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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If a download takes more than a certain amount of time it slows down incredibly or stops completely and has to be restarted, why is this?

I have recently noticed that if I am downloading anything, whether it is an upgrade through apt, a file through Firefox or qTox, or basically anything else, if it takes more than from 30 seconds to 2 ...
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transmission torrent won't reconnect to data folder

I was about 90% through downloading a torrent when I needed to do a reboot. When I turned the computer back on and went back into Transmission to resume downloading I got the message: Error no data ...
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Cannot install anything PLEASE HELP

Okay, so I know nothing about the terminal or any of that. I'm new to this "Ubuntu" stuff. My computer was fine and I could install and download programs but my computer broke, and once fixed, now I ...
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Problems downloading files via WeTransfer

I am using Unbuntu since a few months and everything works really fine. However, I do often get large files sent via the WeTransfer service. Unfortunately I am mostly not able to download them when ...
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Ubuntu alternative downloads US mirror is down

The US mirror for downloading alternative versions of Ubuntu is down, and apparently has been down since February 1st. Is there going to be a solution for that soon? I understand that some of the ...
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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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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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Why am I unable to download changelogs for certain new packages?

I have recently found (this started a few days ago) that I am unable to download the changelogs for reasonably new software, though the changelogs do seem to come available later on for some of the ...
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Ubuntu automatic Updates

I keep receiving that my Ubuntu updates are old and I should manually update. I do that and I get a message that the repositories can not download and I should check my internet connection. My ...
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Cannot download security updates in Lubuntu 14.04 LTS

Software Updater offers Security Updates--Ubuntu Base--61.9MB. I click Install now and authenticate. Screen shows "Failed to download package, check your internet connection'. There is no problem with ...
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wget download all web pages from an XML sitemap

I'm trying to mirror and download as static html files all of the links in an XML sitemap file. I found the following command which is supposed to accomplish what I'm trying to achieve but it doesn't ...
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After Downloading with wget, Cecksums Hashes are different with original file. Is re-downloading the only way to repair?

It was a tar.gz archive (eclipse-java-luna-SR1a-linux-gtk-x86_64.tar.gz) and was downloaded 100% due to wget-log. Is there any way to recover this file without re-downloading? The size of local file ...
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Message says downloading wine-unity3d-installer (N/A MiB) appears, does not go away

A zenity message saying "downloading wine-unity3d-installer (N/A MiB)" will sometimes appear while I am doing something and just show a flashing download bar forever. I can force close it but a few ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to find complete download

I have tried to download Ubuntu several times and each time I try to install it says unable to install, files missing. How can I get the complete download so I can start using Ubuntu?
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Can't Downloaded just zipped file

I am using ubuntu, KKVM as webserver just make a backup with zip -R archive.zip * file size: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 3676624704 Apr 4 11:04 archive.zip As you read from title i can't ...
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Failed to open /root/.aMule/ED2KLinks for writing when to download file with amule

Amule was installed on my pc. An error occured when to run ed2k command. mkdir /root/.aMule/ mkdir /root/.aMule/ED2KLinks chmod -R 777 /root/.aMule/ED2KLinks ed2k ...
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How to get PDM Editor for linux

I want to make my sister a small animation for the hologram box I made for her I have Linux and can't seam to find out how to download PMD editor for Linux I wanted PMD from the start but did not know ...
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0% download nextday qBittorrent

I downloaded 0.3% of a video in qBittorrent and I paused the download. The next day it was 0% download. The same problem occurred in Deluge, so I changed the torrent client to qBittorrent. The first ...
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How To download an ubuntu-iso-image and burn it on dvd with an iMac?

I trying to download and burn a DVD with my imac or transfer iso file to my macbook pro. Can I burn Downloaded iso image on imac ? I don't know how to burn DVD on imac. Please guide me with steps. ...
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Is there an easy way to search the web for images by keyword then download a specified number of the original full size images in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm looking for a simple way to search the internet for images of, say, 'desert landscape' or 'statue of liberty' or something and then download the first n results in the original resolutions as ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 not complete

The download apparently did not complete. I saw this message in a list of downloads when I recently openned it up. '[Failed] to start load Kernal Modules'. Is this a fatal flaw? What does it ...
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Is there an app to support audio books?

I have an Aquarius E 4.5 Ubuntu edition phone. Is there an app to support Livrevox audio books?
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script to move files from downloads to other folder (every time a file goes to the download folder)

My goal is to make an script which prompts up a "save as" windows every time a file falls on the download folder, and allows me to move that file to a selected folder.
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Where my file disappeared?

I was trying to download 1.1 GB file from MEGA cloud storage. In the beginning, I didn't get a "Save As" nautilus window as usual. Though the file was actually downloading to my system. Then I got a ...
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Use cURL to download file through multiple ips

I'm new to Linux (I use Ubuntu). We have download speed restrictions per local IP (250 kbps), however our ISP offers 150mbps bandwidth. I have assigned multiple local IPs to my NIC. My goals are: ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 download keeps getting stuck at 1.27 GB?

Is anyone else experiencing this problem. My download keeps getting stuck at 1.27GB/1.30GB. Have tried downloading like 4 times already from the official mirror.
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Unable to open Ubuntu 14.04 download on Macbook

My Macbook OS X is erased. Downloaded Ubuntu 14.04. Unable to open or install Ubuntu file. How do I find file and install Ubuntu?
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How can I stop archive manager from automatically opening my downloads?

I use xubuntu 14.04 and chrome. Everytime I download a zip or rar, archive manager automatically pops up to show me what the file contains after it downloads. I don't want that to happen.
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Ubuntu not downloading files of any type (regardless of download method)

I just recently installed ubuntu on my computer and I've encountered a very annoying problem. Any time I try to download any type of file from any platform (directly via command prompt, ubuntu ...
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“This ap is in an unsafe location, Do you want to make it executable”

Downloaded apps when used give a message "This app is in an unsafe location, Do you want to make it executable" How do I download to a SAFE location in Xubuntu 14?
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how to resume a wget -r download?

I am aware of the questions here that ask how to resume a wget download, which is simply a wget with the -c argument. My question is how can I resume a recursive wget download (ran using the -r ...
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Path of downloaded files?

I was downloading a file from terminal but thing ticked where the download will go. So How to check default path of downloads in terminal and how to change it via terminal.
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Server - Checksum incorrect?

I have downloaded the ubuntu-14.04.3-server-amd64.iso via Direct Download AND from a torrent (2 times each). I keep coming up with the "incorrect" checksum. What I'm getting... MD5: ...
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using Aria2 to login and Download

I'm trying to download some files from a host. Since the file naming (URL) is sequential, and there are lots of them, im trying to download them via bash and Aria2. 2 problems: 1) i need to login ...
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files from downloads automatically moves to .dc++/Incomplete

I use Linuxdc++ and I face this issue often. My files from downloads gets deleted and goes automatically to.dc++/Incomplete. how can I prevent it from happening in future? I use ubuntu 14.04 LTS
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Slow download speeds in terminal

Here are the results of my Speedtest, so as you can see I am not at all down low in internet speeds, but when using any Ubuntu application, download speeds are capped at around a MB/s. I have mostly ...
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Is there a way to schedule youtube-dl download?

If that's not possible, should I go by adding a crontab entry? I can't think of anything else I'm kinda newbie.