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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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Can't download

When I want to download something when I am running the above on a flash drive it will not save it to anything. If I want to download say Utube where does it save it to. Also how do I get it to print ...
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Download Images using Wget

http://i10.mangareader.net/highschool-dxd/18/highschool-dxd-3449409.jpg how do download images using wget with the url, only that it disregards the name and only downloads if it is jpg/png... I ...
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I am having a problem downloading the Ubuntu software from the web site?

I am currently using Windows Vista Professional. When I go to the Ubuntu web site and start a download of Version 12 I get a DVD error message that the download has not completed. What can I do to ...
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How to download specific images from a site index with wget?

Let's suppose that I have access to a site index and in a specific directory of this index I have a lot of images, but some of those images were resized (the originals are still there). The resized ...
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How to delete broken download package?

I wanted to install eclipse from the software center on 12.04, after download the software center shows an error and said something like "connection broke" (I do not remember the exact error). Also, ...
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Geny Motion - trick to download the .ova files for Ubuntu 12.04 (old links are not working)

At first I had to mention this. I'm a great fan of this askubuntu. I love it..alot as me. The question of mine is that i'm using the Ubuntu 12.04 lts version I had also installed the genymotion. But ...
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Scripting downloaded programs

I downloaded a game for fun and I would like to add it as part of my code for my butler program. Say I have the game moon-buggy and I would have this code run it. if [ $word = "buggy" ] then ...
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Access to Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am a novice, so need simple instructions. I downloaded Ubuntu online to see if it could replace my current Windows XP, but when restarted, Windows XP starts, not Ubuntu. How do I use Ubuntu, and ...
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Changing which monitor/desktop files download to

I just installed Ubuntu after using Mint for a year or so and I am in love to say the least. One issue I had with Mint that I never really researched was that when I download files or copy them to my ...
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Wifi problem in downloading software packages Ubuntu 12.04

In my Ubuntu 12.04 sony vaio when trying to download packages from Ubuntu repositories wifi speed is very slow. Internet works fine for other downloads/browsing. I tried with changing the download ...
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Can I Download Ubuntu for free or do I have to pay 20 dollars? [closed]

Can I Download Ubuntu for free or do I have to pay 20 dollars? The Option "Not now, take me to the download" does not take me to the download page.
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Can't set Transmission to download files [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 12. on my new computer. When trying to download files I want to use Transmission but after I choose a file to download Transmission is not in the list of programs to run with ...
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Scheduling torrents in Transmission - using WD My Cloud

is there a way that I can Schedule downloads in the Transmission app to take place only during certain hours of the day. For example: from 19:00 - 08:00 That way when I use my internet the most it ...
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Download entire Ubuntu One folders from the web client?

Since U1's being axed and the desktop client can't connect, how should I about downloading large numbers of files in nested folders from the web client? I'd prefer to not install Chrome.
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how to download setup of any software for ubuntu 13.10 on window xp

I am very new to Ubuntu and I am just a beginner. I have an Ubuntu computer (13.10), without an internet connection. On another computer (XP) I do have an internet connection, and I would like to ...
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Unable to download videos using youtube-dl ('sig error'), how to correct?

I used to download videos using youtube-dl command line tool, from the past two days whenever i try to download any video I get an error as shown below. $ youtube-dl ...
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Web client front end download manager

I currently run a headless server (Ubuntu server 12.10) with various applications running on the box accessed via web interfaces (transmission, plex etc). The box sits at a site with a quick and ...
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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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INSTALLING UBUNTU 12.04 fro already downloaded file (installing with pendrive)

I have got this file downloaded: "ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-amd64" 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 do ...
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error on downloading ubuntu 12.04 lts [closed]

I am getting an error : 500 Internal Server Error when trying to download Ubuntu 12.04! Please resolve it as soon as possible i need Ubuntu for my work!
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Change default downloader in Firefox or Chromium

I want to download all types of file with Firefox or Chromium web browser directly with a downloader without copying and pasting the link.
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Cannot open programs/ run downloads

So I'm not too familiar with Linux and I began to use Ubuntu to get familiar with it, I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and this problem began occurring when my tower fell over last night. I used to be able to ...
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Download Ubuntu as Zip? iso download blocked

I sit behind the most poorly set up network ever. However, it blocks certain file extensions like .iso, .exe or .msi (thankfully I don't need the last 2 mentioned ones). My problem is, that the ubuntu ...
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Unable to download/ save audio files- I can only listen but not save the file

I am unable to save/ download audio files. I am using firefox browser on ubuntu OS and all these days did not have a problem downloading audio files. Since the last software update....I am unable to ...
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windows 8- linux [duplicate]

I am looking for something to help me download Linux on my laptop. I am currently running windows 8 and I wish to keep it, but also running Linux along side of it. I don't know what I'm doing at all ...
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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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force 'uget' to download from a particular link

I'm using uget on Ubuntu 13.10, but the problem is that it doesn't download from some links automatically. For example, I want to download a file from http://d-h.st/ONi : When I click the ...
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From where can I download Ubuntu 12.04

From where can I download Ubuntu 12.04 only. Not even 12.04.*. I want only 12.04 LTS. I tried to download from Ubuntu CD Images, but there is only 12.04.3 Because 12.04.* and all later versions has ...
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Missing file during download

I would like to try ubuntu but have downloaded it 3 times. Each download ends with a note: missing file: Language\P2GRC.dll What do I do?
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Limit download speed if filesize 20mb

Is there a software like trickle lets say for example? That i can put as a proxy and lets say set it up so that if a filesize that i am downloading is over 20MB it will limit it to 2kb? I found ...
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How to download torrents in ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Every time I click on "Get this torrent", I get a window asking to choose a application: I have qBittorrent installed but I don't know how do I select it from this windows which open when I click ...
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How to make wget faster or multithreading?

I've just upgraded my computer hardware(cpu + motherboard + graphic card + memory + hard disk), so that install a new OS is needed. I tried to download debian-6.0.6-amd64-netinst.iso with wget command ...
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any big file download results in file error

My problem is that whenever I try downloading a big file (100MB or more), it always gets completed but file is corrupted. I have been observing this when downloading Eclipse IDE. I tried many Eclipse ...
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How do I download using torrents? [duplicate]

I am trying to download a file using the bittorrent protocol but I can't get my browser to open the magnet link in my torrent client. I have qbittorrent installed but I still can't seem to download ...
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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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How do I add downloaded debian packages to Synaptic Package Manager?

In Synaptic, when I click File > Add downloaded packages and navigate to the folder with the debian packages, the debian packages are greyed out, which means I cannot select them.
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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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How do I download and install Handbrake?

I'm new at Ubuntu so I don't know very well how to use the terminal in order to download and install programs that aren't in the software center. I've tried without success downloading and installing ...
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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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Is There Photoshop For Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I was wondering that if there is photoshop download for ubuntu 12.04 lts. Any free version is nice :) Thanks Guys.
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Is there a HTTPS server for official Ubuntu releases?

Is there an https download available of ubuntu ISOs?
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What is the file size of the ubuntu iso image?

What is the file size of the Ubuntu iso image? I have Limited internet, and don't want to use too much of it. I want to put it on a Disc or USB thumb drive and install it on a unused computer.
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Firefox: open downloaded files with system default application

When I download a file with firefox, it always asks me with what program I want to open it with, even when that type of file is recognized by the system, and I can double click on it in Nautilus and ...
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When I click on Downloads, Files (File Manager) totally closes itself

I'm a total newbie to Ubuntu and Linux in general, so please keep it at very basic English please. :) My problems/issues: 1) Downloads closes itself 2) Javascript? 3) Ubuntu-friendly alternative to ...
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Why MPlayer can open a rtmp video but cannot download it?

when I open a rtmp movie with Mplayer I can see the streaming but when I try to download it Mplayer says "ERROR: Closing connection: NetStream.Play.StreamNotFound" anyone knows something about? I am ...
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Where do I get packages via windows? [duplicate]

I need packages, man. I can't find them. I can find 'source clones'. Are those packages? I'm not connect to the Internet in Linux, so I need to download the packages on my Windows system. Where ...
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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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“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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Download entire web archive using terminal

what I'm trying to do is download a whole web archive using wget. When I put something like wget (website link) using HTTPs, it doesn't download everything, but when I put a specific file name, it ...
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Where is the download link for 10.04 desktop?

I am looking for an older version of ubuntu. Please tell me where I can find the download link for 10.04 desktop. Thanks