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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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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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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Can't download QT5 from Launchpad PPA with the following error

XML Parsing Error: undefined entity Location: https://launchpad.net/api/1.0/~ui-toolkit/+archive/ppa Line Number 14, Column 9: <dd><p>&nbsp;Ubuntu SDK preview for Ubuntu application ...
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Wireless acting strange lately

Lately my home wireless network has been acting very strange under Ubuntu 12.04. When I'm on the wireless menu at the top of the screen and I try to connect to my wireless it will give me a total of ...
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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 ...
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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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Transmission stopped sending torrents to download folder

My transmission was working just fine, I updated my version of Ubuntu, and it still worked. A few days ago, I downloaded some files, and none of them went to the download folder. Even when I click ...
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Installing Scanner Driver

How can I download a scanner driver for Epson XP-310 printer on ubuntu 12.04, the software disc supplied is not compatible and no Linux version available,
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choose default application, gedit not found

When I try to download off the internet I am asked which application to use - ie there is no default selected - so I just get a file with a dot next to it and cannot run the download. What should I ...
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Amazon MP3 download not quite working

I'm trying to download Amazon MP3s. I followed the guide here: How do I import Amazon MP3s with Banshee and the new Amazon Cloud Player? and was able to get it to seemingly let me do the download, ...
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Unable to download anything

When ever i try to download or update anything, the computer simply states that the sources are questionable, asks me to repair it and then nothing happans. What's going on?? I'm usin 12.04 LTS
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What program should I load the Ubuntu download file with if i want it on a CD for my New Desktop

I am wanting to download Ubuntu onto a CD so when i load up my new computer i have an operating system on it how can i do this and what do i load the file with after the download.
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Slow download speed Ubuntu 13.10

So, I just downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 and I noticed my download is very slow. I tried to download some games through Steam and usually I have a speed of 1.5MB/S now it's between 500 KB/S and 1 MB/S all ...
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ubuntu downloads slow

I have a problem with Ubuntu 13.04, when I want to download something in direct download, I haven't tried torrent but I don't want such solution, is there a way to download the files faster without ...
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Unable to download applications

i am unable to download any application( even video LAN media player) from the software center. it says "check your INTERNET connection" while i have one. help me out. thank you
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How to make basic settings for multiget 2?

I am trying to use multiget 2, a download manager recommended here and here, a version that is different from 1.x (as stated in its readme file). And it is indeed. (Download link.) I have downloaded ...
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13.04 Downloaded PART files

I have tried several times to download UBUNTU. I end up with three files. In properties they are marked as PART files. They are around 350mb each. I want to totally replace windows. Cheers
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How to install Verdun.zip file?

I tried every thing and it doesn't work. The game looks great but what must i do with the zip to make it work? please answer.
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Nagios Webpage problems

When I go to type in 10.0.0.3/nagios to see my nagios web interface it sends me a file to download. <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Frameset//EN" ...
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Firefox wont download anything after running sudo optirun with it help please?

I am running on Ubuntu 12.04.1, Firefox 22. I recently ran "sudo optirun Firefox" the reason for this is because if I run that command YouTube/flash/html5 and other types of videos I watch only don't ...
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A music download has failed

I recently bought an album by David Sylvian - several days ago - it has not downloaded and the Ubuntu One folder for it is empty.
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Why am I being prevented from downloading files to an external source?? CD/USB

Wondering why I am being prevented from downloading files from internet, file, etc.??? I also do have the ability to access programs that I have downloaded from the Ubuntu application site?? This ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not let updates or downloads from Firefox

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Internet works fine, I get erros such as the ones posted here Why after fresh Ubuntu 12.04 installation update aren't being installed? However, changing the ...
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Ubuntu One Shutdown Downloader Unavailable

Received email: "Remember to retrieve your data .. we have released a new feature that lets you download all your content at once. Our website (https://one.ubuntu.com/) has been updated with ...