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I was downloading Ubuntu CD image (~690 MB) using chrome's default download manager. After about 300 MB my internet connection got temporarily disconnected. Now is there any way I can resume the download from here.

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If you are still in the same browser session, you can open the download manager and resume it normally. If you have closed Chrome and opened a new session, you cannot resume. For larger downloads I'd recommend using wget or using the torrent links provided on the Ubuntu website. That way it is much easier to continue if you are disconnected along the way.

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I was in the same session, but still there is no resume option.. I guess I have to to download again :-(.. how on earth a modern browser like chrome doesn't support resume is beyond me. – user10056 Nov 8 '09 at 18:40
Which mirror were you downloading from out of curiosity, I'll give it a go in Firefox. – John T Nov 8 '09 at 18:47
you mean I can try to resume it in FF? – user10056 Nov 8 '09 at 18:51
Firefox and Chrome operate differently in resuming downloads. You cannot resume a Chrome download in Firefox, but Firefox may handle it differently upon disconnection. – John T Nov 8 '09 at 19:00

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