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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What do the following things mean? I need help!

For university we needed to install Ubuntu over OpenFoam and now have to do some tasks. But I do not understand anything! --> We need to solve the "lid-driven cavity flow" tutorial: ...
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Ubuntu Software & Updates download server configuration

When I go to have the Software & Updates configure "Download from: other" it keeps coming back to a server in the UK when I live in the United States. Why is this? Is my system ...
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Why ubuntu software updaes are significantly larger than windows and android?

i have recognized that updating a software in ubuntu needs much more data trasnsfer than windows and android. for example, today i update firefox 88 to firefox 88.0.1. in ubuntu, it downloaded about ...
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Disable save, copy , paste options from firefox

we are using a private site and firefox is our browser. We don't want anyone to copy paste or download the pdf files we have in our site, not even ourselves. We would like to disable this option . ...
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How do I download vlc media player? E: Unable to acquire the dpkg frontend lock [duplicate]

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend. It is held by process 3476 (aptd) N: Be aware that removing the lock file is not a solution and may break your system. E: Unable to acquire the dpkg ...
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Steam can't download games with IPV6 enabled on Ubuntu 20.04

On my computer, with Ubuntu 20.04, I need to disable IPV6 otherwise I can't download any game on Steam. Is there any way to fix this so I can download games on it with IPV6 enabled? Everything else ...
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Trying to download and verify .deb files

I am trying to download and verify all .deb files on http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/acct/ I do not want to use apt because I believe that would limit me to .deb files for my architecture ...
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Unable to install gromacs 2018 version from source in ubuntu 18.04LTS

everyone! I have tried to install gromacs in ubuntu 18.04 using windows subsystem linux from the source, but whenever I am trying to download using wget http://...command, it is showing operation not ...
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Installing openvpn problem on ubuntu

I executed: sudo apt-get install openvpn But I cannot find the installation config file in Downloads. I need to find it. How can I do it?
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Problem downloading image from camera to Shotwell

The error message is: The camera is locked by another application It occurs for both of my Canon cameras 7D and G12, so nothing to do with them. It occurs since my upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 If I cancel ...
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downloading all the AVI files in all the pages of a box.com publicly-available dataset

how should I change this command to download all AVI files in all the 18 pages of this box.com Website? $ wget -r --no-parent --reject "index.html*" https://kuleuven.app.box.com/s/...
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What is the use of “Download Package” option in Gdebi?

When I open an already installed .deb file in Gdebi, I see that it has a "Download Package" option. What is the use of that option ? Because if I have already downloaded and opened it, why ...
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my downloaded .gz files have a dot and don't work properly

I have downloaded, using curl, some .fastq files for genomic analysis, but they seem to be corrupted or something, they show a small dot after the extension (using Ubuntu terminal on Windows 10). Any ...
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Impossible to wget a link with php redirection

I tried all the tricks I could find to download this link from terminal using wget and curl : http://libgen.gs/ads.php?md5=5C757EA95B47CEAB5065B26EEB55896A None succeeded to get me the epub book that ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: python-xdg

I am trying to download lutris however I have definetly run into this error before and am unsure on how to deal with the error. I am pretty new to linux but I was running the command sudo apt install ...
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Download utility with dynamic bandwidth control

I am looking for a CLI download tool that can change the bandwidth limit during downloading. Most CLI download tools I know can set a bandwidth limit, but the limit can not be changed during ...
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Does wget remember which URL has already downloaded on each job?

Lets say I run wget to download a website or forum thread that contains several pages and start the download in the last page but as you know they always link to the first and last pages so wget will ...
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Where dowload Ubuntu 20.4.1 ISO not-live

I wanto to install UUb-20.4.1_x64 on vmware but when I to downloaded ISO release, always is live-server, when I to created the repo in /etc/apt/source.list (echo "deb file:/mnt/ $(lsb_release -cs)...
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Do I need to check the integrity of a Ubuntu install? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu, and I'm switching from Windows 10. I've heard that some people will check the integrity of the ISO image. Should I do this and if so, why?
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Trying to verify signature of Wasabi-1.1.12.3.deb package but it won´t find the file (THE FILE IS THERE)

Ey there, So, i have been trying for hours to install wasabi in Ubuntu without success. Having downloaded the files and following the guide i get to the point of not being able to verify the freaking ...
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wget specific files

Hey I am trying to download many zip files with wget, but am having some trouble. I have been adding the links to jdownloader, but will take too long to manually add each zip. The site requires login ...
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Can't Install Latest Code::Blocks on 20.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

I tried to install Code::Blocks by following this answer, but I cannot install the application:
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Cannot find files downloaded in /tmp/ folder [closed]

I download some file using chromium into the /tmp/ directory. Then, in a terminal, I look into /tmp/ and the file is NOT there. If I try to download it again, it is already listed in the /tmp/ ...
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How to obtain the latest .deb package of Vivalvi browser?

How to download the latest .deb of Vivaldi browser using wget generic command (with the help of wildcards)? Vivaldi can't be downloaded without entering the exact name and number of the latest build. ...
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Which version of MongoDB to install?

I need to install MongoDB on my Ubuntu 20.04 laptop (dual booted with windows 10), and I can't understand which version I should download from their website. Currently I have chosen 4.4.2 as the ...
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download all files of a certain type that are hyperlinked on a webpage

I have a static webpage with a bunch of hyperlinks to pdf documents. I want to be able to download all of these pdf documents directly into my directory without the file structure and without ...
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Selenium default download directory settings is not working in Ubuntu 20.4 - files are not saved

I have this simple test script, which was working before, but it is not now after upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.4 from selenium import webdriver import os, time WorkDir = "/tmp/test/&...
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Not able to install Apps via Ubuntu Software Center or Terminal

I was trying to install Dropbox. Didn't worked out thou: sudo apt-get install Dropbox E: Konnte keinen exklusiven Zugang zur Sperrdatei /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend erhalten. Diese wird vom Prozess ...
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Please help me with installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

I just downloaded Ubuntu Bionic Beaver desktop, but it does not run. All I get is a window with a bunch of files in it. Does anyone know how to actually install Ubuntu from the download? Please advise....
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downloaded File from Internet save to LAN fails but file copy from local drive to LAN works

Suddenly today when I download a file from a financial institution through a web browser and try to save it to a folder on my NAS, I cannot connect to the NAS directly. The NAS is no longer available ...
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Why does my Python script behave in this manner?

I have a Python script which downloads files from a website into a directory on my Linux machine. I noticed that at some point, the file count for that directory stops increasing, and if I run ...
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How to configure autorenaming suffix when file exist

If you download a file ( to you're downloads folder , e.g) , and there's an existing file with the same name, ubuntu renames the new file with a suffix like original_name (2).extension Is there any ...
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Corsair Raptor M40 Drivers on Linux Ubuntu

I recently installed ubuntu from a hard drive onto my computer so I can dual boot. Unfortunately I noticed that my mouse's clicks don't register because I had not installed drivers for Linux. I then ...
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I don't find the downloaded file location after downloading From MEGA

I have downloaded a 20gb zip file from MEGA. when I clicked download as zip It didn't ask me for any destination. Now MEGA shows that transfer is completed. But I didn't find that zip file on my local ...
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Multiple Ubuntu download locations

I am looking at the below download locations for Ubuntu. Can someone educate me on the reasons for having these many of them? http://releases.ubuntu.com/20.10 http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/...
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How do I download a large (70+) number of password(?) protected files from a website using ubuntu?

I'm a first-year uni student and I need to download a relatively large number of files, in the form of URLs, that I have the permission for. I just don't know how to do that using Ubuntu on Windows. I ...
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Download Ubuntu 20.04.1 failing

I'm trying to download Ubuntu 20.04.1 from the official Ubuntu site. On verifying the download with echo "b45165ed3cd437b9ffad02a2aad22a4ddc69162470e2622982889ce5826f6e3d *ubuntu-20.04.1-desktop-...
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Having trouble downloading Ubuntu 20.04 iso

Every time I try downloading Ubuntu, it starts to download, then keeps saying “Failed - Network error”. Works fine with some of the other official Ubuntu flavors but the default Ubuntu download from ...
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Not booting properly 20.04 Ubuntu stuck in loading screen Read more

I have seen a lot of question like this one on here but what I have not gotten is the replies from the people who have asked about whether the answer has worked or not basically tried to boot ubuntu ...
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how to download ubuntu from the official site through BitTorrent download

i want to download ubuntu. is it possible to download ubuntu from the official website through BitTorrent download. i only see direct download. my connection is not stable so i cant download direct
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How can I get a good signature but provided hashes don't match?

I'm completely new gpg even though I used to verify downloads according their checksums when provided, but now with gpg I bumped into this when trying to verify a download and I have some doubts, if ...
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How can I download a folder that contains spaces in its name? [duplicate]

I use this command to download a folder from another server: scp -r username@server:~/folder1/folder2/”Folder with spaces” It doesn't work, however for a folder without spaces it works. Edit: The ...
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How to specify format with snap run youtube-dl? [duplicate]

I tried snap run youtube-dl -F https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0TwYwqiQ9E Got [youtube] g0TwYwqiQ9E: Downloading webpage [info] Available formats for g0TwYwqiQ9E: format code extension resolution ...
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Why does youtube-dl sometimes fail with “ERROR: No video formats found”?

Youtube-dl sometimes works, sometimes doesn't work: youtube-dl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62uM1trEf6M [youtube] 62uM1trEf6M: Downloading webpage ERROR: No video formats found; please report this ...
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I don't know the authentication password to download stuff [duplicate]

I got this computer from some one online and I don't know any of the passwords I manly need to just reset the authentication password is there a way to reset it without the authentication password
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How could I download this the following link content in order to pursue install wine-mono?

How could I download this the following link content in order to pursue install wine-mono? https://dl.winehq.org/wine/wine-mono/
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How to receive bluetooth in Desktop folder instead of Download folder?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. The files received over Bluetooth in Ubuntu are automatically saved in Downloads folder. I wish to receive these files in Desktop folder? Where and how to change these ...
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Why can't I open the 'Downloads' directory?

For some reason, the Downloads folder is inaccessible to me. It does not display in the terminal when I use the command ls -al, and when I used the GUI files manager to open it, it displayed an error ...
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Download page not found

I tried to download the ubuntu desktop version.But it is not downloading and showing an error message that 'The requested URL /20.04.1/ubuntu-20.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso was not found on this server'. ...
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I am unable to connect my Bluetooth headset to the laptop that has Ubuntu version 20.04

I used the following commands to uninstall blueman and install it once again sudo apt remove blueman sudo apt autoremove //removed sudo apt install blue and -y && blueman-manager //my python ...

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