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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Downloading video using command line

I use right click on a button and select Download Linked File As to download a video file into my computer. I'd like to automatize it with scripts, so I opened the source code and copy the link ...
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How can i download a website that requires javascript prompt login

I want to download a website with httrack but the website requires a javascript login i have the login but i can't tell httrack how to that. Thank you
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Spotify not downloading songs for offline mode?

So, lately I decided I want to have some Spotify playlists in offline mode. It successfully downloaded one song, and now all the others just have that little 'syncing' icon. It has been days since I ...
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Any online downloading torrent website existed? [on hold]

I know Baidu providing the cloud disk service(baiduyun) which can do what they call "online download". Some other software(thunder) calls it "offline". Both works this way - you upload your torrent ...
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Apache 2.4.9 Server Download Interrupted

I have a small server using Apache 2.4.9. You can connect fine. But for some reason. Downloading big files seem to be an issue. Whenever you download a big file, It says Download Interrupted. ...
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AutoHotkey autoclick and save images with custom picturename every time

has someone an idea for a autohotkey script which clicks always on the same button and position go to coordinates over a picture make right click and press save as graphics give in a custom filename ...
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Start and Stop Steam Downloads Programmatically

I googled around and couldn't find anything to like this. Does anybody know how to programmatically start and stop steam downloads? I don't think their API will do it because it pretty much is ...
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Firefox cannot save files (most of the time), how to solve?

This is not a full duplicate of this question or this question, though the base question is the same. However, those questions have no answers. For over a half a year I have problems downloading ...
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How to download a file from URL in Linux

Usually one would download a file with a URL ending in the file extension. To download Ubuntu ISO, one would simple wget http://releases.ubuntu.com/14.04.3/ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso ...
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Does the port of my torrent client affect the speed of my downloads?

I have my utorrent setup to generate a random port at startup but I was wondering if the port affects the download speed of the torrent, if so, which port is the fastest?
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httrack getting tumblr photoposts but not photosets; why?

I'm trying to save tumblr image posts. For a post with one image, like this http://textsfromthepurikyua.tumblr.com/post/124075150094/textsfromthepurikyua-image-cure-heart httrack -n gets that image. ...
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Inconsistent Download Speeds

I am downloading a fairly large file (~2G). The download speed that chrome is showing is varying from 300-600kbps. What is confusing me is that the windows task manager is showing speeds varying from ...
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How could an ISP charge differently for “browsing” and “downloading”? [closed]

Well as browsing/visiting a website involves downloading pages, images etc to PC for viewing the same in web browser, then actually it is same as downloading. Now for example, if an Internet service ...
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How to use a download accelerator to download videos with Video DownloadHelper?

I use Video DownloadHelper to download videos from a server that fails often (so resume option is of great use) and works much faster with multi-stream download managers. In the past Video ...
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Identify which directory is being accessed by a program

I am running some code using a program to download few files.I see that my available free space in C-drive is decreasing rapidly, but I am not sure to which directory are the files being downloaded ...
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Download a single web page (including images from CSS)

I want to download a single web page including everything needed to view the web page locally (this includes images linked in the css). Example URL i want to download: http://www.example.com/page1 ...
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How can I stop photos I download from popping up in Preview?

I download product photos from other websites and this happens: I save the photo to the file I want the photo then appears on Preview in the foreground on my Mac the website I was downloading from ...
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Script to check Computer Model and Download BIOS File

I've just started working with WindowsScripting and would like some help figuring out how to write a Script that would check the model of a Computer and store the result in Variable in the Bat file. ...
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how to resume partial download on IE

I'm on Windows 8.1 and I'd like to restore partial downloads on Internet Explorer to recover them with wget. Unfortunally I deleted the list of downloads on IE and so I cannot find them in the ...
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Firefox: download all file types without prompt

I am trying to set the default behavior for downloading files in Firefox. Currently it opens a nasty dialog "open with or save", and i can tick a checkbox to perform selected action for this mimetype ...
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Deleting “.piece_part.bc!” Bitcomet Files After A Completed Download

I Use Torrents To Download Stuff , Recently (about a year and Half) I Use Bitcomet For This Purpose. As Some Of My Stuff Get Downloaded 100% , About half of them Have A File , which it's Name it The ...
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Visual Studio Community 2015 offline download size [closed]

I am using /layout switch for Visual Studio 2015 community edition setup. My download size is currently 12.8 GB. I want to know what is the actual size of offline download. Can anybody tell me the ...
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permanent cookies for downloading

I sometimes when download from premium websites their cookies expire in about 4 hours. Sometimes I need to pause the download and start again and due to cookie expiration I logout and I have to ...
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How to download skype video message from the cloud?

I need to forward a video message from a contact to another contact. Skype (v. 7.14.85.106) gives me this link which opens in a browser window. After examining the streams through Chrome's network ...
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Windows 10 store “resume download” is not working

It seems that Windows 10 Store can not properly handle resuming of paused downloads. I want to download a big app which is 4,7 GB. Due to slow internet it takes a lot of time to download, so it's ...
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How can I download an archive website from archive.org [closed]

I have a website that was hacked. I want to get back the content of my website. I found an old version of my website in archive.org. My website is huge, so it will take me long time to download it. ...
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windows 10 chrome download wont open file location if windows explorer already open

In windows 10 I have windows explorer open at any directory. In chrome I download a program.Once downloaded I click open file location on the download options at the bottom of chrome. Nothing happens. ...
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How to limit download speed of a task?

I started GTA 5, now the task "GTAVLauncher.exe" tries to download 1 GB update from the internet, but it takes the whole bandwith. Is there a way to limit the download speed of this task? I already ...
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How to download video streamed in chunks? [closed]

I have this series (which is freely distributed online) and I want to have a DVD recorded with the chapters. I'm trying to download the video but since it's in chunks, I'm having problems to get the ...
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How to download files directly on router/modem instead of PC

I have a modem/router (DSL-2750B) with a external hard drive plugged in the USB port. My idea is to download files directly to the external drive instead of my PC. The reason why I would like to do it ...
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Download 4.1GB file stops at 101MB

I am trying to download file which is a little bit bigger than 4GB. I tried on Firefox and Chrome and it stops everytime at 101MB. I tried to use an app dedicated for downloading files, but Free ...
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OwnCloud 8: how to show raw text file in brownser instead of the download button?

The answer to my question has already been answered here by @ceremcem. However, in the meanwhile (the question is from 2014), OwnCloud has evolved and the URL structure has changed. According to my ...
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Downloading a map/vectorised graphic from a website as pdf

I want to download the underlying data from a map field on a website. To be precise: http://fahrinfo.bvg.de/Fahrinfo/bin/query.bin/dn?&ujm=1 In firefox's "Inspect Element" mode I saw that the map ...
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Download manager - prevent termination

i am trying to download a large datafile from www.kaggle.com on my Windows 7 system. (12 GB file). I unfortunately am in a location with somewhwat spotty internet, and every 6-7 hours have to ...
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Uget not working on Google Drive

I am not able to download any file from the Google Drive website using the uGet download manager. Every file which is downloaded is corrupted. It is working on every other website. I am using Flashgot ...
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IE and Chrome are requesting that I allow ect.html.gz to be downloaded for some sites

IE and Chrome are requesting that I allow ect.html.gz to be downloaded for some sites. What is this file? Is it dangerous, or is this a malfunction of IE and Chrome? The problem does not occur with ...
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wget — retrieval of pdf files from online database

I am using wget to retrieve particular pdf files from http://www.aph.gov.au/ I only want to retrieve Hansard files (transcripts of Chamber proceedings). Two scenarios: There is a page where ...
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How can i download all js files from website with folders structrure

I have webapplication build in ExtJS javascript library. IN the firebug i can see all js files which the site uses with paths. I think some js files are dynamically pulled based on click. But when i ...
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How do I use proxy in uTorrent for downloading?

My Hostel Wi Fi has blocked uTorrent and other clients. So I can't download through them. Can I use proxy for unblocking it? If yes then how?
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Windows 10 Start menu Downloads shortcut is broken

With a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro, I enabled Downloads shortcut to appear on Start menu. However when I click on it nothing happens. Other shortcuts such as Documents, Music etc all work fine. Is ...
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Axel: How many connections -n switch support?

with -n switch we can specify maximum number of connections; What's the maximum number of connections that axel support?
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Automate the download of images posted on Twitter by hashtag to create slideshow

A conference organizer wants to be able to have a running slideshow of just the images posted on Twitter for his convention. I have been searching for a solution for a few hours now without success. ...
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Downloading a web site and merging the html files

I am taking an online course and I am allowed to download the course files to my hard drive by pressing a download button on the website. I get a directory of files on my hard drive that looks like ...
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How can bulk download images on a webpage AND save their respective urls?

I know they are quite a few tools to bulk download pictures from webpages, but I need to do something a bit different. I'm building a website that curates images found around the web. So instead of ...
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How to download streamed files with wget?

Sometimes I stumble in files I cannot download with wget. So maybe someone has a hint for me? For example I want to download via the following link: ...
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Can anything resume a download from a server (filetransfer.support.microsoft.com) that forces restarts? [duplicate]

Microsoft support are trying to send me a 1GB file. The problem is, their homespun file transfer service (filetransfer.support.microsoft.com) appears to be configured in a way which prevents downloads ...
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Is it possible to get values of inflation and fixed income rate investments through Yahoo! Finance?

I'm using Yahoo! Finance for one of my "money apps" and I'ld like to consult the monthly values of Brazil's CDI (a basic type of fix income investment) and that of Brazil's official inflation index, ...
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batch download files from website in repeating pattern

I want to download a bunch of files from a website. They are named in the following manner: xyz.com/yyyy/mm/yyyymmdd.jpge for example, xyz.com/2015/11/20151115.jpg can I automate this?
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Windows 7 frequent download interruption

I just upgraded to Windows 7 Pro from Home Premium, and now almost all downloads (Youtube videos, online games, ftp/http downloads) are interrupted after a random length of time. Sometimes the ...
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Cannot access large image (error 403) with Apache

I uploaded an image via FTP (~7 MB) to my shared hosting and I try to access it from a direct URL in the browser. However, I'm always getting error 403. All other files work just fine, so I figured it ...