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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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Failed Ubuntu package download

I have a problem downloading packages with ubuntu server 18.04. I have had it working before. However, I have reinstalled the operating system and can no longer remember how I fixed it last time. I ...
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Error -“ parsing filters is unsupported” while trying to unpack .rar file

I see that this exact same issue has been raised before Parsing filters unsupported but I followed what was suggested sudo apt-get install unrar and sudo apt-get install file-roller but still got ...
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32 bit-processor download [duplicate]

What download if any should I use on an old Dell dimension B110? I believe it is a 32 bit machine. The old XP software is corrupted and I would like to try a desktop version of Ubuntu or something ...
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I downloaded a file with uTorrent and now I can't find it

I installed uTorrent using the Ubuntu Software Center. I downloaded a huge file using uTorrent and now I can't find it. It says the file is in a path that doesn't exist in my computer, and I don't ...
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How can I get the path of the file being downloaded by aria2?

I want to write a bash function to both start downloading a file and open it in a video player; I don't know how to get the path of the file being downloaded though: function dl-and-stream() { ...
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Add multiple trackers at once with Transmission Remote

I recently bought a QNap I use as download station, so I switched from downloading files with uTorrent on my PC to downloading them with Transmission on the QNap. I use Transmission Remote to ...
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How to install an old version of google chrome

I have the latest version of google chrome. I need to test an issue in an older version. How to install the old version? and this also requires disabling the auto-updates.
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How to download a website which includes an applet?

I was trying to download the following website which includes an applet in different versions (WebGL, Javascript and Java): http://www.falstad.com/ripple/ I used the the command wget --mirror --...
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Latest 18.04.1 not working on virtualbox

I downloaded the LTS version of ubuntu off the webpage and upon install to Virtualbox the error message says my pc is not 64bit. my pc is only i686? I use a hp pavilion x360 with windows 10. I thought ...
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if I download to a mounted ram disk will it be the same as moving the from hard drive to ram but faster

what I'm asking is: are mounted ram disks (the ones made with commands like this mount -t [TYPE] -o size=[SIZE] [FSTYPE] [MOUNTPOINT]) just a file that works faster so if I download into the file it ...
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Can't open torrent magnet links

So far I could download torrents easily with qBittorent but now when I click on a magnet link, a new window opens saying "the link needs to be opened with an application. Send to:" qBitorrent is ...
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wget behind download button? [duplicate]

hi guys i try to download a file directly with wget https://volafile.org/get/BlgNJk3Y_C59V/y2mate.com%20-%20dario_cassini_le_fidanzate_alternative_v2tW3oFkIOk_360p.mp4 but i notice if i try to ...
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About downloads using wget

I was downloading a file using wget, about 700MBs were downloaded but some MBs were still left, and the terminal was still downloading the file, but eventually, my system turned off. What will happen ...
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“Save Image As” fails for certain Google search image previews, using Firefox

In a Google image search, I am unable to save certain images via the preview, while others I can save from the preview. For the ones that don't save, when I right-click the preview and select Save ...
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Extra “Downloads” directory appears randomly

I changed my Nautilus "special directory" names to be lowercase using the advice in this response (i.e. my $HOME/.config/user-dirs.dirs file is correct). This seemed to have worked great, and ...
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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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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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I am not able to install GCC in my Ubuntu(18.04)…I already tried the command - sudo apt install gcc

This is showing after typing the command to install GCC:
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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?