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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Download file directly to a remote machine

Is there any possibility to download a file to some remote machine which has ftp, ssh, nfs access. What I mean is that it doesn't have to go through the machine from which the download is issued.
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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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How to download and install Utorrent for Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have no idea what I'm doing when it comes to this. I downloaded the .tar.gz file from the Utorrent website and extracted it to a folder I made in the Home directory. I tried executing the executable ...
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“Open Containing Folder” In Firefox & Chrome Doesn't Highlight The File In Nautilus

I won't say I am new to Ubuntu, but I have been on and off for several years -- although I find myself on Ubuntu more than on Windows nowadays I still consider myself a newbie. I am currently using ...
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Transmission does not download or upload torrent

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and Transmission 2.84 (14307) does not download or upload torrent. Port 51413 was closed in the beginning but after I made a port forwarding on my router and added in Ubuntu ...
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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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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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Downloading problems [closed]

I have a problem on my Ubuntu. Whenever I try to download anything, instead of working a bunch of files come up. I can't download anything. what should i do?
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How to update from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS in Terminal [duplicate]

I have a dual boot 12.04 LTS and windows 7, now i want to update from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, how to do this in terminal? and also how many MB of data it takes approximately? If any disturbance is ...
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“Failure to download extra data files” after installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer

After fresh install 12.04 I && updating apt and system restart, I always get this annoying message after reboot : Failure to download extra data files The following packages requested ...
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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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Download Copying to disc issue

I am trying to download Ubuntu to run along side Windows. After I download it - one version runs 774 mb and the other 900+ mb - I am required to burn to a disc but my discs only go to 700mb. I tried ...
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retry download failed in mozilla firefox

I am trying to download the iso of backtrack 5 r3 from my mozilla firefox. It is a 3.1GB file. Due to power failure, the download stopped some times in the middle. However, I used the mozilla's retry ...
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Nothing in my “Download” Folder

I'm new to Ubuntu. I've downloaded a few apps: Pidgin, Wine, YM. Nothing I have downloaded shows up in the "download" folder. I have to do a search for it. Why don't they show up in my "download" ...
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How to download a whole FTP site using command line?

I need to download an FTP site (a web site source code actually) containing a very high quantity of relatively small files (downloading it with FileZilla took more than a day, but I believe it could ...
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Where can I get Remastersys?

I have been wanting to make a customized re-distributable distro for my LUG for a while, and just came across the info on Remastersys. Looks perfect, but the site is no longer in existence. I've ...
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Android SDK and Eclipse can't fetch packages

I have this problem where I can't download packages in my android sdk and eclipse. Apparently these programs can't fetch the repository. For android sdk, it always gets stuck on fetching the ...
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External download manager for firefox and chrome

Is there an external download manager for ubuntu 12.10 that will easily integrate with chrome and firefox and has pause and resume functionality and other features that kick ass? I loved orbit ...
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Unable to download using sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -y dist-upgrade

I get the usual fail to download messages after entering sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -y dist-upgrade in the gnome-terminal window. I am running VB 4.3.22 r98236 Ubuntu 64 bit on a ...
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wget download all web pages from an XML sitemap

I'm trying to mirror and download as static html files all of the links in an XML sitemap file. I found the following command which is supposed to accomplish what I'm trying to achieve but it doesn't ...
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whenever i try to download via terminal, I get an error how do i fix it [duplicate]

Every time i try to download anything in the terminal example: Gnome desktop, wine etc i put in my password and then it just says E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource ...
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How to download a directory over FTP?

I want to download a directory over FTP. The directory is very large, and it would be useful if I can pause and resume the download as needed. The target FTP directory is static. That is, it's ...
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Where is 64-bit Mac (AMD64) version now?

Sometime ago on on download page (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop) was an option for download "64-bit Mac (AMD64) version". Why it was deleted?
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How Big is the Download File?

I really want to get started using Ubuntu on an old laptop I have, but I have to know the file size. If it's really small, I can use a DVD-RW that I already have lying around. If it's less than 4GB, ...
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Why are people still using wget whereas there's aria2c [closed]

aria2c has invaluable features like: Segmented downloading Metalink Support Download multiple files simultaneously Multiple connection downloading Torrent support with chunk checksum validation ...
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After Downloading with wget, Cecksums Hashes are different with original file. Is re-downloading the only way to repair?

It was a tar.gz archive (eclipse-java-luna-SR1a-linux-gtk-x86_64.tar.gz) and was downloaded 100% due to wget-log. Is there any way to recover this file without re-downloading? The size of local file ...
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How to download html5 videos?

how do i download html5 videos in ubuntu?
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How to download more than one video with youtube-dl in Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

How do I download more than one video with $ youtube-dl in Ubuntu 14.04? Even if I open another terminal and try to download a different video, it shows first downloading progress. Is there ...
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Downloading file from website

Hello 1st time user of Linux and I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and having issues downloading files while using the terminal. wget "http address" is no issue but when i attempt to output to a specified ...
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downloading dropbox in ubuntu 12.04 stuck at 99%

I tried several times to download dropbox in Ubuntu 12.04 but the download is stuck at 99%. How can I solve this problem.
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How to resume partial downloads using transmission?

Can we resume partial torrent downloads using the default transmission software? I started 500 mb download which was downloaded half way. Now I can't seem to resume the download.
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Tool to download subtitle without movie file

I have to test some language models (for an experiment) and I need o lot of sentences that make sense to test it. One of idea is using subtitles to do this test, but again I need a lot of sentences.. ...
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Is there any way to make the system not to suspend while a download in progress?

Is there any way to set the system not to suspend while a download in progress but only turn screen off?
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Download speeds extremely slow

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on an Asus k55n laptop, and I have found that when I attempt to download the KDE desktop, I get download speeds that vary between less than 1kbs to nearly 1mbs, which ...
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Why do cdimage.ubuntu.com and releases.ubuntu.com list different images?

There are two places I go when I want to download Ubuntu installer images: cdimage.ubuntu.com and releases.ubuntu.com. Both of these appear equally official: they are both subdomains of ubuntu.com, ...
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How to download Video's off Facebook with Ubuntu 14.10

The youtube-dl doesn't work for downloading Facebook video's. How can I download and save video's on Facebook to a file only my computer? I'm using Google Chrome.
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Can I get Ubuntu distro in .rar or .zip format? [closed]

Got the Ubuntu package, but it's an .iso. Am unable to make a DVD out of it; keep getting errors. Can I find it somewhere in a .rar or .zip file? I've poked around and it's not coming up. Dunno ...
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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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How to delete my contents from Ubuntu One before the shutdown?

Since Ubuntu one closes I want to delete all files and download all contacts. How can I do that? Do I need to something else after all data are removed from the cloud?
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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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I want to download Ubuntu mobile os for android [duplicate]

I have dual core, 512 MB ram mobile device. Which Ubuntu OS can I install in my device? Please give me download links to support my mobile configuration.
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ubuntu MD5SUM hash doesnt match, now how to repair the iso image?

I have checked MD5SUM hash for the downloaded Ubuntu desktop 14.04 and it didn't match. I have downloaded the file from official website without using any client like utorrent etc. How can I repair ...
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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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Slow D/L to my Ubuntu Computer in my home network

In my home network I have a Netgear WNDR3700 router (1gb) with a 1Tb Toshiba USB drive and on the 1gb ports I have the Ubuntu 14.04 computer (AMD Phenom 9850) a Windows 7 (AMD FX-6100) a XP (single ...
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what is the difference between amd64 and x64; what is 'alternate' version in ubuntu download page

What's the difference between amd64 and x64? Why there is no version listed as x86 at Ubuntu download page ? Also there are three subcategories alternate desktop server What's this ...
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Check a programming language module or library information before installing and downloading

With aptitude, we can do something like: aptitude search package-name to display availability. aptitude show package-name to display package information. aptitude why package-name to display reason ...
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How to download with arai2c with maximum speed?

I try to read manual but can't understand! My Internet speed is very low (about 32kib/s), How can I make 32 connection with maximum speed in your experience? Do you offer another download manager ...
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Unexplained, unsolisted downloads

Recently have been receiving an unexplained download of 12.5Meg on connection to the ISP. Any way of finding where it's coming from? Cheers