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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Trace web redirection in bash script

I want to make a script to download the image at best resolution (not the preview image) from a deviantART link, as if I clicked the "Download" button. However, it seems that deviantART redirect the ...
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Offline Downloading Windows Tools / SDK

Our strict proxy rules are not allowing downloads from microsoft, where a download Manager is provided. As an example i wanted to download the Windows SDK, it will download a 1MB File which then ...
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How flv downloader browser extentions work?

I am wondering how these kind of applications produce an obfuscated url to make you able to download the video in mp4 ? And these produced urls can be directly streamed.
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OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 2 does not show up in Mac App Store

I installed OS X 10.10 Yosemite build 14A238x on Thunderbolt SSD / MacBook Air. A few days ago, Developer Preview 2 was released by Apple with the build number 14A261i and it should be updated via the ...
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Change the link of a download in Downthemall

Suppose I am downloading a file with DownThemAll!, but the link becomes broken. Suppose that I know of a link to another location where the same file is hosted. Is there a way that I can tell ...
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Resume Download support for MSDN subscription

I have subscribed for MSDN Ultimate subscription recently. The problem is when I try to download any large software from there (Such as VS 2013 Ultimate), it takes a lot of time and it doesn't support ...
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Download speed from AmazonAWS

I've noticed that download speed to my laptop (via Fibre broadband) is very slow (3-400kbps) from AmazonAWS when downloading the Hortonworks HDP environment (VMWare OVA file, 2.5gb in size). When ...
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WGET/cron downloading webcamera file

our new town doctor put a web camera to his waiting room for people to see how much crowded it is. As my mom and grandparents go to this doctor, I wanted to download the files periodically and if they ...
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file downloaded via firefox and curl have different size

When I download a file from this link by Firefox its size is 74580 B, But when I download it by curl with exactly all of header was sent by Firefox its size is 79891 B (I copied all header from ...
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What is the curl equivalent to wget -x?

I want to use curl to save multiple files with the same local paths as would be produced by wget -x (ie, cleaned up versions of the full urls). But I can't find the right option in the curl docs. Is ...
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Browser downloads are extremely slow

I'm trying to download ProTeXt-3.1.3-060313.exe. When I use my browsers to download it, it downloads about 20KB/s. Than I found torrent file of the same program. I'm downloading it with 1.7MB/s now. ...
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How can I make a specific image stop loading in Firefox?

I don't want to prevent all images from loading or stop loading everything, I just want to stop loading an individual image after I've seen that it's probably not something I care about so I can use ...
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Does aria2 support write small files in batch?

I'm using aria2 to download 8 million jpg from flickr. Each image is about 100KB. I got a list of urls of these images in a txt file, the format is: ...
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Dot in file sizes replaced by the word “dot”

Just had a PC in where all the periods in file sizes have been replaced by either "dot" or d. Such as a 100gb drive with 20.8gb remaining would be something like: 20dot8GB Remaining. This also ...
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Cannot download files on Windows 8.1

I can not download files in Windows 8.1. First, downlaod speed decreases to 10-20KB/s. Than it drops to zero. I think it is about security settings. But I could not detect which setting cause this. ...
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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 can I download an embedded .swf file that involves the video.limelight.com site?

I would like to extract the audio streams from www.springforesthealingfestevent.com - I can't figure out how to go about doing this. I usually can grab just about anything through Chrome using IDM - ...
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How to find the original address of a file from dynamic URL?

In some cases, when you want to download a file from a website, you can't see the original address of the file. for example look this URL: How can I find the direct URL of the file? Is there any ...
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How to fix windows update errors 80244018?

I am unable to install updates. I can download them without problems, But it always fails while installing them. Very few packages get randomly installed successfully. I thought it was my machine , ...
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using smbget to download multiple files

I need to download multiple files from a video server. The files are available in following ways \\fileserver\directory\file1.txt \\fileserver\directory\file2.txt \\fileserver\directory\file3.txt ...
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Flashget download stopped near ending

I am downloading stellarium using Flashget. I have downloaded 75.61 Mb out of 75.71 Mb but now flashget is stuck and I can't do anything. I have tried to pause and resume the download many times, but ...
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Downloading entire web pages within domain [duplicate]

My computer in on LAN. I'm connected to the local domain at MyDomain. Within that domain exists something like WIKI for a training (http://training-wiki/). I would like to download entire WIKI into my ...
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How to download these lecture videos?

I want to download these lecture videos by Miles Reid. I have tried using DownThemAll! firefox extension, but it only saves a .asx file. When I tried to open the .asx file using gedit to get the link, ...
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Incremental library download on Google Music Manager

I am trying to download my library to my mac or Windows 8 machine but everytime I click on "Download my library" it runs through and always errors on a few songs (never the same ones). When I click ...
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How to always open downloaded files in Outlook 2013

When I download an attachment in Outlook I always want to open it right away. But Outlook does not provide a link to the recently downloaded file for easy access, like chrome does. So in order to open ...
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Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.9: Yum Updates Not Working: TypeError 'NoneType'

We have a RHEL 5.9 which is refusing to apply updates. For example, if I do a command like: yum update then I get an error like in this thread: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=824663 [I ...
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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 ...
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Office network bottleneck

At work our IP is the devil Comcast. When I do a speedtest I get a jump of upwards of 20Mbs and then it slowly goes down to average out at around 10Mbs. The upload speed stays at stead 2-3Mbs. My ping ...
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How do I monitor what my server is downloading? Is there a log of past activity?

At work I run a server that connects to the internet using a GSM modem with a monthly download limit of 30Gb. For the past three months we've been going over that limit. The ISP gives us a log of ...
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Chrome: how to open with system viewer by default?

Google Chrome used to open PDFs downloaded to the hard drive using the system's default PDF viewer by default. Recent versions of Chrome use Chrome's (inferior) built-in PDF viewer by default even ...
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IE11 won't download anything and other issues on Windows 8.1 Update

I have multiple systems running Windows 8.1 Update - all fully patched. All virus free and with no add-ons or toolbars installed. On one system, IE11 won't download anything unless I "run as ...
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How to view text file in Firefox window without downloading it?

I want to see the content of a .m3u8 file without downloading it. I remember reading this trick somewhere, but I can't remember exactly where. What I do remember, is that it involves adding special ...
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OneDrive sync files to local computer

How can I get OneDrive in Windows 8.1 to download all my files to a folder to my machine and keep them synced? I can view the files but can't copy them anywhere else using the windows copy and paste ...
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When does Tracker url in the Torrent file come in the action?

i read few articles but i dont understand how does Tracker url in the Torrent file works ? i mean When does Tracker url in the Torrent file come in the action? Lets say , i created a torrent file ...
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How can I download a subpart of file in linux/windows?

I want to download a huge file (dataset) which is about 200GB but do not have enough disk space in my internet-connected PC. I want to download a piece of the file (e.g. 30GB chunks) in each run and ...
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How to get nvidia drivers for GeForce GT635?

I'm trying to download drivers for my GeForce GT635 2GB, but when I go to http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us it doesn't list any GT635. It lists the GT630 and GT640, though. I tried ...
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How to sniff download information of different pc's on a network(router) [closed]

I am making a Log Analyzer for downloads on a network by different users. So I want to know who downloaded what in the same network (WLAN). How can I sniff this information from other users of the ...
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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 ...