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 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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Unable to download packages from Ubuntu Software Center - “Check Your Internet Connection”

Whenever I try to install any package, I get the error "Unable to Download Packages", "Check your Internet connection". But the strange part is that I can use synaptic to download and install the same ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to restore the down arrow icon on the Downloads folder in the home directory?

I removed the original Downloads folder in the home directory and created a new one with the same name, but the down arrow icon on the new Download folder now disappeared. Could someone please tell me ...
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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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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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Cannot download softwares from the Software Center

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my computer that has Windows7 on it as well. I was first trying to upload Chromium and I got this error: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error ...
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Download of Ubuntu fails

I'm trying to download Ubuntu 12.04, I'm a newbie to Ubuntu, on a MS Windows XP machine using Opera (have also tried IE) but the download simply stops, with various %ages complete. I don't believe ...
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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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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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Using script to download a file

I'm interested in creating a script that makes no use of wget which downloads a file from a specified link . The download should be saved as world.o in the folder /tmp. Can anybody walk me through ...
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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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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 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 ...