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Downloading is the process of receiving digital data from another computer, either over a local-area-network or a wide-area-network (i.e. the internet).

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Save uncorrupted information from corrupted files

My university network is terrible (around 1 Mb/s down) and has too much activity, so large files usually get corrupted when I try to download them. I've tried to download the same 2.8 GB file several ...
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Amazon S3 incremental download

I have a system where I need to sync a large amount of files from a server to multiple clients (read-only). Currently I have just a web server serving the files on EC2 and the client redownload ...
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Is there a driver downloader for Windows [on hold]

Every now and then someone asks me to format his computer and install some windows version. As you all know no drivers are installed by default other than the very basic. I download the wifi driver ...
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Why do downloads give bad files? [closed]

Why, when downloading, do network errors cause the download to finish and create an incomplete file? Shouldn't the program downloading be able to recognize that the file is of X big, and it has ...
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download a big file and avoid data corruption [closed]

Today I was downloading a 1GB file using IDM software and since the network was unstable, for many times after downloading much MBs of the file it was saying that because of data corruption it will ...
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I am supposed to get download speed of 150KB/s but I am getting 10MB/s for some sites. How come?

I have a 1 mbps connection which means I should get around 130-150KB/s download speed. Which I do. But in case of youtube I download videos at 1Mb/s or more. In case of torrent, I often get 5-10MB/s ...
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Is it possible to download entire YouTube playlist using IDM?

I download youtube video using IDM. All I have to do is use Mozilla, install a some idm download plug in and there you go. You can see IDM "DOWNLOAD" label towards the top right corner, or you can ...
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Does wget download files more than once?

Suppose there is a website where Page A links to Page B and pages A and B both link to page C. Somthing like A -> B -> C | v C If I run recursive wget on A to begin downloading the pages ...
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Why is my download speed so slow when it should be much higher? [closed]

Okay so I usually use Speedtest.net to see my down and up speeds and it's telling me that I'm getting 15.7Mbps which is great for what I need it for. But when it comes down to it instead of my ...
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How to download bulk files from url with login protection(cookie)?

I need to download files in bulk each 0-2.5 MB from an Url to my server(Linux CentOS/can be any other too). The url is(only one parameter is changing): ...
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How to figure out a download or upload is in process on a linux system

I've written some anomaly detection program that recognize abnormal traffic on system, but it sometimes detect normal download or upload traffic as abnormal. Is there any way to check if a download or ...
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How much data traffic does watching YouTube take?

How much usage does watching a video on YouTube take? Does it depend on the length of the video? The quality? I'm trying to figure this out because I use a lot of online tutorials at work, and I ...
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Does streaming use the same amount of bandwidth as downloading?

Assuming the content is of the same quality (ceteris paribus), does streaming media (i.e. video, audio) use the same amount of bandwidth as downloading it? Say I was to download an HD movie from ...
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Bitsadmin Download Error

I saw a feed referring to downloading via bitsadmin (v.7.5.7601.17514) on Windows 7. I have trouble implementing this myself and continue to get errors when running the code when running from a batch ...
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Firefox: Disable External CSS Files from Loading

I know that I can disable the downloading of external JS files on the Firefox browser (using either about:config or certain add-ons (e.g. QuickJava)). Is there some way to block the downloading of ...
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How can i download Harvard videos?

When I track videos from Harvard,I noticed that it has rtmp protocol at the first of the video link. I have tried many programs to download Harvard videos but none worked then I noticed a program ...
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How to download lynda.com videos for offline use [duplicate]

I have access to the full library of lynda.com in the university. I would like to know how I could download the videos so that I can watch them at home. As a tip: If I send the link of the video with ...
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Vuze downloading something else?

While downloading a video and few other files along with it I found following condition Why it is showing nothing in front of 1.4 GB while total downloaded data is 2.16 MB and also speed in front of ...
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Wget downloaded more data than the actual file

I have downloaded lubuntu image using wget with mentioned file size 694MB , but the downloaded file is of size 789MB. when i do wget -c it gives that the file is already downloaded. But the file size ...
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Tracking files downloaded to USB post-event

I run a small company and a senior employee recently left. As I was about to reformat his computer I discovered that just prior to leaving the firm the employee accessed some very confidential and ...
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Determine type of archive file in Linux

I have an archive file with .tar.gz as extension grabbed from http://www.oracle.com (it is the Java Runtime Environment). I tried to decompress it using tar -xvf and tar -zxvf and it says gzip: stdin: ...
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Mass grabing part of HTML source code using shell scripts

From this page, a radio show http://www.ellinofreneianet.gr/sounds.php?s=0&p=10&o=l I want to download all the recorded shows. They are all this type of pages ...
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Using Wget to download website from Internet Archive

I am trying to download a website from the Internet Archive using Wget. The command I am trying is: wget -e robots=off --mirror --domains=staticweb.archive.org,web.archive.org -k ...
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Downloading Mountain Lion [closed]

I bought Mountain Lion from Applestore last month and was under the impression that I would get a DVD in the mail. Well I read the email received from apple yesterday and I huess I was confused. My ...
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Reported 'Receive' vs Download

My computer is reporting that I am receiving (va wifi in case that matters at 30 Mbps; the active download is downloading at around 3.4 MB/S. (Perhaps this is a difference in the MB/S vs Mbps so I'm ...
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uTorrent limit upload speed

I almost cannot browse a thing when I'm downloading anything off uTorrent and I think it's because of the constant high upload speed because it uploads at the maximum capacity of my network. Is there ...
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Firefox 32: Download fails; cannot read from source

I'm running Firefox 32, and am currently unable to download files. This is the error message I get, for every single download: C:\Users\Michael\AppData\Local\Temp\Ch+rOsoW.pdf.part could not be ...
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Modifying names of files BEFORE wget downloads them (not renaming local versions)

I have a website filesystem wherein each file has two copies, a summary copy and a large copy, with different names. For example, a large copy file might be pages/info/GK2grkG23r_lg.html while in the ...
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How would I download this website so that it works offline?

I want to be able to use this tool offline: http://wigflip.com/ds/ How can I download it so it remains functional?
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Word Help doesn't display help file but wants to download XML file

Word 2010, Windows Server 2008 R2 When I try to open help in Word (or press F1), instead of displaying the XML help file, I see a window asking me whether I want to save the file with a note that ...
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How to automatically download many images

I need to download all pictures from this site: http://bobrowo.org.pl/galeriav.php I tried to do something with HTTrack but didn't work very well. It would be awesome to save dates and descriptions ...
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How to download single large size zip file into chunks from internet

The network on which i'm connected having restriction that I can't download single file which has size larger than 100 MB and I want to download a large single zip file (around 1.1 GB) from internet. ...
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Wireless speed decreases

My router is Wireless-N Router IEEE 802.11N and Wifi card is Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 (dell notebook). I was wondering why does the download speed decrease. It stats at around 8 MB/sec ...
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Trouble downloading Office 365

I am trying to download Office 365 and I get an error message that Office "Couldn't install" and asking if my internet connection is working or if I have enough free space. My internet is working and ...
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Wget - Problems recursively downloading with authentication

So I'm trying to download the entire domain of a private wiki page. I've saved the cookies in a cookies.txt file and using it with wget for authentication like so: wget --load-cookies=cookies.txt ...
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Logging full network connection like in browser

Can I set my browser or download a special application to log/download everything that is going through network while browsing a site? When I open a website in Firefox, it downloads the files to ...
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Is softicle.com legit?

I was recently trying to re-install a Windows 8 machine, when I discovered that no installation media was provided with my machine. I then discovered this website, softicle.com. Here you can download ...
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Downloading an authenticated large file with command line tools

I need to download a file sized around 1.6GB. I's like to get it download via a command line tool like axel, wget or curl However, how can I download a file which needs to be logged in to the site ...
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How to batch download wikipedia pages as pdf?

I have a list of wikipedia pages that I'd like to keep updated in pdf format. What would be the easiest way to do this? The ideal workflow for me would be something that I can put into a shell or ...
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Automatically download images

I am looking for a way to automatically download a gif image from a web-page. The problem is that I want to generate a list of URLs and then save a single gif image from each of them which is a map in ...
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Browser and package manager download speeds low

I recently started dual booting Linux Mint 17 alongside Windows 7. I have a 2 Mbps internet plan, and get around 270 kbps when torrenting. However, if I try downloading something from the Mint ...
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How to download PDFs from a sub page in search results

I'm trying to download all the intervention reports from the WWC (research project), but each PDF is behind its own web page so I have to click and open each result to get the PDF URL and save. See: ...
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Was my mozilla download corrupted after a system wake up?

I have a windows 7 OS with a mozilla firefox browser. I had a large ISO file being downloaded on it while I carelessly put the system in standby without pausing the download. Although the download ...
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in bash, how to load and execute an external bash script from a server, like github?

I'm thinking maybe I could have my ~/.bashrc (or other such customization bash file) live on my github and load it from whatever remote shell I log into with a command. Is that possible, and if so ...
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Zip files that are downloaded get corrupted many times randomly

I regularly download my torrent directly, instead of using a client, via filestream. Lately I've noticed that my downloads get corrupted many a times, especially zip files. Yesterday I downloaded a 8 ...
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Download a PDF format page on website [closed]

How to download https://app.box.com/s/0gdduvhh72ckj61maiq4 , a web page that displays a pdf document? The website won't let me download the page.
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Download youtube channel? [closed]

There are many learning youtube channels are available. So, to learn the useful videos I want to download few of whole Youtube channels ! So, what are the ways to download such channel ?! Please give ...
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My internet speed is 100 Mbps but my download speed is only 250 kbps Why?

I live in Denmark in the city of Fredensborg, my internet is living its own life, sometimes it has a download speed of 250 Kbps and sometimes it's 750 Kbps, it doesn't matter if I turn all my pcs and ...
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How to skip re-downloading of files in pear install?

When I inkove e.g. pear install -a -B horde/groupware following the installation script of hoardhttp://www.horde.org/apps/groupware/docs/INSTALL multiple time files are downloaded every time. How to ...
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Pywin 32 installation problems

I am having trouble downloading pywin32. I have a 64 bit computer, and when I go into command prompt and type in python.... it says I have Python 2.7.3 installed. Using this information, I tried to ...