2
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1answer
52 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
23 views

How update manager works in ubuntu?

I have installed ubuntu 13.10 few days ago. How does update manager works ? Does it require password to install only or both download and install ? or it does download fully/partly without ...
0
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1answer
155 views

Does wget have a download history?

I have used wget to download several compressed packages(in a failed attempt to manually emulate apt-get, if that is of any significance), and I don't remember the packages' locations. Is it possible ...
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1answer
217 views

How to download large amounts of files via ubuntu

I am trying to download around 15,000 individual user files from an FTP backup space. I know the files exist because if I put a certain username that was not downloaded with the regular wget it can be ...
0
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2answers
147 views

Cannot write to “HAIB_T47D_FoxA1.tar.gz” (Input/output error)

I am trying to download a dataset (bigger than 1 GB) using wget: wget http://cistrome.dfci.harvard.edu/MACSNatureProtocol/HAIB_T47D_FoxA1.tar.gz However, I always get the following error message: ...
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1answer
227 views

How to remotely download any file from the Internet? [closed]

Is it possible to download a file over VPN via the command line in Ubuntu 12.04.1?
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1answer
98 views

See/compute long-term network stats in Ubuntu (e.g. how many megabytes downloaded during last month)

On Ubuntu, I'd like to know how many megabytes have come in (download) or gone out (upload) of my computer via the network in the last month, or week or whatever (the longer the better). Is there any ...
4
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3answers
5k views

How can I download ubuntu packages in windows to install them on an offline ubuntu machine?

How can I download ubuntu packages from online repos thhrough windows to install them later on an offline ubuntu machine? this is related to this question: Ubuntu repository download iso if there ...
0
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2answers
343 views

Downloading R in Ubuntu Issues

I am trying to install R in Ubuntu 11.04. I tried to do this in the Synaptics manager. However when I chose r-base-core, I got the following: r-base-core: Depends: r-base-dev but it is not going ...
0
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1answer
621 views

Problem downloading youtube video [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Youtube and Google video downloaders? I am trying to download a video from YouTube using youtube-dl and get the below error. The error is only with only some videos. I ...
4
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2answers
267 views

scheduling Ubuntu Software Center

Is there an easy way to schedule downloads through the 'Ubuntu Software Center'? For example: mark a number of programs for download and installation between 2am and 8am?
2
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1answer
2k views

wget recursively with -np option still ascends to parent directory

tl;dr: will `wget --no-parrent -r ' download from a directory above the given url's directory? when using wget to download, say images, recursively from example.com/a/b with the -r and -np options, ...
0
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1answer
669 views

How to download the video from this website? [closed]

I want to download this video: http://www.collapsus.com/ Can I do this with wget or any other shell command ?
2
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2answers
4k views

why is drop box syncing so freakishly slowly in my linux virtual machine?

i am setting up a linux virtual machine (windows 7 64 bit host, ubuntu 64 bit guest, using virtual box) and i just installed drop box and set it to sync. I've only got about 2Gb in there so i figured ...
0
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2answers
238 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Download a .asp / .asx video file (Ubuntu)

My local TV station offers streaming video of recorded documentaries, using a XML-like file with a.asx extension. Is there a way (preferably Ubuntu CLI) to download the file? Thanks, Adam PS - the ...
2
votes
2answers
801 views

Is it possible to optimize internet connection for video streaming [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I throttle the bandwidth consumed by Windows Automatic Updates? I'm always watching anime online. I want to know if it is possible to allot more bandwidth on ...
0
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1answer
150 views

How to continue downloads in ubuntu in firefox?

I'm currently using Ubuntu 9.10, because I get higher download rates when I use this OS. But the download rate is not consistent. How can I save the current download, because when I do it in XP, a ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

How to Download iTunes in Ubuntu

How to Download iTunes in Ubuntu