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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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Where to find the md5sums of Ubuntu ISO images?

I just downloaded the ubuntu-10.10-desktop-i386.iso, and am having a hard time burning it, so I'd like to check that the file is intact, but I cannot find the md5sum of the file. Is there a URL or ...
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How to verify that the ISO I downloaded is bootable before I burn it?

How can I check to make sure that the iso I downloaded is bootable, before I burn it?
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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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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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Good Download Manager for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can someone recommend a download manager? Can you recommand any download manager for Ubuntu? Features I'm looking for: Works in Unity env. Can download from ...
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Why does Update Manager give me a 404 error with these Google repositories?

I have a red warning sign in my toolbar. When I click on it, it asks me to check for updates. When I check for updates, I get this: W:Failed to fetch ...
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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 ...
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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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Wubi “could not retrieve the required disk image” [duplicate]

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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Download manager for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can someone recommend a download manager? Is there any good download manager for Ubuntu which supports the following? Download online streaming video/audio scheduling ...
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How to get Ubuntu installed after deleting Windows and with no other OS present?

I spent the night trying to get rid of my Windows XP operating system and around midnight I discovered a way to get rid of it. The problem is while I did get rid of the operating system, I hadn't yet ...
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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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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 do I download Ubuntu using BitTorrent on Windows?

I am trying to download and install Ubuntu. I was told that downloading a torrent was a good option, as it can deal with interrupted downloads very well. Where should I go to download an Ubuntu ...
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How do i configure the live usb to install additional packages?

I have saved all the packages from the directory /var/cat/apt/archives to Usb. Is it possible to configure the live Usb to accommodate all these extra packages /var/cache/apt/archives; so that it ...
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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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Where can I get Adobe Acrobat 64?

Does anybody know where can I get Adobe Acrobat for 64 bit Ubuntu?
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Can you recommend a good modern GUI download manager (wget wrapper?) [closed]

"Downloader for X" looks, heh, not fitting well into Ubuntu theme and not very natural/convenient. At the same time I don't know of any good alternative. Maybe you know?
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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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How do I download iTunes podcasts with hpodder or other software?

Well, I want to download some lectures from Itunes.apple.com, and I've found a program called hpodder but I really haven't understood how to use it. Does anyone here know how to ? Or does anyone know ...
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How can I download the videos from YouTube? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I download Youtube videos? Downloading a youtube video I want to download some educational videos from YouTube or any other web site. I am using Ubuntu 12.04. ...
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Which usenet client would you recommend for binary downloads?

I am trying to replace Windows by Ubuntu, because Linux simply rocks. :-) So I am on the quest finding appropriate alternative software for ubuntu, that I used on Windows (or sometimes Mac) so far. ...
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Download a flash video (not from a popular video community)

There are a lot of tools to download videos from Youtube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, etc. but I'd be interested in a more generic way to download flash videos, for example the ones here: ...
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Software Center not downloading [duplicate]

I just made a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10. I have a working internet connection, and can browse with Firefox. But when I try to download things in software center, it says Failed to download ...
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What version do I download for my Mac?

I am trying to get it on my mac, so do I download the windows version onto a USB and then upload it from there because I can't find a mac version.
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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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How to download a youtube video via terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I download the videos from YouTube? I would like to download this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_N5dvvqV7g using commands How i download this video via ...
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Is there a faster way to download Ubuntu?

I want to download Ubuntu 12.04, but it seems to take a long time, i.e. 1 day via Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox. Can you suggest an alternative way to download it faster (e.g. 2 hours)??
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Wubi cannot retrieve the required disk image file [duplicate]

I have already downloaded the ubuntu-12.04-wubi-amd64.tar.xz file...i have no internet connection. When I run wubi, I'm getting this message: could not retrieve the required disk image file. i used ...
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How to download packages without using the software center?

Where can I manually download stuff from (in a user friendly way) without using the Ubuntu software center? And if that's not possible, how can I fix the proxy restrictions of the software center. It ...
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Downloading things

How do I download things to my computer with Ubuntu? Every time I go online to download something like Adobe flashplayer or Java, it goes into my download folder. I don't know what to do with it ...
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Can't install Skype In Ubuntu 64 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to install Skype on 12.10 64bit I can't download skype, is skype currently not available for ubuntu linux 64bit 12.10? 1.dowload skype in official website ...
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Downloading youtube videos with minitube

Minitube has been working great for a lot of the youtube links, but for videos that require confirmation that you're older than 18, they don't work. Is there something I can do about this? Or if ...
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Am I missing the Windows installer? It keeps taking me to the same page and I keep running around in circles [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't I download the Windows installer from the Ubuntu website? Ok so going here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/install-ubuntu-with-windows takes you to ...
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Downloading error “Could not retrieve the required disk image ” [duplicate]

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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Update Manager Not working Fail to Download Repository Information

When I try to update, I get this error: Failed to Download your repository information Check your internet connection W:GPG error: http ://ppa.launchpad.net oneiric Release: The following ...
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How can I extract all PDF links on a website?

This is a little off topic, but I hope you guys will help me. I've found a website full of articles I need, but those are mixed with a lot of useless files (mainly jpgs). I would like to know if ...
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how to resume download in wget which is integrated with firefox via flashgot

I use wget as a downloader. It is an excellent, outstanding application. I integrated it with Firefox using Flashgot. How can I resume a download which was stopped by a CTRL+C key press or a shutdown ...
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How to download streaming video from a flash player (arte)?

there are a couple of concerts that I would very much like to view from Arte (I think it's a french TV channel?) but my connection is not good enough to stream the video. How can I download the file ...
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How to save installer file while downloading from ubuntu software center?

Can anyone tell me (if this is possible) how can I save the installer file of a software which I download via Ubuntu software center... I'm new to Ubuntu so give me answer that is understood by me.
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Which download manager is capable of 'throttle' and 'pause & resume' a running instance of download from a script

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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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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How to report a bug in content (not interface) on Ubuntu.com?

I want to report a bug in the content on the Ubuntu website. I don't know how to properly do this because: This is not a bug in the web server, or in the way a page is coded. It is a content ...
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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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How can I make Chromium open apt links with xdg-open?

Hello I installed this extension because I want to open apt links clicked in Chromium with xdg-open. I have looked at this help but haven't been successful. How can I acheive this?
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How do I generate a package download list?

I want to generate a package download list, which can be used to download those packages from another system. (I have a slow connection). I want to use those downloaded files to create a local ...
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Can't update to Ubuntu 12.04 on 11.10

I'm having problems on updating Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04, I've tried to update all possible ways. I'v downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 from cd...but when booting the upgrade option wont appear...just: Install ...
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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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How to extract a tar.gz file [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and I would like to know how I extract a tar.gz file. Thanks!