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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How to force Firefox to download mp3 file?

Somehow my Firefox reverted to old behaviour, and now it plays all mp3 files from URL in my browser. I want it to ask for download location. I have tried several things such as: Firefox settings -> ...
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Downloading from Internet directly to google drive

I download a file from the Internet to the google drive folder on my local computer. In this case, the file is first downloaded to my local computer and then uploaded to google's servers from my local ...
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Mirroring a web site having pages that uses simple JavaScript [duplicate]

There are simple and great web site download tools that allow to create a local mirror of simple sites having no JavaScript infrastructure behind. However, sometimes there cases when a site looks ...
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Check if a compressed file is password protected before downloading

Everything is in the title: I'm aiming to download a big file, and I don't want to waste time downloading it because I don't know if it's password protected or not, especially with my slow internet ...
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How can I download private repo from github?

What I want to do is to download private repository archive from GitHub, extract it, remove archive file and copy some directories that are inside downloaded project. I tried to use wget but I cannot ...
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Google Chrome file downloads : Download file size not displayed [duplicate]

While downloading certain files on Google Chrome, the file size is displayed the moment the download begins. For some others, the file size is never displayed until the entire file finishes ...
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Very slow WiFi speeds on Windows 8

I have a VivoPC VM40B, which works on Windows 8.1. It is a media server, which connected in LAN via WiFi. I also have a Windows 7 desktop which connects to the LAN via ethernet. Then, I have Asus ...
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Prevent firefox from trying to download images instead of viewing them?

Sometimes when I right click -> view image on a picture on a website (often gifs) firefox will try to download the file instead of viewing it in a new tab. Is there anyway to prevent this?
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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 ...
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Error when trying to extract files from a zip file

When I try to extract files and opening the zip itself I get this error: ! C:\Users\Loko\Downloads\Textbook_1.zip: Unexpected end of archive Some people say redownloading is the only fix but it ...
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How to download multiple IMG files of Office 2013?

I have just bought Office 2013 Home and Business (only a key card), so I logged in at https://office.microsoft.com/de-de/MyAccount.aspx and downloaded an ISO image. It seems that the ISO is generated ...
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Download a File from a URL

From the title, it's a silly question. But let's say I have a URL, and it's either a SWF, a PNG or an MP3 or something. How can I force my browser (in this case I'm using Google Chrome) to download ...
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Want Mathematica (instead of CDF Player) to launch by default when accessing .nb files over the Web

I have both Mathematica and CDF Player installed on my machine. I'm trying to access a Mathematica notebook over the Web and want Mathematica to launch when clicking on the link. Instead, the file ...
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New downloaded softwares don't run

I have this problem that whenever I download a program and I try to run that window appear Windows cannot access the specified device,path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to ...
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Disconnects during downloads/buffering

I recently got different connection to the Internet. It is via 4G, provided by Optimus. Now when I am downloading something, approximately after downloading 100MB, the speed goes all the way down to ...
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IPCONFIG /registerdns on Windows increases Download Speed momentarily

I'm downloading a large video file, and it is downloading somewhere in the rage of 50-75 KB/s. I wanted to try and speed up the process, so - not really expecting anything - I flushed the dns cache ...
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How to download and reupload all mail/contacts from a mail server on thunderbird

Hey so a friend of mine's company is apparently resetting their mail servers and they asked all the employees to download their mail tonight and re-upload in the morning. He forgot to and his IT ...
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How to automatically open “saved” pdfs in system viewer on chrome?

As discussed in ghacks and slashdot Chrome no longer lets you automatically open downloaded pdfs in your System viewer. In general, I like using the built-in Chrome PDF viewer, but for some longer ...
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How to put downloads from a certain site in a different folder?

I know I can set the download directory of Chrome, but I want to make a folder like Downloads/My University and put all the files downloaded from *.myuniversity.edu in that folder. Is this possible? ...
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Download stopping at 800KB

I have a problem with downloading in chrome browser, whenever I try to download anything (jpg mp3 mp4 exe) the download hangs around 800 KB for at least 30 minutes or so and continues to download. so ...
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How do I open a source code file in Chrome?

Some files, like txt can be opened in Chrome. How do I open py files that are linked on the page, and prevent them from bringing up the download dialog box? Like this, for example ...
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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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Download same file using different computers by complementing each other.

If I have downloaded a big file about 50 percent from work PC, can I continue to download the rest from home without repeating the already downloaded parts. I use Chrome on both the computers.
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save content and header into different files using wget

I want to get url content and response header data into two file using wget. I see man of wget but i cant find useful method for this. somthing like this: wget -q --output-document=content.html ...
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Wget: Getting Only the WordPress Blog Posts (Not Tag Files etc.)

I've been struggling with Wget to download a readable offline copy of a WordPress.com blog. The blog consists of about 90 posts. In my usage so far, Wget downloads about 2,500 files. The largest ...
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Can I Download And Upload Videos With My Ubuntu Server Or Vps

I want to upload videos to my website but my upload speed is very slow. Is it possible to download videos from somewhere and upload it to my website with my ubuntu server or vps. I am using wordpress. ...
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Downloading site with anchor tags HTTrack

When trying to download this site, HTTrack doesn't grab any of the content from within the tabs. How would I get this?
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Stop Chrome from downloading a certain file

I use LogMeIn to remote into my clients via Chrome browser. The recent update from LMI asks me to download a file, for creating session. How can i stop chrome from downloading this file? I'm tired of ...
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Where is provided an official download of Windows 8.1 Core in Spanish? [closed]

I would like to do an unatended installation of Windows 8.1 and to integrate some things like drivers and other files, then I require the ISO of Windows 8.1 in my language but I can't find it in ...
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uTorrent download limit cancels transmissions

I have the latest uTorrent (v3.3.2) on Windows 7 64-bit. I've been noticing lately that when I set a global download limit of any kind, uTorrent will stop downloading and uploading completely. It's ...
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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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Chrome malicious file warning

I have .exe file that can be downloaded from my website but in Chrome I am getting the malicious file warning. I have already added the site to the Google Webmaster Tools and it seems already ...
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How to force download on a specific lan port on Synology?

I have a synology DS409+ which is connected to internet via lan port 1 and Wifi key. Those are from different networks. I would like to force Download Station to download files through wifi and not ...
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youtube-dl downloaded part of a video, gave an error, now says it has already downloaded the video

So I started a download from youtube with youtube-dl, it got about 600mb and quit with this error: [http @ 003f7c80] HTTP error 403 Forbidden time=00:42:19.46 bitrate=2127.1kbits/s ...
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Mysterious .zip File

I've booted into Linux (KNOPPIX 7.2(?) on a flash drive) on my father's old laptop and have been looking around the hard drive a bit. In his Downloads folder, I have found a zipped folder called ...
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How would I scrape text from a site? [closed]

Schemer is closing down, and I'm trying to preserve the text because there are many good ideas on the site. I'd like to get the text from within each of the links listed on the sitemap. Is there a ...
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Can One Extract a Hyphenated Filename File From a Server Using Curl?

The images I'm dealing with have file names like part-1.jpg, object-a.jpg, Aspect-0.jpg. What I'm wondering is what I put in place of ???: curl -O http://server/[???].jpg
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Chrome won't download/Internet Explorer opens on own

All of a sudden my Chrome browser won't download the complete file of whatever it is I'm trying to get. What I get says either that it is a incomplete file (and they are much smaller than the one I ...
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Resume Or Convert RTMP Link to Be Able to Resume Broken Download

I have a RTMP URL which I wanted to download. Unfortunately, my download got restarted many times using IDM. The last time, I got 1.2GB of 1.93GB, so I copied the download data from IDM's DwnlData ...
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Google Drive won't let me download my files

I Recently uploaded a .PSD file from work to my personal Google Drive so I can download and work on it at home. Today when I went onto my Google drive to download this file, when I pressed the ...
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Download files in bulk, but confirm each download

I wish to download all pictures from an album. The album is an HTML page hosted on the Internet, which has both links to some other stuff in the site and thumbnails, which link to the image viewing ...
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Torrent download speed is only a small fraction of web download speed

I have a download speed of around 600-900kB/s, however when I download torrents, I only receive a download speed of around 5kB/s. This problem does not occur using other broadband connections, such ...
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Get response when user downloads or cancels file from server

I click on download button, prompt appears - Save , Open, Cancel. I want the response at server whether user has cancelled the download. I am deleting file once downloaded. I want to keep file if not ...
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wget download from mirror download links

I'm trying to download using wget a tar.gz. The file is redirected based on the url parameters, so all downloads are redirected automatically. for example: wget ...
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How to get rid of the File Access Security Warning for EXEs downloaded with Firefox 26+?

When downloading an executable file in Firefox (26) windows shows the "File Access - Security warning". Since I am not stupid and don't try to execute downloaded files I don't trust and clearly don't ...
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Downloading from web versus installation

I have just downloaded a computer game which is around 2GB. My download speed was pretty fast, almost 30mbps. But when it comes to install the game on my computer, why is it that slow? I mean, I don't ...
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Download stops in all browsers and download managers on Windows XP

I have Windows XP on my desktop and I can't download anything on it. Download stops after a few seconds or even doesn't start. I've tried using Firefox, Chrome, IE, different download managers, but ...
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HTTRACK - can't download this website

I can't seem to download http://www.bank-note.org/ using httrack. At first, I was being redirected by the robots.txt, but I changed the setting to ignore it, but I still get errors: 15:47:12 ...
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Disable “Content-Disposition: attachment” and force inline display

Websites which use Content-Disposition: attachment force me to download the document which I dislike. For example I want to print out the invoices of my ISP for taxation purposes. Their stupid ...
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How to stop 7-Zip from automatically downloading and opening a zip file in Chrome?

I have checked the "Ask where to save each file before downloading" option in Chrome settings yet after installing 7-Zip, every time I click on a link which targets a .zip file: chrome doesn't fire ...