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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 to install JetBrains ToolBox in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS?

I downloaded the zipped folder for the ToolBox app from JetBrains' official site. After extracting the folder, I clicked multiple times on the ToolBox executable app, but nothing happened on the ...
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How do I download apps? [duplicate]

I had a friend reset my computer and he said he put this Linux system thing on it and it had Ubuntu as like the app store kinda thing but I'm not very savvy when it comes to computers so I don't know ...
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Issue saving files downloaded from browser

I am using brave downloaded from their release channel on Ubuntu 22.04. I am recently facing an issue when I can only download and save files to the main directories like ~/Downloads or ~/Documents ...
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Jammy 22.04 Firefox Snap Download PDF to Existing Subfolder Fails Silently

In Ubuntu 22.04 Firefox Snap version, I am unable to download PDFs to an existing subfolder using the Download Icon in Firefox's built-in PDF viewer, though it works for a top-level folder; e.g., ...
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I downloaded Ubuntu server went through the steps and now it reboots but goes back to the same steps and wont load

I downloaded the ubuntu server and went through all the questions. then it rebooted and went back to the same page. i tried again and it keeps doing the same thing. It wont boot into a main page or ...
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Firefox AND Chrome refuse to download anything except in Downloads folder

This is Ubuntu 22.04, x86_64. Any download I make from either browser just isn't done, and silently. It just proceeds, does not show me any error message, and no file appears. When the selected folder ...
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Can't download files after upgrade to 22.04

Everything was fine until I upgraded from 21.10 to 22.04. Now, whenever I try to download something in any browser (Brave, Vivaldi, Firefox, etc), I can only download it to my home folder or any ...
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Failed to download repository information every time I use sudo apt get-update [duplicate]

I have always faced this after I type sudo apt get-update: Ign:1 cdrom://Ubuntu 22.04 LTS _Jammy Jellyfish_ - Release amd64 (20220419) jammy InRelease Err:2 cdrom://Ubuntu 22.04 LTS _Jammy Jellyfish_ -...
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What is the option I need to download if I want to have an USB to boot Ubuntu?

I have read the instructions to have a stick USB, and I believe that is the option to avoid altering my PC's configuration but I am unsure of what is the option I should download
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how to access rstudio folder in my local window machine download folder in ubuntu terminal? [duplicate]

how to access R-studio file present in my local window machine download folder in ubuntu terminal?
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Default folder display when click on Download (from Firefox or any navigator) on Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS

Update : I use Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS and Firefox is set to "Always ask you where to save files". I want to change the default folder displaying when I'm clicking on something to download from ...
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Downloads from Firefox

As of Yesterday My Firefox Downloads are failing consistently for no apparent reason. Chromium works and Firefox works on my windows machine. Ubuntu 20.04
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ubuntu 20.04 desktop cli cannot download folders on vsftp ubuntu server 20.04

I use filezilla and can download folders from the server, but when I use a terminal, I get the 550 failed to open file error. I can cli download a file, but not folders... Also, if I go into the ...
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How to install Slack on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am trying to install on my ubuntu OS but unable to do so. I have downloaded the latest version. I can't simple find the setup file to install it in the system? Any help would be much appreciated.
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Index of /ubuntu/dists/focal-updates/main/cnf

how do i get the old version of ubuntu focal-updates main cnf file on 12 January, 2022 as the size and hash-256 varies.? I need to get the exact hash 256 key and file size and not latest show in ...
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When I try to update my system it keeps telling me [duplicate]

E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/deadsnakes/ppa/ubuntu impish Release' does not have a Release file. E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/micahflee/ppa/ubuntu impish Release' does ...
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trying to download a .msi file abc mouse academy for my children to play [duplicate]

Is there a way to download apps on ubuntu? I signed up for ABC mouse academy for my children and it's an app that you download to your computer. I tried downloading it and it is in .msi format. I am ...
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How to give permission to non-sudo users to download software in their own directory?

I am a sudo user to a remote node (ubuntu 20.04). My role is to facilitate multiple users of the node by generating their credentials. I downloaded RDP and remote desktop for them. However, none of ...
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Problem with the ethernet connection

I'm having this problem with my ethernet internet connection. My PC connects without problem, I can browse and watch videos on YouTube, the problem occurs when I download something greater than 50 MB, ...
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wget to download files from list of urls and naming it from other list of names

I Have two text files - one of them contains urls of images that I want to download and other text file has the list of names corresponding to the urls of first files. Example content of text file 1: ...
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why snapstore shows a name for a developer for a certain program, when the original download website shows anotherone?

I downloaded OBS using the snapstore and the developer is Snapcrafters. But the official website belongs to OBSproject. Why this happens and... is it safe?
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Download spreadsheet from Google Docs in command line

How can I download a Google spreadsheet from the command line? This is a simple extension of the question: How to convert document from Google Docs to text file But if I specify the format as "...
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Ubuntu download link for dvd

When I try to find Ubuntu to download, it gives me these things called 'flavours' I just need 'Ubuntu' and nothing else as I am completely starting out afresh. Could someone please link me the Ubuntu ...
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where can i download onivim

I am thinking of trying onivim. I visited their page and read the installation guide. They guide me to download the app image but there was no link in the page. Where can I download the app image?
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Unable to upgrade 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS

I tried probably all suggestions brought forward. Just want to upgrade. Why can't they give us a extended chance to upgrade with the Software Updater. Can one upgrade by downloading 18.04 LTS and if ...
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how can i download ubuntu's kernel?

is there any way to find and download latest Ubuntu desktop specific kernel? for example how can i download latest kernel belongs to Ubuntu 21.10? i am looking for .tar.xz file of Ubuntu kernel. also, ...
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What's the Download server in Ubuntu (software & updates) and does it make difference if I change it? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 20.04.3LTS. Recently I have been facing an error that pops up all the time as a notification. I didn't understand what it is but apparently it has to do with the "software and ...
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Chrome download prompts to use xdg, but proceeds to do nothing

I am trying to download a fasta file for a bioinformatics project ftp://ftp.ensembl.org/pub/release-102/fasta/mus_musculus/dna/ Unfortunately every single time I try to download this file I get a ...
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How do I troubleshoot slow wifi speed on Ubuntu 20.04? [duplicate]

I just switched from Windows to Ubuntu 20.04. My download speed went down from 30 Mbps to 1 Mbps. I can't even watch a youtube video at 720p. Are there any solutions to this? Also, I noticed after I ...
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How can I set wget to download only newer file in a specific url?

How do I get wget to download only newest file version in a url? Sample url: https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/edge/pool/main/m/microsoft-edge-stable/ As you can see, there are multiple versions of ...
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Why is the torrent download for 21.10 only 233K? [closed]

I usually upgrade my Ubuntu desktops by reinstalling from a .iso. I usually download the .iso using a torrent server on my Asus router. That way I can help to spread the good news. But now with 21.10 ...
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Ubuntu on MacBook Pro

I have to download Ubuntu for my Mac as part of my course. I am unable to do so. It downloads as a 'ISO disk image' and does not allow me to install it. Is anyone please able to help with regard to ...
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Is an application asking you to install its snap in devmode with no apparent reason a red flag?

I need to use Quirkos, which is shipped as a snap for download on the website. It is not available in any of the repos. In the Getting Started Guide, it says to install the snap via snap install --...
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Can't download files from google-drive after update to 21.10

After update last night to 21.10 not possible to download files from google-drive anymore, just error : ''could not be saved, because an unknown error occurred. Try saving to a different location''
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Install snap downloaded from the web?

I need to use the application Quirkos, and for some reason they provide Linux versions as a snap package, which is not in any of the snap repos. Thus, the snap has to be downloaded from their homepage ...
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How can I use the Ubuntu Server from my USB stick?

I'm new into Ubuntu and I have some questions. The questions may look stupid but I want to be on a safe side. I'm based in Germany and I want to download Ubuntu server for self education, is it still ...
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Where do I find previous 18.04 point releases? [duplicate]

Where are the version of 18.04 LTS prior to 5 found? We have an application that stopped working on 18.04.5 and want to install 18.04.4 and possibly earlier. They don't seem to be any links to the ...
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How can I get the browser to prompt for duplicate file downloads?

Is there any way to get a prompt before downloading a duplicate file in a browser? I sometimes don't remember what I've got and get 2 or more copies of the same file. It would be nice to have a prompt ...
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Can't install Lutris in terminal [duplicate]

Every command I use can’t install anything as I keep getting error code. I am using 20.04 and used commands such as sudo add-apt-repository papa:lutris-team/lutris sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Why does ubuntu download verification require 2 keys, and why do I only have 1?

I am following instructions here and I am only seeing terminal output for one missing key: $ gpg --keyid-format long --verify ubuntu-20.04.3-desktop-amd64.SHA256SUMS.gpg ubuntu-20.04.3-desktop-amd64....
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How do I know which JDK package to install?

I'm trying to download & install a JDK (Java Development Kit) from Oracle's website: https://www.oracle.com/java/technologies/javase-jdk16-downloads.html But I'm just not sure which package to ...
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Is there any download link for Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS 32 bit?

Is there a link to download a copy of the latest version of Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS 32 bit?
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How do I add playlist index to an already downloaded youtube playlist done without the indexes originally?

I used to download youtube playlists using youtube-dl with the command youtube-dl -f bestvideo[height<=?720]+bestaudio[ext=m4a]/bestvideo[height<=?720]+bestaudio/best[height<=?720] -o '%(...
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Is ubuntu cdimage site, which is http, secure?

Ubuntu's cdimage site is http, Is it safe to download from here? (because it is not https, that is why I'm asking)
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Why does Ubuntu freeze while downloading big files?

While doing some basic python programming, I was downloading genshin impact from lutris (minimised). Probably the genshin impact launcher was downloading 21.45GB of data. Suddenly while changing ...
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Ubuntu won't download to usb

Why won't Ubuntu download to usb drive? Every time I download, it automatically downloads to folder and does not give me any other options.
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Stops downloading large file after 2GB

I've had an issue downloading large files where the download halts after each 2GB chunk of data for a while now (possibly from the very start of using Kubuntu). For example, I am downloading a >8GB ...
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Ubuntu will not load on my older MAC

Hi very new to this so please bear with me. I am new to Mac's also. I have down loaded Ubuntu from the Ubuntu site and moved the icon from the download to the desk top, when I click on the icon it ...
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download file in focal fossa not executable

I upgraded ubuntu to focal fossa. But when i try to download application from internet such as zoom, the package i download was .deb , the application is not executable, but showing as below control....
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archive.ubuntu.com rate limiting?

Does archive.ubuntu.com:80 has rate limiting? I have a customer that's launching bigger Spark clusters and as part of each worker node provisioning script, they are pulling some packages out of ...
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