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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 do I actually download the ubuntu desktop iso? [closed]

Selecting the "Download ubuntu desktop" navigates me to the previous page. No errors or anything. I simply can't start the ubuntu desktop download. Is there another location to download the ...
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How to make a bootable stick for Ubuntu 24.04

I'm not familiar the with the latest Ubuntu version. When my download was completed I got the zip file, so I extracted the files and then got the below screenshot. How to make a bootable stick with ...
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darkbowser.canonical.com downloads lot of datas in background [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 23.04 and while working I saw that a lot of data was being consumed by my machine in the background. I ran iftop on my terminal and saw that a lot of data was being consumed by ...
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Firefox unable to Download [duplicate]

Firefox stopped beeing able to download. any download button right klick on image → Safe Image as I viewed the firefox help page What to do if you can't download or save files nothing worked.
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Downloading sdk packages in Android studio

I installed Android studio in Ubuntu 22.04. while setting up, some of the SDK packages were not downloaded. Without the complete Android Studio Setup I cannot start learning to build an app. Since I'm ...
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Automatically delete podcasts after playing in Rhythm box

I'm not sure if this is a simple question to answer and I'm not seeing the solution but is there a way to automatically delete podcasts I've already listened too? Maybe the solution is a plugin that ...
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Ubuntu desktop download refused by Safari

“ubuntu-23.10.1-desktop-amd64.iso.download” probably not valid file- it is written on desktop upon attempt of instalation, I'm trying to make bootable USB (to install ubuntu on old MacBook) and this ...
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Steam downloads more and more shader caches at every restart

I have been using ubuntu steam for a while now. I have pretty big games installed, and so i have activated the shaders pre-caching. However, at every single start of steam, it will: -Dowload brand new ...
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Restricting Download Bandwidth on Linux Using 'tc' Filter for IP 0.0.0.0/0

I want to restrict download bandwidth using tc. I am using the following commands: root@ubuntu:/home/jakob# tc qdisc add dev ens33 handle ffff: ingress root@ubuntu:/home/jakob# tc filter add dev ...
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When searching for source what are the .dsc archives? It is enough with the tars for distribution?

When searching for source.what are the .dsc archives? It is enough with the tars for distribution? Dsc rchives need to be in the source too?
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linux tc command don't affect download speed

I want to set up upload and download restrictions using the 'tc' command on Linux. I am working on Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS. By applying the following commands, the upload bandwidth is limited to ~1 Mbit, ...
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Ubuntu LTS bootable disk drive issue

I am trying to create a bootable disk drive so that I can boot Ubuntu from the drive. I used Rufus to install the ISO to the drive. The external drive I am using is a crucial x8. I get to the point ...
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where to download Ubuntu 18.04? [closed]

I want to download Ubuntu 18.04-standard 18.04.1-1_amd64.tar.gz that can be install in proxmox. I cannot find where to download. Pls help.
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Files downloaded from Thunderbird will be stored in var/run/user

Whenever I want to download sent via Thunderbird, it automatically offers me a var/run/user/1000/doc track, though in preferences I checked that it should ask me where I want the file to be stored. ...
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Where do I download GNOME Boxes after Installation via Linux Terminal?

I'm trying to put WINDOWS in, aside, or next to, Linux OS. Despite how many ways there are, I downloaded GNOME Boxes through the Linux Terminal. It says do that, then "double-click" dL? Am I ...
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How do I set up variety to show me a up to date map of earth?

I just downloaded variety and I know NASA serves pics of Earth I just don't know how to make variety put up a map of Earth that gets updated.
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Where can I get Ubuntu 20.4 LTS download linkfor Macbook m1? [duplicate]

I want to download Ubuntu 20.4 LTS for my M1.
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Ubuntu OS download consistently stuck at 0b/s

The download will start off strong (2.0mb/s or so, probably a server limit) and then quickly drop to 0b/s or something slow like 32kb/s. Then eventually the download will say something like: "...
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I am new to Ubuntu. I have pre-installed standard Ubuntu 22.04 lts. l want to change to Ubuntu studio 22.04 lts. do I download & reinstall or upgrade

I have pre-installed Ubuntu 22.04 lts standard. Want to change to Ubuntu studio 22.04. Do I upgrade or download studio 22.04 and reinstall?
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What is apt downloading?

In the last few weeks I've been troubled by the following problem: everyday, apt automatically download something using maximum internet priority: it doesn't request any password. Given my slow ...
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Download via pip and npm not working

I am not able to download pip packages or npm packages via terminal. However my browser internet connection is working. I am not sure what is the issue.Please help me to fix it. I am using Ubuntu22.04 ...
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Wget always downloading index.html?

I am using the following command: wget -r -p --page-requisites robots=off -U mozilla https://opig.stats.ox.ac.uk/webapps/sabdab-sabpred/sabdab/archive/all/ to download a file called all_structures.zip,...
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How to get a valid set of data files for FlightGear so it can fully launch

I followed the instructions at StackExchange How to Install FlightGear and also at the FlightGear software developer site to install FlightGear: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/flightgear ...
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How can I change the monitor that downloads to desktop and 'save as' to desktop files are dropped

I generally save as or download to desktop for files that I am going to be working on. Since changing to Ubuntu 23.04, any document that I download or save to the desktop goes to the second monitor ...
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Cannot open blender 2.79 on blender in ubuntu 20.04

Hello so i have installed blender 2.79 from https://www.blender.org/download/releases/2-79/ and extract it and i tried to open the blender program from the extracted file and it wont open it doesent ...
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Booting keeps on going forever. Unable to load the os on my laptop

A few days back, I was trying to download a zip file which is of size ~6GB. I tried downloading it using google-chrome and after downloading for about 60%, it failed. Later I also tried to download it ...
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I can't download Firefox in Ubuntu arm server 22.04.2 Lts version [duplicate]

While downloading Firefox in Ubuntu 22.04 Lts version I got this message,"your system is unable to reach snap store " it also gave 3 options 1.retry 2.abort 3.skip
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Firefox unable to download or upload files

My firefox is not saving downloads. The download location is simply ~/Downloads and chrome for instance happily saves in there. Oddly, if I "download" a PDF from google drive, the firefox ...
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Having problem with all the browsers whilw using on ubuntu 22.04. (especially while attaching the files )

Recently I updated the system using sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade. Simultaneously all the browsers are not working properly. The main problem is while attaching the files or uploading a ...
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how do I fix youtube-dl: running it gives error message about incorrect syntax

I recently installed 22.04 completely from scratch. Just now I followed instructions to install youtube-dl, with wget (from github.com): sudo wget https://yt-dl.org/downloads/latest/youtube-dl -O /usr/...
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Unable to Download Latest Version of DBX

I'm running 22.04.2 LTS, and I have a message in the Software Update tool it says I have a firmware upgrade to install: "Secure Boot dbx Configuration Update" (Version 77 -> 217). ...
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Be directly in file name when saving an image

Version: Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS Hey there! Whenever I download an image using the Firefox Web Browser, I get presented with the following screen: When I donwload something, I usually want to change the ...
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Upload speed very slow in Ubuntu 18.04.6 while download speed is normal

I bought a new 1GB/s server from OneProvider and installed Ubuntu 18.04.6 on it. The upload speed from ssh or FTP is very good, but the download speed is about 100kb/s from ssh, FTP and I tried to ...
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Ubuntu latest version timer that does everything that i ask it to do in this Post description?

I'm looking for a timer that sounds every time that pass the time passes that I configure it to show me when it passes, after configuring it to show me. I want a timer that can count even seconds like ...
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transfer files from icloud and one drive to desktop running ubuntu

I cannot download file folders from iCloud drive and OneDrive to my computer. I can on Google Drive. Photos are fine and individual files but not file folders. Is there a way without individually ...
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Download of Ubuntu 22.04 returns 0 byte .iso file

I'm trying to create an Ubuntu 22.04 USB installation drive. But the downloaded .iso file shows a size of 0 Bytes. The steps I followed to download the .iso file are given below; I accessed the ...
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After downloading a file in firefox, the little "folder-button" to get to Download directly does not work in Ubuntu22.04

The file downloads, it is listed in the "Downloads-list" in Firefox (little arrow in the menu bar), but when clicking on the folder symbol next to the downloaded file, the Download folder ...
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How can I download installer for Second Life Firestorm Update 6.6.3.67470 with Ubuntu 22.10?

How can I download the installer for Firestorm Update 6.6.3.67470 from firestormviewer.org with Ubuntu 22.10? Konqueror 21.12.3 & Firefox 108.0.1 (64) cannot. No file downloads. Firestorm was ...
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Can an alert noise be made when a download is completed using Firefox in Ubuntu 20.04?

When I click to download something on Ubuntu 20.04 using the Firefox browser, an arrow shows up in the browser showing the time required to download and says if the download has completed successfully ...
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XDM could not download the file as server sent an invalid response

I am using XDM (Xtreme Download Manager, a file downloader) for many years, specially for YT since it catch and download YT videos directly (without using another website to give DL of YT videos). ...
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How do I add extra download directories to AppArmor for Firefox running under snap?

I recently updated to Ubuntu 22.04.1 and went to a site where I occasionally download things from. I typically save files from this site to an sshfs mount shared from another system on my home network,...
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How to tell Tor Browser where to save downloaded files

I managed to get Tor and Tor Browser installed in Ubuntu 20.04 and downloaded some files (so I thought), but the downloaded files were nowhere to be found when I searched for them in Files in my ...
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Shotwell imports some but not all my iPhone photos

Little old lady here who may be asking a dim question but please bear with me! I am on Ubuntu 22.04.1 and update whenever suggested I use Shotwell 0.30.14 – “Celle” for my photos My iPhone is an 8 ...
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Files tries to search everytime I try to rename file when downloading

Recently when I have been trying to download a file from Firefox (and to my knowledge, other web browsers as well), everytime I try to rename a file, it tries to search my files instead, and doing ...
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When will Ubuntu 22.10 be released?

when i go to https://ubuntu.com/download/desktop i don't see the option to download Ubuntu 22.10 Am i trying the wrong link?
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How to set download directory for Opera using Terminal in Ubuntu. Opera settings offer to select a directory navigating, but then changes it

How to set the download directory for Opera using Terminal in Ubuntu. Inside Opera, in settings, a directory can be selected navigating, but Opera changes it instantly for another path/directory. ...
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My question is about Ubuntu on windows

After the initial installation of Ubuntu for Windows from Microsoft the store I discovered that it wasn't downloaded to my PC but installed directly by Microsoft on my computer. Which means all the ...
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How to download all videos of 1 account on Instagram

In the past I used to use youtube-dl to download all videos of an instagram channel but today I use that channel again and it doesn't work. youtube-dl -i -f mp4 -o %(uploader_id)s-%(id)s.mp4 -a 1.txt ...
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downloading mongoDB with error "E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages."

I'm downloading mongoDB on Linux Ubuntu Version 22.04.1 LTS, facing download error I tried 3 solution from stack overflow discussion https://stackoverflow.com/questions/51417708/unable-to-install-...
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Where to get Ubuntu 18.04.7 LTS

I'm planning to build Ubuntu Server 18.04.5 LTS on ESXi. Where can I get the ISO file of Ubuntu 18.04.7 LTS? I found the following link regarding 22.04.1 LTS, though. https://jp.ubuntu.com/download ...
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