but the computer I need to put it on isn't working so I'm trying to use my MacBook, but every time I try to download it I get the Mac version. Does ...
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name of download file for Ubuntu desktop [duplicate]

When I start to download Ubuntu desktop to evaluate it on my INTEL 64 Bit processor I see this file (I chose 64 bit from the 3 menu options) C:\Users\mike\Downloads\ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso ...
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Need help downloading steam!

I'm new to ubuntu, I have 14.04 and I've downloaded the steam from the USC that says "the ultimate gaming platform" and it just won't open or respond. I tried downloading the one that says ...
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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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Downloading and Opening Instillation File [duplicate]

Why am I unable to open these files after downloading? ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64 or ubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386 I get a message that "application not found"
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Where can I download the newest boot repair disk?

I have a boot repair disk for Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm about to install Ubuntu 14.04 but I'd like to make sure that I have the latest boot repair disk before doing so. Where can I download the most ...
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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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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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Can I download my files the conventional way?

I'm trying to access a single file that I stored in Ubuntu One over a year ago, now I'm trying to download that single file but due to the recent "expiration" of the service it seems like I have to ...
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A folder suddenly disapearred

Today when I download something at website, suddenly jump a tag, ask me there is a problem about ubuntu system, whether continue, I click continue button , then I find my download folder disappear. I ...
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Wi-Fi problem : when I download the connection gets stuck [on hold]

I have a problem with Wireless connection when I download torrents mostly but it happens anytime not only with torrents. Specifically when I download , Wi-Fi connection gets stuck and I have to ...
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How to set/change default Download folder for Uget?

Whenever I download with Uget, The Default Download folder is $HOME (for my case /home/pandya). I know I can change download destination at time as follows: But I want to change it permanently ...
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What does the “Launch Application” window do when downloading software?

I'm running Lubuntu,and I want to download and install a free password generator called PWGEN from the Ubuntu Software Centre. However, when I click the download button on the following page: ...
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Downloading error “Could not retrieve the required disk image ”

When I try to download Ubuntu 12.04 using the Windows installer (Wubi) through a proxy server which requires proxy authentication, after I choose the Ubuntu installation size, username and password, ...
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How can I download Ubuntu packages and take them home for installing? [duplicate]

I do not have internet at home but I can go to an internet cafe to download things. The thing is I have Ubuntu and I don't no how to download Ubuntu-compatible software from another PC and then get ...
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Is there a login theme like mac for my ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I just want a link to a website which has this kind of login theme for ubuntu.
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Is there any way to block all downloads from Chrome?

I need to block anyone using this PC from downloading anything from the internet using Chrome. Is there any way possible?
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Download size: Ubuntu 14.04 ISO image vs online upgrade?

The .iso file that I can download from Ubuntu's website is 970MB. How much space will it be if I install through this notification that came? Does an upgrade download less data?
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Which version(32b or 64b) is good for my system configuration ?

Do I download the 32 bit or 64 bit version? It has Intel Core2 CPU 6600@2.40 GHz & 2.00 GB RAM. It is running XP 32 bit. So will 64 bit version of Ubuntu run on this machine? Thanks,
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Ubuntu 14.04 JAVA bandwidth use

So several times I stare at my laptop resource monitor and see data usage on the meter. I was curious today since I am connected via an AT&T USB modem, I do not wish to exceed my allotted data ...
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I downloaded ubuntu but I also had to download WinZip in order to complete the download? [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu and in order to complete the download I had to download WInZip. I am so confused on why I had to that and what I have to do. I'm on windows.
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How to install with Wubi when it says “Could not retrieve the required disk image files”?

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 with the Wubi installer while running Windows, because my PC does not accept my BootCD as a bootable medium. But Wubi showed me this error: ...
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Linux newbie with Komodo edit installation issues [duplicate]

I am newbie to the lamp world. I was watching a tutorial that needs komodo edit. I downloaded it but cant get the installer to run the way you just click the extraction file in windows. Any ...
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How to download any file using runnable terminal directly to my computer

I want to download file from internet by using Runnable Terminal and I using this command there: wget -O -c "Any_File_Address" And it downloads but I don't know where is downloading I want to ...
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how to install ubuntu from the terminal [duplicate]

I currently use Ubuntu 12.10 64bits and would like to upgrade to Ubuntu 14 If I run the command sudo apt-get install Ubuntu-desktop-14.0 Will i upgrade to the latest version?
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Downloaded 64 bit, no ISO?

I've recently installed the newest download, and I can't find the ISO anywhere to put onto USB (in my case, a Hard Drive). Here's what the download file looks like; Any help would be much ...
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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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Active download does not supersede suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04. My system is set to suspend after 10 minutes of idle time. I like this, but if I have a download going, the system will go into suspend anyway and the download will pause. ...
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How to set my downloads to automatically save in my Downloads folder?

I cannot find the way to set download folder as the default folder for all my downloads and I cannot find them after downloading.
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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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Amazon MP3 download not quite working

I'm trying to download Amazon MP3s. I followed the guide here: How do I import Amazon MP3s with Banshee and the new Amazon Cloud Player? and was able to get it to seemingly let me do the download, ...
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14.04 Download Version [duplicate]

I want to download a 64 bit Ubuntu version for a Toshiba, not a Mac. When I download what the download site says is a 64 bit version (NOT the MAC version), its properties still read as 64 bit AMD. ...
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Chromium and Google Chrome downloading [closed]

Well, I have sincerely enjoyed having Google Chrome on my linux machine, and have never had any problems until recently. I found that Google Chrome will simply not allow redirected downloads to start. ...
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How to download an MP3 track from a YouTube video [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to download a youtube video via terminal There are several Q&A threads that explain how to download youtube videos using the terminal. However, I would also ...