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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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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Active download does not supersede suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04. My system is set to suspend after 10 minutes of idle time. I like this, but if I have a download going, the system will go into suspend anyway and the download will pause. ...
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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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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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Zsync download problem

When the zsync downloading a file, sometimes the connection may stuck forever and don't continue for it. Although I can cancel it out, and restart the terminal to continue my downloading task. But ...
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Can't download anything on ubuntu 14.04

For months now I'm not able to download anything properly. Doesn't matter which browser I'm using. Even Ubuntu updates. Everything starts fine, but within 2 or 3 minutes the download speed drops to ...
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Ubuntu not switching open windows like MS Windows OS

I am on Ubuntu 14.04. One thing I noticed bugging me really bad that I did not notice in previous releases is the automatic switching of open windows. For example, when I download a file the option ...
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How can I get a music player to watch a folder for new files?

I am using youtube-dl to download a series of short audio files. How can I set up a common music player [1] to monitor a given folder for new files and add them to the current playlist? [1] ...
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Download Speed is unusually slow?

On a internet speed test I get on average 20 download and 2 upload, however when I'm trying to actually download something, be it updates, or just recently a Kali Linux .iso file it only downloads at ...
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Ubuntu: Files Deleted Abruptly. HDD Space is still Full. Ubuntu 13.04

Somedays ago I was trying to open some file. It shown some error like 'Can't Read the File'. I ignored this completely. Then Today to see what has happened I restarted my system. To my astonishment ...
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Dropbox downloads next file and then hangs per every start

I have a strange problem with dropbox on notebook with Ubuntu 13.10 (the problem also existed in Ubuntu 13.04). When I start dropbox, it downloads a single file (it's an ordinary photo, 2-3 mb) and ...
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“cannot access ppa” trying to download ubuntu sdk

I was trying to download Ubuntu sdk entering: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sdk However, the answer was Cannot ...
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unable to download ubuntu-12.04.2-server-amd64.iso

I downloaded ubuntu-12.04.2-server-amd64 a couple of weeks ago with file size 687MB with md5 hash = af5f788aee1b32c4b2634734309cc9e9. Today when I download it is 656MB and It does not install. I've ...
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Can't download anything

When I try to install usb-modeswitch for making a mobile-broadband work, Ubuntu cannot download anything. Even when I tried to install Wine, it failed to connect to the internet even though I could ...
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How to download and install hide my ass in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and i want to use Hide my ass but i couldn't do this. I don't know procedure of download and install Hide my ass in ubuntu.
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Disable downloaded files in dash

How can I disable the downloaded files section from the Unity Dash? I have already excluded the downloads folder in my privacy settings but that doesn't help.
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Failed to download packages from software center

I tried to install many softwares from software center like VLC, Quickly etc but failed to download and install them on my Ubuntu. It gave this error. Failed to download package. Please help me.
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Places to download Ubuntu for Chrome OS via command line?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my Chromebox. I have found several tutorials online and I have gotten to the middle of the process but I always run into a snag. I have been typing in the address as ...
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Trouble with booting from DVD on a Mac

So I just downloaded the latest edition of Ubuntu 32 bit onto a blank DVD. I went through the whole disk terminal and set it up the way the website showed. However when I inserted the disk it said it ...
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Movgrab with Ubuntu 14.10?

Is there something that can be used in the command line in terminal to download videos from websites like Movgrab did? Can't downlaod it or install movgrab with Ubuntu 14.10.
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how to download ed2k with command?

The ed2k is : ed2k://|file|test.iso|1643802624|A3058CE4F2AD70356D07AAA5|/ I want to save the iso in /home . How can i write command to download the ed2k into /home/test.iso with amule or mldonkey? ...
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Downloads folder contents disappeared

My ~/Downloads folder has turned empty for no reason at all. I cannot see any files in it, not from terminal or nautilus. I tried Ctrl+H, but nothing showed up either. I did not delete anything, or ...
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Transmission BitTorrent Client sitting IDLE

I tried to download a file through BitTorrent in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. But, Torrent is Just sitting IDLE, It's not downloading anything. It's just displaying Unknown Time remaining, Downloading from 0 of ...
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how to open ilinc client with 14.04

need to be able to run the client download for ilinc but I dont have a program to open it with. I have wine and already loaded winhttp.dll. What else do I need to download from there to get Ilinc ...
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Download does not work

I did not download any application, and there was a window that said: Requires installation of untrusted packages This requires installing packages from unauthenticated sources. What should I do?
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Downloadhelper 'fails' video download

I've happily been using Downloadhelper in previous Ubuntu versions until 12.04 and 14.04. In both of these, try as I might, only 1 out of 5 video downloads fails, be it normal download or quick ...
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installing ubuntu when linux lite and windows both installed

I just need to ask if downloading ubuntu will cause a problem as I already have installed linux lite and and windows running side by side. thanks ralph
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Vuze not searching Java Errors

I just finally updated Ubuntu to 14.04 and have been manually going through and making all my programs work again. Vuze seems to be the only one I can not get to work. I got the new 5.4 version ...
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Deleted Downloads folder, can I recover the folder with the data?

using ubuntu 14.04, I tried to use photorec but I wasn't sure of what I was doing, and I feared overwriting the deleted data. I canceled the process, but it was gone. after running photorec I have ...
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I created a torrent but it cannot be downloaded

I created a torrent via Transmission, the source file is in my Downloads folder, but it can not be downloaded to any device. Magnet link opens torrent, but torrent doesn't start downloading. Magnet ...
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python download just mp3 from youtube

I want just to download mp3 tracks from youtube, I know that services like youtube-dl download first an .mp4 and then they convert it. Is it possible to download just a .mp3 in a 256 kb/s format? If ...
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Dowloaded file not showing in the downloaded directory (In FlareGet Download Manager)

I Downloaded an .iso file(Size: 1.4GB) using FlareGet Download Manager. After Downloading it doesn't show up. It is not found in the downloaded directory. It shows a cross in the download list in ...
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How to: record adobe flash video (be-at.tv)

Problem: I don't know how to download this video that is being broadcasted by be-at.tv here: http://www.be-at.tv/brands/cavo-paradiso/r3hab/r3hab. What I Need Find the url of the video. Download ...
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how to download UBUNTU version 12.04 lts direct download

how can i download the UBUNTU version of 12.04 LTS ? please give me the direct link. i tried searching but all search results ends at 14.04.1 LTS download. which i don't want now (will download ...
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How to set default search engine in browser?

I really need to download a form/schedule from the university where i study, but for some strange reason this is not possible. Rekonq tells me: *Oops! Cannot load ...
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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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eucalyptus download and installation on ubuntu 10.04

How to download eucalyptus on ubuntu 10.04 CC? And after downloading how to check its path? Also how to install it using x editor
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Every time I connect to the internet zenity says “downloading wine-unity3d-installer”

Every time I connect to the internet Zenity flashes that little popup for about a second (because the download is apparently 1 mb) a couple of times. First of all, why does it keep installing the same ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 JAVA bandwidth use

So several times I stare at my laptop resource monitor and see data usage on the meter. I was curious today since I am connected via an AT&T USB modem, I do not wish to exceed my allotted data ...
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How to set my downloads to automatically save in my Downloads folder?

I cannot find the way to set download folder as the default folder for all my downloads and I cannot find them after downloading.
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Any downloader for files on filesmonster.com?

I was recommended to Jdownloader a while ago to be used on Ubuntu 12.04. However I can't use it to work with http://filesmonster.com. Does anyone know if it does work or any other software may work? ...
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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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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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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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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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Trouble downloading Matlab r2011a

So im new to ubuntu from windows and am trying to re download matlab onto my computer. I have used both the java downloader and tried to download it manually with the terminal, but each time when i ...
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Truncated downloads becoming an epidemic for this mobile broadband user

I recently switched from a Virgin Mobile (Sprint) 3G dongle to a MetroPCS (now T-Mobile) 4G $ell phone. At about the same time, I switched from vanilla Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu Studio 12.04 (LTS), so ...
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Downloading files from Bandcamp

I try to find way to download bandcamp music, and I mean to download music I paid for. I want to download albums I bought on bandcamp to my server. I got acces via SSH. I tried to use wget but ...
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Failed to download package files. checck internet connection

I'm using ubuntu 12.04. im trying to install something but got the error message. I am connected to internet. maybe the firewall? but I dont know how to check it here in ubuntu please help
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How to Install OpenNI for Kinect

I have spent a long time trying to install different versions and different drivers to run my Kinect with OpenNI on Ubuntu and every time it either doesn't compile correctly or it just can't find the ...