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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Downloaded application

I've tried a number of time to download a specific application which I now cannot see in the dashboard. I've done a 'whereis' on the file name to give the the following response: /usr/bin/'file_name'...
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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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how to install virtualbox 5.1 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install VirtualBox 5.1 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package virtualbox-5.1 is not available, but is referred to by ...
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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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Getting no matching rule error when trying to download utorrent

I'm new with Ubuntu and I'm trying to install utorrent but I'm getting this dumb error on a blank page that just says no matching rule. Does anyone know what this means? I would appreciate any help ...
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icecat: download a link and asked where and if [closed]

is there a way to download from a link AND than first beeing ask if it shall run (as it is on my mac, Firefox). Thanks lars My English! If I try to download an image or PDF and klick a link, than on ...
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How can I throttle my browser downloads?

So this household is very digital. I'm the biggest user as I regularly download multi-Gig OS *.iso's. What I would like is a means by which I can throttle these so as to be kind to my housemates. ...
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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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How do I obtain a complete Ubuntu download?

I have a desk top pc on which I would like to install Ubuntu. I am not connected to the Internet and have used public libraries to download Ubuntu onto a USB. But when I try to install onto pc it gets ...
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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 on computer with no OS? [duplicate]

If I buy or build a computer with no OS, how do I get Ubuntu? I am looking at building a PC with a tight budget and don't want to blow US$100 on Windows 10.
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cannot download files using other download manager besides browser built in

i cant download anyfiles with other download manager such as uget and idm(wine) i've tried integrate them with flashgot and it just cant start the download, in uget's case : time keeps running but ...
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How do I install updates that Ubuntu 16.04 has downloaded?

I get a notification in the top-right corner that says that Ubuntu has downloaded updates and is ready to install them. But I can't click on the notification or otherwise actually install the updates....
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Software updates and Synaptic package manager problems

Synaptic package manager fails and provides this error: W: There is no public key available for the following key IDs: 1397BC53640DB551 W: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/...
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How to tell wget to wait for a download countdown

I'm currently having some trouble with wget. I'm trying to download a file but sadly I have to wait 1 minute before I can access the direkt link or actually download the file.. (i.e.: http://...
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How to pause a running aria download

When downloading big files it necessary to pause the download many times. A big file can be downloaded by using wget. First start download, then kill wget, then resume download by wget -c. I want to ...
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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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Downloading OS when computer has been stripped

i have 6 laptops - 3 Dell Vostro 1500s and 3 HP Compaq NC 8430, their operating systems were removed and we need to load one to get a lab set up at deaf school in Africa. How do I get the software to ...
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What do I have to do to have a program I downloaded show up in “Search your computer and online resources”?

I downloaded Android Studio, and untared it in /usr/local as I read I should to avoid it eating /home space. Then I added the path to the /bin folder to the PATH variable, but I still can't execute it ...
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Issues with downloading

unfortunately im not particularly experienced with ubuntu as ive only ever used windows but my laptop has been set up with ubuntu for work. Whenever i try to download any type of software from either ...
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Ubunutu 12.04(precise pangolin)

Hello everyone can i get Ubuntu 12.04 ('precise pangolin')? I searched on google , link is there, but it couldn't download. If any has this Ubuntu please send me link or file.
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Is there any way to make Ubuntu not to suspend while a download in progress?

Is there any way? How to script in /usr/lib/pm-utils/sleep.d to check ${downspeed eth0}, ${upspeed wlan0}, ${upspeed eth0} and ${downspeed wlan0} and to set the system not to suspend while a ...
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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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How can I download a YouTube playlist?

How can I download a YouTube playlist on Ubuntu? I tried youtube-dl but it's long to change quality, edit crashed file and pause list. I tried also JDownloader but it takes too much Memory, CPU and ...
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How to download video content off of Facebook with Ubuntu?

How can I download and save videos on Facebook to a file only my computer? I'm using Google Chrome.
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Looking for a old version MegaSync for Ubutnu?

When I upgrade my Ubuntu version, the repository of mega was disabled and my megasync version was outdated so I could download within bandwidth limit but recently I upgrade to xenial. Does anyone ...
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how do I install 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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Option to download at 64 Bit on unity? [closed]

How do I set the ubuntu unity 14.04 to download at 64bit. I currently use Windows7.
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How do I grab video from webofstories.com?

I am trying to download videos from "web of stories" (http://www.webofstories.com/). I tried all suggestions on How can I access Flash files from streaming websites?, but no one worked. My browser is ...
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Where can I find 32-bit version of Ubuntu?

I need to find the 32-bit version, and all I keep finding is the 64-bit. Can anyone provide me with a link?
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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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How do I check the internet speed inside Ubuntu 14.04

How do I check the internet speed on my computer, a dell Inspiron 1545, while using ubuntu 14.04?
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Apache2 url not found

I have been having trouble recently with setting up files for others to download like when you go to www.website.com/downloads/download.exe. I want it to ask " if you want to download the file" right ...
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How to resume download rather than restarting in uTorrent Server 3.3 in ubuntu 14.04 lts?

My issue is that after I shut down my uTorrent Server 3.3 and restart the torrent I was downloading shows 'error' in the status rather than 'checking' and if I right click and click 'start' the ...
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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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How to download all videos on a youtube channel?

I always use youtube for getting information I need. What I want is a script or a command that grabs and downloads all videos from a given channel. NOTE: I tried youtube-dl but with no success.
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Where to download Ubuntu without bittorrent [duplicate]

Please could someone tell me where can I download Ubuntu 32bit without using a torrent? Thanks
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crdownload files can't be deleted

Every time I right clic / save as (image) an imagename.crdownload file is also downloaded. Im using Ubuntu 16.04 If i try to delete it I get the message: There is no an installed aplication for this ...
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I can't download anything from the internet? [closed]

i cant seem to do anything fun on this ubuntu thing cause i cant do the thing i like best. which is playing on downloaded games from the internet..and downloading random things.I really need to find ...
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Downloads directory not working

I am new to Ubuntu operating system. I went through this post : Downloads Directory Not Opening. I have the same problem but the solution that was suggested there is not working. Whatever changes I ...
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Looking on a command, script line or script to know what did I downloaded on a specific time

I have received an email from the French government agency HADOPI telling me that one or several works from my IP address blablabla where downloaded or shared on April, 17th 2016 at 01h11 with the ...
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Install software when no network available

What's the best way to download Ubuntu software to my Windows machine and then transfer to my Ububtu machine that does not have network connection.
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Saving and downloading not working on Chrome OS - Ubuntu dual boot

I have an Acer C300 Chromebook with a dual boot Chrome OS - Ubuntu System, However since installing Ubuntu I cannot save or download anything on Chrome OS. Saving and downloads still work when booting ...
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“Failure to download extra data files” with ttf-mscorefonts-installer on Ubuntu 16.04

I have been receiving notifications about "failure to download extra data files" from update notifier. It asked me to download fonts in request from the ttf-mscorefonts-installer package. However, ...
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Downloading GLIBC version 2.14

From where do I download an older version of GLIBC ? I am looking for versions 2.14 of GLIBC and version 4.15 of GLIBCXX
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How to run and where to save a downloaded package on Ubuntu?

There are two ways to download a package: GUI & CLI (via terminal). I tried the first one and can run the package via terminal only. I want the app to appear on Dashboard and also to be findable ...
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Why am I not able to download Kdenlive?

The terminal seems to download everything. But no Icon shows up and I am not able use or see the video editor. Openshot opened easily, but seems to be too limited for my use. I wish to download and ...
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Amule does not want to launch?

after I did reboot my system (required for an update), well, amule simply refuse to launch... I tried uninstall/reinstall then reboot, but I still have the problem, anyone can explain this to me? ...
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Ubuntu Touch: where are downloaded files stored?

When I download something with the default browser or Firefox, I cant seem to find where the files are downloaded to. Not /home/Downloads, thats for sure. Does anyone know where the files are ...