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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Schedule downloads in Chrome

I need to download some large files for a game update through chrome. However I get reduced speeds during the day. Is there a way in Chrome/extension that I can schedule the download to run eg 2am?
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Bash: How to download data from Google Form

How can I download the .csv of the responses of a Google Form from Bash? I tried wget https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1gRMnKkqKaDAhpm6ytfvZEYfD9_j9HzDk1Q4HgMYC7Xg/edit#gid=1933231618 but ...
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Data Scraping - Item prices / download links

I am new to import.io and would require advice on 2 different scenarios. Scenario 1a Login is required to view the index of all mp3s and videos. After logging in, I am presented with over 1,000 ...
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How can I improve SFTP transfer times between a Windows 7 PC and an Android phone?

I have set up a home SFTP server using CoreFTP. When I transfer files from my Android phone to a PC, I get really slow speeds (1-1.5 MBps) as compared to SHAREit or Xender (Up-to 10 MBps). Why is it ...
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How can I configure IIS to allow for multithreaded downloads?

I'm running IIS 7, and frequently download larger files from this server. Often times, I use a browser called 'Torch', which is a chromium build. In 'Torch', I have the ability to download a single ...
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Transfer docs/books between Kindle and other devices

I have a Kindle Paperwhite, 2012 version, and I have downloaded books and documents to it from the built-in experimental browser, not from Amazon, but they does not show up on other devices connected ...
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Firefox freezes when downloading file

I found today very interesting and annoying problem with Firefox. I tried to download Android Studio (1.1Gb) and after ~70Mb my browser just freezes and CPU usage raises. I force closed Firefox and ...
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What causes the unusual high upload when connected to a VPN?

I've noticed an unusual high usage of my upload, whenever a download is running. The upload is usually somewhere 5-10% of the download bandwidth usage. I assume the VPN connection itself requires ...
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Is there a way to download parts of the content of a zip file?

If there is a big zip file uploaded on a server, and all you need is some of it's content, is there a way to open it, and choose what you want to download?
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Can’t download Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)

I am trying to install Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan). The traditional way just going to the Mac App Store it s not working ( I tried several times (5times) and the download it’s ALWAYS stopping at ...
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Batch downloading from Inspect Element in Firefox? (DownThemAll doesn't work)

DownThemAll! shows none of these, but I can view all the images from Inspect Element. Is there a way to download all these images? Edit: I figured that I could use a batch descriptor: I ...
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Tell wget to mirror the parts of an URI's path to folders

I have a list of URIs in a file uris.txt: http://example.com/file1.pdf http://example.com/file2.pdf http://example.com/Folder/file3.pdf http://example.com/Folder/Subfolder/file4.pdf The ...
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Downloading content (specifically videos) from a website using any script

I have a few videos which I would like to download from a website using any language or script. Specifically, the content includes video lectures from sites such as Coursera and EdX. To access the ...
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Unable to download some files from internet including Java JDK

I am getting "Unknown Network error" after downloading 84% of Windows 10 Upgrade from windows 7. I tried some tips given by superusers but none of them worked. Also I am getting "Unknown Network ...
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Continue interrupted download of downthemall? (403 error)

I was downloading an ISO file of WINDOWS 10 to create an upgrade disk in windows 7 using a simple trick at : http://techdows.com/2015/08/use-this-trick-to-get-windows-10-iso-direct-download-links.html ...
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What causes these corrupted downloads and spurious retransmissions?

I encountered many corrupted downloads recently. Sometimes compressed files wouldn’t open or checksums would not match. Sometimes images on Websites would just be grey (or a wild mix of colour) after ...
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Is there any way to auto-download Google Play Music files to my PC?

The GPM app is nearly perfect. There's just one last thing I need it to do that iTunes does amazingly: generated playlists. Until then, I'm using iTunes to listen to my music and podcasts. That said, ...
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How to route traffic through multiple servers for faster connection [closed]

Internet “speed” is not only dependent on what your ISP gives you but what servers give you, and the latter is independent of your ISP, so no matter how much you pay for Internet, some sites (most) ...
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Using wget to copy website with proper layout for offline browsing

This is the proper way to download a website with all the images and css files so that it has the same layout as the original but I don't know why the -K --backup-converted and -E --adjust-extension ...
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HTTrack is not downloading some photos.

Problem downloading pictures from a website I'm trying to download products pictures of a website. I used HTTrack and it downloaded I think most of the content, not all the pictures I need For ...
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How can I download files from shared Amazon Cloud Drive links through the command-line?

I have been using Amazon Cloud Drive (ACD) for a while now and I am very happy someone has developed a command-line-client for it (called acd_cli). It allows me to keep my files in "sync" with my ...
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Download a list of files and use domain name as filename

I got a bunch of files to download which works great with wget -i list_of_urls but my problem is, that wget uses the filename of the downloaded file. Is there a way (or a different tool) which is ...
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Unable to download a file completely

Hello I've been trying to download kali-linux-2.0-amd64.iso 3 times. When I tried it 1st time the file had about 2.6 GB, the hashes didn't coincide. 2nd time the file had 2.5 GB, the hashes didn't ...
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Why does number to copy keep changing?

So I’m currently copying some fairly large files from a network drive to my local hard disk drive. I’m using an early 2011 15” MacBook Pro with Mac OS X 10.10.5 (Yosemite) installed. In the attached ...
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Completed downloads remain as unfinished and prevent further downloads on Chrome

Completed downloads on Google Chrome 44 freeze once they are complete and prevent any further downloads from happening. I'm using Windows 7, and this problem occurs occasionally, seemingly at random. ...
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How to download 1 million files?

How can I download 1 million files ? I have tried lots of download managers, they all are very slow when importing URL list, currently I have waited for 20 hours on Download Master, I have also ...
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How do I download a site from Web Archive [closed]

https://gist.github.com/mildred/7a33bb9c263f025b59e6 I have tried this on a mac but it returns this error. line 18: listing.txt: Permission denied
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Resumable Downloads corruption due to ISP redirection

I have a Bsnl bradband connection in India. Whenever I turn on router and open any link the first time, it gets redirected to mail.bsnl.in page. That could be a way of promoting their email service. ...
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How to trigger autohotkey script with a download

I want to trigger my script every time my Gpodder program downloads an MP3.
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How to download and convert Flash-based media?

I would like to download and convert the sound stream from the Flash-based web page at into some format I can play locally (this is the Jazz Profiles of Thelonius Monk). I do not want to stream it on ...
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RTMPDump client signature

I'd like to DL a video using RTMPDump, but when I run "C:\Users\M\Downloads\rtmp\rtmpdump.exe" -r ...
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Is there a way to download wikipedia pages programmatically?

I'd like to download some Wikipedia pages as part of a program. Currently I would go to the pages on a browser, click "Download as PDF" manually, wait for it to render, then download it, then rename ...
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Folders in Downloads opening in new window in Windows 10

I have a strange bug in explorer. My Downloads folder is located at E:\Downloads (moved from default location). When I opening folder as Start - Explorer - E: - Downloads there are no any problems. ...
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Can HTTrack download a subdirectory?

I found this really useful tool HTTrack online and I'm wondering if I can download a subdirectory, instead of the whole website. For instance, instead of downloading www.example.com and all it's ...
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How can i create this search program?

I want to make a program that searches google periodically for images relating to or containing highly specific text and images, downloads them, and outputs them with the right trigger for Windows, ...
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Is there a way to find what are the download requests my machine is getting?

I am trying to download some bat file to a remote machine through a software I made. While some remote machines got the download, some of them haven't. Is there a way I can see if that remote machine ...
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Hotlinking of only images, and serving files without an easily usable link

I'm trying to make a simple file upload thing in apache2 (xubuntu). However, I want people to ONLY be able to hotlink images. Files should only be servable from a download button on the page. The ...
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Microsoft Word Files not getting deleted permanently

I downloaded 2 Microsoft Word files from my email and moved them to my personal folder from downloads folder. still after some days 4 files of the same content of what I downloaded, appeared in ...
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Having trouble mirroring a website

Okay, so I'm trying to mirror a website, obviously. And I'm I having trouble downloading a few files, I was just curious if these files are "important". I have used both File2HD.com and HTTRACK to ...
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Linux “Download” Folder

If I use the wget command in terminal, where does the file download to? I tried using in terminal I can navigate to cd Downloads but when I try to run the Dir command to view a list of files nothing ...
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Chrome introduces a minute or more delay when downloading things

Seemingly nothing changed on the PC today but Chrome suddenly started putting full load on a single core when I click on a downloadable file and then just waits for a minute or more. Cleared cache, ...
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Download files directly to sd card in wifi dongle [closed]

I have a 3G WiFi Dongle from MTS in India and it supports an sd card i want to download files (torrent) direcly to the card. Also if possible to resume the downloads when reconnected to the network
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qBittorrent not downloading healthy files

I am using qBittorrent v2.9.8 in kali linux. After last day i can't download anything through it. Even the file is not downloading which have more then 12000 seeder. I notice that only DHT is ...
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Mark specific files for download in Bitbucket

Using a repository I have in Bitbucket, is it possible to isolate and bundle a series of binary files from a project? For example, I have a repo with .h and .cpp files along with dlls, and I want ...
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Will I know when the Windows 10 files are being downloaded in the background or not?

After reserving the free Windows 10 Upgrade, and once the download is available, will I be notified if the download is taking place, or will it take place without my knowledge? The reason I am asking ...
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Download message headers with specific word in subject

I am downloading header only (since I'm concerned about data used). Every time, I need to click "mark header to download". Is there any rule or option to download automatically for specific words in ...
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How can I make Mozilla Firefox always show the download manager

This may be a bit pedantic, but I like to see my full download history, and see the progress of my current downloads in a larger format than the tiny arrow on firefox's navigation/search bar. I have ...
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403 when downloading from cloudfront with wget (after 302)

I'm trying to download file from cloudfront. It is a file archive from scala-sbt website. When using browser (Chrome) everything is ok. Basically the flow looks like: ...
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Not able to download all files from nexus to git repository folder with wget

I am downloading files from the nexus repo using wget command. Using the command, I am able to download all the files in the C:/ area, but when I am using the same command inside ...
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Where can I see my downloads history in Internet Explorer 10?

Is there any database or file that saves all the downloads history in Internet Explorer 10? Something like index.dat that contains all the visits history in Internet Explorer or like downloads.sqlite ...