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 view number of downloads of packages from Ubuntu Software centre? [duplicate]

Is there a way through which I can see the number of times an application or package from the Ubuntu Software Center has been downloaded? If not, is there some sort of way in which I can view the ...
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How to get a direct link to .deb file of a package

I'd like to install an app from my Ubuntu Software Center, However it's a bit large to download (It's Texmaker and is around 760 MB). I'm current in an university where we have got a service by ...
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How to run a command automatically after completing download?

I need a way that helps me to run a command automatically after a download completes. I want to create a directory beside the downloaded file automatically after I clicked on the integrated download ...
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drivers for HP XW6200

i am using computer from 10 years, now i am going try UBUNTU 13.04. I have HP WORKSTATION XW6200, please help me to download drivers for this pc for UBUNTU 13.04. It will be my first try to install ...
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download manager alternative with IDM function

can someone suggest me a download manager with IDM function? i would like download manager with IDM function like : i am seeking a download manager which is able to help me to download not only in ...
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Approximately how many people uses Ubuntu and linux in general? [duplicate]

It really interest me one thing. Approximately how many people uses Ubuntu and linux in general? Since it has cc 1,50% market share. How much downloads Ubuntu has?
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Which Ubuntu version should I install on a Toshiba laptop, Satellite P200 RT1? [duplicate]

I have a Toshiba laptop, Satellite P200 RT1 which is running Windows XP. Should I install install the Long Term Support Release of Ubuntu 14.04, or the latest Standard Release of Ubuntu 15.04? ...
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DOWNLOADING UBUNTU- please any help on how to download

Everytime i tried to download Ubuntu server on my windows laptop it always download as a zip file. please any help on how to download.
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Downloads Directory Not Opening

I'm having a very hard time trying to fix this error message. unhandled error message error when getting information for file / home/downloads no such file directory. This is what lead up to the ...
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ubuntu on a usb for boot up

Can anyone help me? I'm trying to download ubuntu on a usb to load onto a new laptop. Here's a screen shot of what I get, and I just don't know enough to figure out what my mistake is. Never mind, ...
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Why can't I download Steam?

I recently started gaming on my Ubuntu laptop and made a Steam account. I went to the Ubuntu Software Center and tried to download the Steam application. But the problem is, it won't let me download. ...
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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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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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About downloading

Now, I confess to being both confused and a little put out here. I made a donation whilst arranging to download Ubuntu. I have never used this software, so just used ubuntu dot com to find you. ...
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It seems my downloads are stuck at a certain percentage and never seem to complete in Firefox

I have a screenshot below of where my downloads seem to be stuck: As with this picture taxati.deb has been stuck at 55 seconds remaining and 220 KB/sec for a few hours This happens with most of ...
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iPhone 4 photo drop

I tried to move my pics from iPhone4 to ubuntu. Now it seems that the pics are gone from phone, thumbnails remain, and no pics got moved to desktop. Any suggestions? (moved to folder in documents. ...
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how to download youtube channel with more than 12,000 videos to external hard drive [duplicate]

I'm trying to download a youtube channel containing 12,676 to my external hard drive all thru the terminal. i run ubuntu 15 on my lenovo y50
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youtube-dl multiple files downloading

I use youtube-dl to download files from YouTube. I have tried downloading multiple files, but it is not working out for me. I have to open multiple terminals and start afresh every time I want to ...
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How can wget download a webpage with php as plain html?

I want to download a website that uses php to generate its pages. If I use wget --convert-links --mirror --trust-server-names the_website.com the php files are downloaded as php files. When I open ...
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Where does JAVA tar.gz file gets downloaded when it installed by oracle-java9-installer package?

This question is related to already existing question in askubuntu.com. I installed Sun Java using sudo apt-get install oracle-java9-installer The procedure downloaded Java tar.gz file like the ...
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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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How do I get qBittorrent to open magnet links instead of chrome in Xubuntu?

I accidentally chose Chrome as the default handler for magnet links and now I cannot find a way to change that. Any idea?s Thanks.
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Slow usb tethering download speed with ubuntu 15.04.

I have seen many posts regarding this problem with usb tethering, but none that has helped me get the same download speed as I get with windows. I'm using Huawei P6 and I use usb tethering when ...
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Message says downloading wine-unity3d-installer (N/A MiB) appears, does not go away

A zenity message saying "downloading wine-unity3d-installer (N/A MiB)" will sometimes appear while I am doing something and just show a flashing download bar forever. I can force close it but a few ...
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Download Manager With Slow Download Speed Ubuntu 14.04

I have got a wireless connection to the internet. I have got two operating systems, one of them is Ubuntu 14.04 and the other one is Windows 7. My problem is, the downloading speed of the Ubuntu is ...
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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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Change the downloads folder to downloads in other partition and mount at bootup

I have a setup where I basically split my hard drive into three partitions (forgetting the swaps and allsorts) Windows partition Ubuntu Data I would like to get things set up in a manner in which ...
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I want to save a game but it won't work

I want to download this game and I can't even though I have used several services. I want to play offline.
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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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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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Can Wubi use the ISO I already have?

The Windows Installer for Ubuntu desktop instructions say that an ISO image for Ubuntu is downloaded during the installation process. But what if I already have an ISO image for Ubuntu. Can I make ...
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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 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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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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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 ...