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Questions tagged [downloads]

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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Can a Windows drive be defined as destination for downloading a specific data from a remote server in Ubuntu Terminal?

I want to download data from a remote server using SSH key files. However, I've not dedicated enough space for the download which is a huge one. Since I am using Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 in dual-...
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I am unable to download any packet on ubuntu 17.10 [closed]

I am trying to install nmap on my Ubuntu but when I write code sudo apt-get install nmap, I am getting an error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Upgrading from version 15.10 to the next one [duplicate]

I want to upgrade my old version of Ubuntu 15.10 to a new one, I just tried to write in the shell sudo apt-get upgrade, sudo apt-get clean and my errors has been represented in the pictures. I ask ...
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which linux vers [duplicate]

My laptop is Toshiba satellite l350-15k. My processorIntel R Core i3, Ram is 4 Gb, OS is 64 bit, display card is AMD Radeon HD 7600M series. I'm just a beginner about Linux and I couldn't decide which ...
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Network error while download the Ubuntu Classic Server for RasPI3

I'm trying to download Ubuntu Classic Server for my RasPI3 from yesterday. The download begins and after a while it stops and shows a network error message. The internet connection is stable and I'...
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need help with download

is there a way to download ubuntu desktop from different regions? I am in US West and on average I get 100MB download speed. ubuntu is stuck downloading at ~40kbps and I don't want to wait 19 hours ...
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How to parse through a text file which has urls and indexing, and download images from it?

so I get that I can use wget -i text_file.txt to download images from urls in.txt but the file also has some weird indexing. I'm trying to download a dataset for machine learning and it has different ...
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Downloading a file using multiple connections from a single server

I am using aria2c to download a single file using multiple connections (two) from the same source. The command I am using aria2c -x2 <source url> as the default for maximum concurrent downloads ...
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Hard Drive .img of Ubuntu

Is there a feasible way to essentially just download a .img file of an already working Ubuntu distribution that I can write directly to my hard drive? Pretty much any default would work fine for me ...
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Can't save files on Ubuntu 18.04

Recently i have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my MacBook. Everything it's ok except for the fact that every time i want to download a file from Firefox (a wallpaper for example) or save a program (created ...
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skype not in software centre ubuntu 14.04

I looked at answers for downloading skype and they all seem to be a bit dated. can anyone tell me what exactly I should do to download the latest version of skype? I have an ubuntu 14.04, have ...
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Why does Ubuntu keep creating a 'Downloads' directory in my home directory? [duplicate]

I have setup my browsers so that files are automatically downloaded to a folder in my home directory called 'dls' - I just find it cleaner than 'Downloads' (and would like all my directories to start ...
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How to install Xtreme Download Manager (XDM) in ubuntu 18.04?

In order to install Xtreme Download manager, I've used the following commands based on what is said here. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install xdman ...
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Same HASH value, different files - empty strings

Edited question for posterity: The reason my resulting hash values were the same is that the I'm computing checksums of two .iso files which contain "empty strings." I attempted to verify two ...
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Downloading Ubuntu on an old Dell desktop

These are steps I've taken: I deleted windows OS from PC. Downloaded Ubuntu from other computer, then used ISO opener and installed on USB. Used winsetupusb to format to FAT. Plugged it into USB ...
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Applications downloaded from the Internet

Is there any way when installing an application from the internet to automatically add the repository on the software manager so it can auto update and also see what's installed on my system? Because ...
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How to fix a downloads directory in UBUNTU 18.04? [duplicate]

I lost the downloads directory by mistake. Updates did not replace it. I do not want to reinstall UBUNTU as a solution to fix this issue. I am using UBUNTU 18.04. I get a message asking me to use ...
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Where is utorrent default download directory?

I'm using Ubuntu and I was downloaded a file from torrent by using utorrent, now I don't know where is utorrent default download directory! and please tell me how can I change it?
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Download a website

I want to download this webpage located deep: example.com/a/b/c/d The problem that I am having is that wget --recursive --page-requisites example.com/a/b/c/d does not download the css or js files. It ...
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How can I end 18.04.1 download correctly?

I downloaded the 18.04.1 .iso of 1.8 GB four times and every time it failed right at the end with the same error: Aug 14 21:34:08 Charles-PC gnome-session[2018]: Nautilus-Share-Message: Called "net ...
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Where does apt store downloaded packages? [duplicate]

I know that apt-get ( as in sudo apt-get install vim) stores downloaded packages in /var/cache/apt/archives. However, when using apt (as in sudo apt install vim) instead, there are no packages stored ...
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18.04 download 'image not recognized' by high sierra [duplicate]

Goal: dual boot on 27" iMac (late 2013), but 18.04 download gets 'image not recognized' (many downloads, over the weeks). So far, no web-published solution has changed this response. (I ran 17.10 on a ...
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Problem opening monero-gui-v0.12.2.0. Please Help! [duplicate]

I’m having trouble opening monero-gui-v0.12.2.0 in Ubuntu 18.04. Can any one help? I've searched for the answer in several forums and no one has a solution that works. Please help. I really don't ...
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.csv Translation Error

I trade cryptocurrencies and when I download an exchange trade history for accounting reasons the .csv file has one line of Chinese characters instead of the trades made. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. ...
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Download Ubuntu for win 7 32 bit [duplicate]

Where can I download Ubuntu for 32 bit Windows 7? I searched the website but I could only find the download for 64 bit Windows. Also, I cannot use torrent in my country.
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wine needs Mono but does not install it

Just installed the latest wine on 16.04 (all updated+upgraded) and tried to run a windows installer "wine nn4me.exe" and it showed "...needs .NET, but it is better to use ... Mono ..." and an "...
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Unable to download files (18.04)

so I recently got Wifi on my Linux, so I went to go download some programs such as Discord and Steam. They both successfully download from my browser, however when I get to install them via Ubuntu ...
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External hard drive keeps powering down

Is it possible to prevent an external hard drive from powering down? I left the drive on over the night for a large download, but when I checked it in the morning, the download failed with the ...
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Download ubuntu14.04 It@school

How to download ubuntu 14.04 It@school iso . Could anybody Please send to me a link to download this
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Can't download or upload with Chrome

I'm new to Linux, and this might seem ridiculous to ask. Whenever I press to upload or download a file from Chrome, the Files window seems to appear outside reach, which precludes me from selecting ...
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How can I download an encrypted Mega link?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on my PC. I use megatools to download mega files but it doesn't work on encrypted links.
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Vpn double speed but same time

This is more a question about how the system works than a practical problem. When I try to download something I get the same flat speed, let's say 10MB, but when I use a VPN the gnome speed applet ...
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How am i supposed to download an older version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

Im confused looking for an older version of Ubuntu, i know that you can download it using bittorrents but is there any other way, just by desktop downloading. I just want desktop ubuntu 16.04 version. ...
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Need help with: “file type Gzip archive is not supported”

I’ve downloaded the Ltc core wallet on Ubuntu 16.04, 32bit. When I try opening the folder, a message tells me ‘file type Gzip archive is not supported’. So I downloaded Xarchiver and tried again, with ...
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Ubuntu not installing on XPS15

I downloaded the Ubuntu iso and did all the step for a bootable usb it reaches the ubuntu loading screen and then is stuck there The usb works since I used it to install ubuntu on another old laptop I ...
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Which iso file should I download for dual boot with Windows 8? [duplicate]

I want to dual boot Windows 8 with Ubuntu, but don't know which iso file should I use. My Windows 8 Specifications Are: OS - Windows 8.1 , 64 bit Brand - Lenevo Processor - Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4030U ...
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How do you add the snap store to Synaptic?

When I search in Synaptic for snaps that I know exist, they do not show up. How do you add the snap store to the repositories in Synatpic?
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where do I download ubuntu desktop for intel? [duplicate]

When I download ubuntu, it always gives me an image for amd... Like ubuntu-18.04-desktop-amd64.iso Where can I find an download for Intel? I try to install that through Oracle VirtualBox so maybe I ...
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What is the best way to download file form mega?

I just installed Ubuntu couple days ago, I like it but I have a problem that every time I need to download files from mega I need to switch to Windows, is there a good way to download mega? Megatools ...
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Cannot download (anything) in Ubuntu 17.04 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu recently , I tried to update it but it responses that it is Failed , I couldn't download anything from the software center, I can't even install any plug-ins or chrome or even vlc !!...
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Downloading Ubuntu [duplicate]

I just downloaded the file with the extension ".iso". I click on it and nothing happens. I opened up VirtualBox to try and use it and I get an error message about a kernel module. (Kernel driver not ...
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Can't Download Ubuntu for some reason

I have tried downloading Ubunto iso from the website. When I click to download it says it will take 2 days then stop every time. I have tried on different computers as well as restarted my modem / ...
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Downloaded file keeps respawning after I delete it, Ubuntu 16.04

first time on here. Novice user. Downloaded a folder with a bunch of videos in it. When I move or delete the folder, it keeps reappearing in my downloads file and the videos inside it gradually ...
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I'm currently on Ubuntu version 14.04. How can I update not to the newest version but to 16.04? [duplicate]

I know 17.10 is the latest. I'm on 14.04. I want to go to 16.04 not 17.10. All tutorials I see online tell how to update to newest version. Update 1: That answer is about servers. I'm talking about ...
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Downloading Ubuntu to SD card

Helle. I have small eMMC drive on ASUS vivobook l401na. How do download ubuntu to sd card to try it as my windows leaves hardly any space on drive?
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Disk-space loss after failed download

I'm using Ubuntu 17.10 on a Dell Vostro 3500. I tried to download a 7GB file using Mozilla Firefox... The download failed due to insufficient memory although I checked and was supposed to have 11GB ...
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How do I install ubuntu on a blank hard drive without using dvd or usb?

How do I install ubuntu on a blank hard drive without using dvd or usb? I have a computer with an extra blank drive thats been formatted. I want to download ubuntu onto the blank drive and install it ...
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Cant acces files on my HDD to upload , download : '/media': Permission denied with Chromium

I installed Ubuntu(dualboot) with no problems on my ssd , and my hdd (ntsf) is mounted with permission to write and read files on. I cant acces files on my HDD to upload , even download when the ...
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Why are downloaded files only editable when I run gedit as root?

First of all: I'm just starting with ubuntu other than "quick one time use in a virtual machine". Well I fully appreciate the fact that there's a big difference between running as root and running as ...