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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Bulk downloading PDF files in iPad [migrated]

I'd like to know whether there is an app or a service which allows bulk downloading of PDF files from a site page. More generally, is there an app that allows bulk downloading to iPad given a string ...
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Curl slow download from other server

I'm trying to download large files to my personal VPS server from public video sharing site . curl -o bigfile.mp4 -A "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:29.0) Gecko/20120101 Firefox/29.0" "URL" ...
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AWS S3 cp does not download 40 GB file

I just uploaded a 40GB backup file from my linux EC2 machine to an S3 bucket. However when I want to download it the aws command ends with no message and nothing was copied. Here is my command: ...
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“Windows can't open this file” when downloading torrent with Chrome

Previously when I was clicking on a "get this torrent" button in Chrome, it would just download the .torrent file. That is the expected behaviour. Someday, probably surfing too late and too tired, I ...
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How come when you login to download a file, the file will keep downloading upon logout?

Say I download a file from a site where login is required to reach the location of the files or have privileged access to do so ... how come when you logout during mid-download or such, the download ...
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WGET downloading extremely slow

I am using the following command wget -r -np -k -p http://www.site.com/dir/ To download a small archive of files(there is a couple hundred files so I don't want to click download on each one and ...
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How do I change Firefox to highlight “save as” or “open with” by default on the download dialog?

No, I am not asking how to set a default application or action. Now that I have that out of the way, I want to know how to determine the default selected radio button for the download dialog: I ...
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Speed up proxy connection download speed

In my country http://youtube.com is banned and I cannot download from it so I used proxy(with Freegate),but now the download speed comes down(instead of 60KB/sec it's now about 20KB/s). why this ...
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How to play a Vimeo video in VLC media player?

You are able to play Youtube videos in VLC media player by going to Media > Open Network Stream and pasting in the Youtube video URL in the "Please enter a network URL:" box and pressing Play. For ...
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How to automatically save a list of files with different names?

I have a text file of URLs, each in the form of: http://domain.com/a/b/c/d.jpg I want to download all of these, but save each file under the name: c_d.jpg In other words, for each file, I want to ...
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Download all contents(Pdfs) of a website preserving directory structure [duplicate]

I need to download the complete contents of a certain website(http). The contents are a whole lot of (around 700GB) of PDFs that are located in a well classified directory structure. Bad thing is-the ...
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How to get URL of a file in an HTTP GET request?

There's a web server that I access regularly by making an HTTP GET request like so: http://www.example.com/index.php?file=12&hd=0 It returns an OK response with a content type of video/x-flv and ...
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Why most of RAR files I download are corrupted?

I usually download using IDM and all of my downloads are direct links. I had an old computer before and I used to download from certain sites without no problem. Other users don't have any problems ...
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Chromium Source Download Very Large — 15 GB so far and downloading

I'm currently trying to download Chromium via these instructions. I followed the initial checkout instructions then typed fetch --nohooks chromium --nosvn=True into Terminal in the folder I wanted ...
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Download speed and ping suffers during PC to PC file copy

Why does the ping and internet download speed suffer on PC#1 when files copied from PC#1 to PC#2? During file copy, my ping goes from 20ms to 600ms+, Download speed goes from 1.8MB/S to 250 KB/S give ...
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KB/s: distinguish KByte/s and KBit/s [duplicate]

When I see a transferspeed given as KB/s i always wonder which of the following the "author" means: Kibibyte/s (=1024*8=8192 bit/s) Kibibit/s (=1024 bit/s) (does this even exist?) Kilobyte/s ...
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How can I use Wget / Curl / Plowshare to download from 1fichier.com as a premium member?

How can I download files from 1fichier.com (I am a premium member) with the help of Wget / Curl / Plowshare (Plowdown) or other CLI / command line tool / script?
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CPanel - Is it possible to download a file with direct link to our own FTP folder?

I was wondering if there is a way to download a file with direct link to my own FTP Folder (using CPanel) without downloading it to my computer first. There are some methods to automate this process ...
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Does an MD5 match between a torrent file and an original file from a provider mean the torrent file is safe?

I wanted to download a certain distro of Linux. However it is only using bittorent for download. I'm not to keen on bittorent. If I do use it, however, if the MD5 I download matches the MD5 of the ...
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Trace web redirection in bash script

I want to make a script to download the image at best resolution (not the preview image) from a deviantART link, as if I clicked the "Download" button. However, it seems that deviantART redirect the ...
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Offline Downloading Windows Tools / SDK

Our strict proxy rules are not allowing downloads from microsoft, where a download Manager is provided. As an example i wanted to download the Windows SDK, it will download a 1MB File which then ...
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How flv downloader browser extentions work?

I am wondering how these kind of applications produce an obfuscated url to make you able to download the video in mp4 ? And these produced urls can be directly streamed.
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OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 2 does not show up in Mac App Store

I installed OS X 10.10 Yosemite build 14A238x on Thunderbolt SSD / MacBook Air. A few days ago, Developer Preview 2 was released by Apple with the build number 14A261i and it should be updated via the ...
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Change the link of a download in Downthemall

Suppose I am downloading a file with DownThemAll!, but the link becomes broken. Suppose that I know of a link to another location where the same file is hosted. Is there a way that I can tell ...
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Resume Download support for MSDN subscription

I have subscribed for MSDN Ultimate subscription recently. The problem is when I try to download any large software from there (Such as VS 2013 Ultimate), it takes a lot of time and it doesn't support ...
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Download speed from AmazonAWS

I've noticed that download speed to my laptop (via Fibre broadband) is very slow (3-400kbps) from AmazonAWS when downloading the Hortonworks HDP environment (VMWare OVA file, 2.5gb in size). When ...
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WGET/cron downloading webcamera file

our new town doctor put a web camera to his waiting room for people to see how much crowded it is. As my mom and grandparents go to this doctor, I wanted to download the files periodically and if they ...
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file downloaded via firefox and curl have different size

When I download a file from this link by Firefox its size is 74580 B, But when I download it by curl with exactly all of header was sent by Firefox its size is 79891 B (I copied all header from ...
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Retry failed downloads - Google Music Manager

After my old computer died I wanted to download my music collection from Google Music - which is very easy with Googles Music Manager. After a few hours it had downloaded my library, but also showed ...
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What is the curl equivalent to wget -x?

I want to use curl to save multiple files with the same local paths as would be produced by wget -x (ie, cleaned up versions of the full urls). But I can't find the right option in the curl docs. Is ...
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Browser downloads are extremely slow

I'm trying to download ProTeXt-3.1.3-060313.exe. When I use my browsers to download it, it downloads about 20KB/s. Than I found torrent file of the same program. I'm downloading it with 1.7MB/s now. ...
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How can I make a specific image stop loading in Firefox?

I don't want to prevent all images from loading or stop loading everything, I just want to stop loading an individual image after I've seen that it's probably not something I care about so I can use ...
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Does aria2 support write small files in batch?

I'm using aria2 to download 8 million jpg from flickr. Each image is about 100KB. I got a list of urls of these images in a txt file, the format is: ...
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Dot in file sizes replaced by the word “dot”

Just had a PC in where all the periods in file sizes have been replaced by either "dot" or d. Such as a 100gb drive with 20.8gb remaining would be something like: 20dot8GB Remaining. This also ...
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Cannot download files on Windows 8.1

I can not download files in Windows 8.1. First, downlaod speed decreases to 10-20KB/s. Than it drops to zero. I think it is about security settings. But I could not detect which setting cause this. ...
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Can a virus or malware be bundled with a non executable download? [duplicate]

Can a virus or malware be bundled with a non executable download? For example, when choosing 'save link as' on an .mp3 or a .pdf file, is it possible for the download to include more than just the ...
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How can I download an embedded .swf file that involves the video.limelight.com site?

I would like to extract the audio streams from www.springforesthealingfestevent.com - I can't figure out how to go about doing this. I usually can grab just about anything through Chrome using IDM - ...
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How to find the original address of a file from dynamic URL?

In some cases, when you want to download a file from a website, you can't see the original address of the file. for example look this URL: How can I find the direct URL of the file? Is there any ...
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How to fix windows update errors 80244018?

I am unable to install updates. I can download them without problems, But it always fails while installing them. Very few packages get randomly installed successfully. I thought it was my machine , ...
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using smbget to download multiple files

I need to download multiple files from a video server. The files are available in following ways \\fileserver\directory\file1.txt \\fileserver\directory\file2.txt \\fileserver\directory\file3.txt ...
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Flashget download stopped near ending

I am downloading stellarium using Flashget. I have downloaded 75.61 Mb out of 75.71 Mb but now flashget is stuck and I can't do anything. I have tried to pause and resume the download many times, but ...
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Downloading entire web pages within domain [duplicate]

My computer in on LAN. I'm connected to the local domain at MyDomain. Within that domain exists something like WIKI for a training (http://training-wiki/). I would like to download entire WIKI into my ...
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How to download these lecture videos?

I want to download these lecture videos by Miles Reid. I have tried using DownThemAll! firefox extension, but it only saves a .asx file. When I tried to open the .asx file using gedit to get the link, ...
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Incremental library download on Google Music Manager

I am trying to download my library to my mac but everytime I click on "Download my library" it runs through and always errors on a few songs (never the same ones). When I click on "Download my ...
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How to always open downloaded files in Outlook 2013

When I download a file it's from an attachment in Outlook I always want to open it right away. But Outlook does not provide a link to the recently downloaded file. Like chrome does with the link at ...
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Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.9: Yum Updates Not Working: TypeError 'NoneType'

We have a RHEL 5.9 which is refusing to apply updates. For example, if I do a command like: yum update then I get an error like in this thread: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=824663 [I ...
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Is there a way to associate to a file the website URL where it was downloaded from?

I'm using Ubuntu and trying to find a way to associate the URL of the website where a file was downloaded to that file. According to what I've researched so far the URL can be stored using extended ...
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Office network bottleneck

At work our IP is the devil Comcast. When I do a speedtest I get a jump of upwards of 20Mbs and then it slowly goes down to average out at around 10Mbs. The upload speed stays at stead 2-3Mbs. My ping ...
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How do I monitor what my server is downloading? Is there a log of past activity?

At work I run a server that connects to the internet using a GSM modem with a monthly download limit of 30Gb. For the past three months we've been going over that limit. The ISP gives us a log of ...
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Chrome: how to open with system viewer by default?

Google Chrome used to open PDFs downloaded to the hard drive using the system's default PDF viewer by default. Recent versions of Chrome use Chrome's (inferior) built-in PDF viewer by default even ...