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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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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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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Ubuntu SDK Intallation Failing

I am trying to install Ubuntu SDK but everyone its showing me the same error W: GPG error: https://deb.nodesource.com trusty InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the ...
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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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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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deluge-webui permission denied for download on external hard drive directory

I followed this tutorial to set up deluge deamon and deluge-web-ui on my home ubuntu server 15.04. on my machine I have 2 hard drives: an SSD drive for the OS and a 2To hard drive for my personal ...
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Screen Switches Off And Also Kills Downloads

Im using Ubuntu 14.04 on most of the default settings. By default the screen switches off after 5min and "dims to save power". I have unchecked the lock checkbox so when I return to my computer I dont ...
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Download .click package

I've had some problem with my computer and, sadly, I lost all .click packages I've developed. I would like to download them but I don't know how. In myapps page on ubuntu.com ( ...
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iPhone 4 photo drop

I tried to move my pics from iPhone4 to ubuntu. Now it seems that the pics are gone from phone, thumbnails remain, and no pics got moved to desktop. Any suggestions? (moved to folder in documents. ...
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How do I get qBittorrent to open magnet links instead of chrome in Xubuntu?

I accidentally chose Chrome as the default handler for magnet links and now I cannot find a way to change that. Any idea?s Thanks.
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Slow usb tethering download speed with ubuntu 15.04.

I have seen many posts regarding this problem with usb tethering, but none that has helped me get the same download speed as I get with windows. I'm using Huawei P6 and I use usb tethering when ...
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I want to save a game but it won't work

I want to download this game and I can't even though I have used several services. I want to play offline.
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Reverting Downloads Folder To Original Location

I am facing this issue where I moved my Downloads folder to another folder. Let me elaborate a little on this issue- I was trying to move a folder from Downloads to /op/t/ folder. So I used this ...
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Transmission not downloading even after getting peers…tried everything

I have Ubuntu 15.04. I am trying to download a torrent file using transmission. The file is connecting to peers, but not downloading the file, it always downloads every file at '0 KB/s' all the time. ...
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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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lib32sound2 will not load

I'm having a problem loading Team viewer. The problem is that a missing file "lib32sound2" will not load. The error message is: Dependency is not satisfiable libasound2 (=1.0.25-1 tubunturo
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problems in downloads (download fails) despite of the fast connection

In the beginning every thing was okay, but very recently I couldn't download a single file, I even tried uget but neither Firefox nor uget could help me, they download just a few kilobytes then ...
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Is there a way i can download specific version (Build of Ubuntu ) ubuntu server?

Is there a way i can download specific version (Build of Ubuntu ) ubuntu server? I need to download the ISO directly so that when installed i get following root@:~# cat /etc/lsb-release ...
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Wget: convert-links and avoid redownloading already fetched files?

I am downloading data spread among multiple files that don't change once published. Therefore --timestamping is not good enough, because it is constantly checking whatever resource is changed, which ...
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computer asks for matlab root directory on any installation

whenever i try to download ANYTHING, it asks for a matlab installation. this includes anything from the app store or from the terminal. can you please help me
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Transmission does not download or upload torrent

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and Transmission 2.84 (14307) does not download or upload torrent. Port 51413 was closed in the beginning but after I made a port forwarding on my router and added in Ubuntu ...
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Unable to download using sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -y dist-upgrade

I get the usual fail to download messages after entering sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -y dist-upgrade in the gnome-terminal window. I am running VB 4.3.22 r98236 Ubuntu 64 bit on a ...
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downloading dropbox in ubuntu 12.04 stuck at 99%

I tried several times to download dropbox in Ubuntu 12.04 but the download is stuck at 99%. How can I solve this problem.
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Tool to download subtitle without movie file

I have to test some language models (for an experiment) and I need o lot of sentences that make sense to test it. One of idea is using subtitles to do this test, but again I need a lot of sentences.. ...
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Slow D/L to my Ubuntu Computer in my home network

In my home network I have a Netgear WNDR3700 router (1gb) with a 1Tb Toshiba USB drive and on the 1gb ports I have the Ubuntu 14.04 computer (AMD Phenom 9850) a Windows 7 (AMD FX-6100) a XP (single ...
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Check a programming language module or library information before installing and downloading

With aptitude, we can do something like: aptitude search package-name to display availability. aptitude show package-name to display package information. aptitude why package-name to display reason ...
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Upload and download website

Im creating an server with Ubuntu 14 for my familiy so they can have a website to share files and pictures. (hate to run around and make backup and find lost files) I have tryed vsftpd but theres no ...
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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 ...