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 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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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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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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“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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Where can I get Adobe Acrobat 64?

Does anybody know where can I get Adobe Acrobat for 64 bit Ubuntu?
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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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How to download html5 videos?

how do i download html5 videos in ubuntu?
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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 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 ...
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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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Hotline Miami won't download in Steam

I click install, and the normal dialog show up informing me that Hotline Miami is downloading, but it never starts to download. It allows me to try running the game, and complains about a missing ...
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How can I extract all PDF links on a website?

This is a little off topic, but I hope you guys will help me. I've found a website full of articles I need, but those are mixed with a lot of useless files (mainly jpgs). I would like to know if ...
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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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How can I resume a download started in Chromium?

I was in the middle of a large download in Chromium and the power supply to my computer failed (well I tripped over my power cord ...). I see the entry in chrome://downloads/ which says the download ...
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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 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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Web spider for Ubuntu

I'm looking for a web spider for Ubuntu like this one Webripper - Calluna Software. You can download a whole site like you can with wget -r -m example.com but the feature I'm looking for is you ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to download entire Youtube channel using commands or application

I want to download entire Youtube channel using Ubuntu, but i can't find way to download, any help appreciate !
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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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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 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 download streaming video from a flash player (arte)?

there are a couple of concerts that I would very much like to view from Arte (I think it's a french TV channel?) but my connection is not good enough to stream the video. How can I download the file ...
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Analytics on PPA package downloads? [duplicate]

Is there some way to get download metrics on PPA packages? It would be nice to know how many users are using my application from my PPA and what distributions they are using. If not, any idea of the ...
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Where do I get all of the versions of Ubuntu + Flavors

This took me several days to do. If it doesn't render right, I made and test it for Firefox(with zoom 100%) version 31 since it comes default with Ubuntu. Please note, that after 14.10 comes out to ...
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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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Download ZIP file with curl command

How can I download ZIP file with curl command? I tried curl -sO, but error occurred. I want to download zip file from address: http://github.com/ziyaddin/xampp/archive/master.zip but can't. What must ...
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Is there an official torrent for 12.10?

I like using torrents for many reasons: faster downloads, and I want to be able to give back, reducing load on Canonical's servers. Is there an official torrent for Ubuntu 12.10?
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Any recommendations for a command-line download manager?

Any command-line download accelerator/manager recommendations for Ubuntu 11.04? I tried some programs like Axel wget/curl I wanted to know if there are any command-line download managers which ...
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Is the Ubuntu direct download exactly the same as the torrent?

Is the default download of ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386.iso identical to the torrent ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386.iso.torrent? I'm asking because am finding the direct download 25% faster, but would be ...
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Scheduled download by transmission during nightly hours? (downloading just at a specified period of a day)

I want to limit transmission to work at 02:00 AM untill 08:00. How?
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How to download a full multi-paged news article?

When I visit a site like the New York Times, I sometimes like to save the page for offline viewing. But many of the articles are linked in a series, like page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Is there a way to save ...
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Are there any sort of format and style themes/templates in LibreOffice?

I am wondering if there's any kind of predefined or downloadable themes or templates for text formatting styles (Default, Heading 1/2/etc), predefined colors (palettes), bullet styles, etc., in ...
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Do Ubuntu repos/servers perform log analysis to identify & block retrieval program?

Many server administrators want their server to be used only by humans and not by retrieval programs like wget. One way to block such programs is to use log analysis. Log analysis identifies retrieval ...
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How to report a bug in content (not interface) on Ubuntu.com?

I want to report a bug in the content on the Ubuntu website. I don't know how to properly do this because: This is not a bug in the web server, or in the way a page is coded. It is a content ...
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Which download manager is capable of 'throttle' and 'pause & resume' a running instance of download from a script

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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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 extract a tar.gz file [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and I would like to know how I extract a tar.gz file. Thanks!
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How do I generate a package download list?

I want to generate a package download list, which can be used to download those packages from another system. (I have a slow connection). I want to use those downloaded files to create a local ...
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How do I restart a wget download?

I use the wget application. One file has stopped downloading. How can I stop the download and start the download again? Here's the log for wget $ tail -f wget-log 287350K .......... .......... ...
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Why isn't the Iceland mirror working?

I have already tried sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade but then it cant connect to [to is.archive.ubuntu.com][1] and when i try to use update manager this comes W:Failed to ...
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Where is the PowerPC version of 11.04?

Anyone know where the powerpc iso for natty is? I found the one for oneiric -- http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily/current/ but there is not one for natty in http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ports/releases/
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Where can I download ubuntu-10.04-destktop-amd64.iso file?

I can't find ubuntu-10.04-destktop-amd64.iso on http://www.ubuntu.com/download. Where I can find it? Thank you
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uGet and Chrome/Chromium download integration

How can I integrate uGet and Chromium so that any downloads that would usually happen within Chromium will occur in uGet instead? Please provide a link to any extensions required.
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Where should I store 3rd party jar (Java archive) files?

What would be the best place to save jar files of libraries I want to use in a project, that are not in any repositories, and how should I set permissions? Should I put them in /usr/share/java, or is ...
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Is there any way to make Ubuntu not to suspend while a download in progress?

Is there any way? How to script in /usr/lib/pm-utils/sleep.d to check ${downspeed eth0}, ${upspeed wlan0}, ${upspeed eth0} and ${downspeed wlan0} and to set the system not to suspend while a ...