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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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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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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 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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How to download Youtube videos 1080p? [closed]

It seems like nowadays even when the video is available in 1080p, apps like jdownloader or firefox extensions do not show the 1080p version. Is there any software or chrome/firefox extension that ...
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How to download multiple files at once?

I'm trying to download multiple files from different URL's. These files are in zip format. So for example : http://site/filedir1 returns a List of zip files that can be downloaded at that URL. There ...
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79 views

Power Failures and Torrent Download

I am downloading a large torrent. I had 2 power failures during the download. Will this affect the file integrity? The torrent client did not seem to run a check once I booted up after power was ...
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1answer
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Download all images at distance 2 using Mac OS X

I need to download all the images from a website on my computer. The images are not listed all in one page. Instead I have an index page that links a set of pages (page1.html, page2.html, ...) each ...
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Save Multiple Pdfs links at once [duplicate]

Supppose there are links to pdf files on a web page as follows: exam1.pdf from 2004 exam2.pdf from 2005 exam3.pdf from 2006 exam4.pdf from 2007 exam5.pdf from 2008 The exam*.pdfs are link ...
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339 views

downloading with pause and resume

I have my own server running lighttpd. When viewing the headers with "curl -I ..." on my laptop through my standard / regular internet connection, I get this: HTTP/1.1 200 OK Content-Type: ...
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Download with iGetter stops and hangs after a 97% complete

I'm using iGetter 2.8.7 to download Netbeans 6.8, the size of which is 145.02 MBs. I've tried it multiple times and every time it stops when it has downloaded 97% of that file. The speed gradually ...
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774 views

Error Downloading a File

I am attempting to download a file with Firefox and I see this error: C:\Users\Lynda\Desktop\Sample.psd.zip.part could not be saved, because the source file could not be read. Try again ...
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Why don't they allow users to download stand alone package?

Usually I use yahoo messenger to chat when I have some free time to meet the people around the world and to come to know different cultures. But for the latest version of yahoo messenger I need to ...
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661 views

How to automate downloading files?

I got a book which had a pass to access digital versions of hi-res scans of much of the artwork in the book. Amazing! Unfortunately the presentation of all the these are 177 pages of 8 images each ...
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3answers
382 views

List of downloadable files on a website

Is there a way to list all the downloadable files on a specific website (even at a specific level say)? My typical issue is: An author puts a preprint toto.pdf on his website, then the paper gets ...
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473 views

Who is throttling my download speed?

Some times when I start a file download (direct not p2p) I get download speeds way more than what was promised to me, but then it gradually decreases to a more (un)acceptable speed. Is it the file ...
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Is it possible to download Visual Studio 2010 Updates?

When we change Windows we have to download all Visual Studio 2010 updates with Windows Updater and install them again. Is it possible to download Visual Studio 2010 Updates in an installing pack ?
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Is downloading multiple files faster than downloading one file at a time?

Sometimes there's a need to download multiple files from somewhere. The protocol I'm specifically interested in is HTTP, however this question is also relevant to FTP or any other non-P2P protocol for ...
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3answers
791 views

Bare bones HTTP server for linux with resumable file downloads

I have a Windows user I want to share a large file with, they have Firefox with I understand supports resumable HTTP file downloads, and I have Ubuntu Linux, but limited disk space and such, so I ...
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Simple downloader

I would like to send an iso image for a friend. Normal IE download doesn't work, she has an instable and slow internet connection. A dedicated downloader application would be perfect. She starts an ...
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Need a download manager for Ubuntu over network

I am trying to download a 22gb file over a slow vpn connection. The file is not hosted so what I did was just "connect to remote server" via Ubuntu, navigate to the directory where the file is and ...
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is software-search.net ethically clean

While browsing, that is, to be more exacty, while searching for a possibility to download visio, I came across http://www.software-search.net/shop/search/?s=Microsoft+Office+Visio . Now, I have sort ...
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something better than httrack to download files?

I am trying to download documents (pdf, tiff, images) from webpages that have javascript and frames in them. example: http://127.0.0.1/web/guest/en/websys/webArch/mainFrame.cgi 'httrack --get-files' ...