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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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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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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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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Quicker way to download files from FTP server in Google Chrome

Let's say I am browsing an ftp server, and there is a ton of files I want to download. Usually I go about it by [Right-Click link] + [Click "Save link as.."] + [Click "Save"] While this works, ...
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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 ...
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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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Why SDM gives error while downloading from dream spark periodically?

I've been trying to download Windows 8.1 for a week.Every time i start a download, it stops at 15-20% and gives the following error: "The download cannot be completed. If a location selection is ...
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Is there a way to still get discontinued programs?

Winamp was officially discontinued today. It is no longer available for download, so I am trying to find a copy. It’s not so bad at right now because it’s still fresh, but what if I didn’t notice its ...
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Download manager for windows that can import list from text file [closed]

I was using a downloader manager, but recently discovered it contains some potentially dangerous modules. One of the features available was the ability to import a list of files from a text file to ...
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How to save web pages automatically even if my computer is turned off or offline? [closed]

I need to save 1-3 webpages daily or several times per day, even if my computer is turned off or is offline. How can I do that?
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How to overwrite server-side forced download window?

When clicking at a link to a file, three things can happen by default (depending on the configuration of your browser and also of the server): a) the file gets opened in the browser b) a download ...
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Why are attachments no longer downloading?

I use yahoo.com to retrieve my email (I have an att.net account). Lately I have not been able to download attachments. I click Save > Save to my Computer, and they are not (saved to my computer). I ...
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Link to download java 1.6.0_26 version for windows 64 bit machine

I want to download java version 1.6.0_26 for my windows 64 bit machine.Can somebody provide link for it ?
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Searching Google giving me strange download popup: search.js

Everytime I search Google on my Nokia c6 mobile phone it gives me a download popup of the file: search.js I don't know what search.js is, but it may be related to google. Should I just download the ...
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File operations on FTPS server with cURL

I need to perform some file transfer operations on some remote FTPS server that uses certificate authentication from a Windows 2008 scripting environment, so that's why I'm stuck with cURL pretty ...
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where are usb movies stored once downloaded [closed]

I borrowed a USB from a friend with some movies which I downloaded to my computer over a month ago. Unfortunately the movies weren't named so it was just files without names. I want To watch one but ...
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I can't download files from any browser

I have Windows 8.1. Any time I try to download any file on Chrome, Firefox or IE, the file starts, downloads about 3MB, then finishes even if the file is larger than that. The browser says the file is ...
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Download folder? [duplicate]

link it shows a list of folders and I need to download one of them. How to download entire folder? UPDATED The link above shows the following picture: link I want to download the whole folder ...
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Problems That Could Arise From Using “Pirated” Windows (any version) Mounted/Burned, Gotten From Bittorrents? [closed]

Not to say that I would do such a thing, but let's say someone decided to use bittorrents to download a free copy of Windows operating system (any one of them at all). What are, if any, some common ...
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How to have more than five torrents downloading concurrently with transmission?

I've installed transmission on my Raspbmc distro and it's been working great. The only thing I've noticed is that it can only download five torrents concurrently; anything after that is queued. I've ...
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Completed downloads freeze Windows

The Issue Shortly after a file download via Google Chrome completes, almost all programs completely freeze into Windows' infamous "Not Responding" state for up to 5 minutes, affecting Explorer ...
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How Can I Not Show the Green Download Progress Display for Google Chrome in the Windows Taskbar?

I use Windows 7 and when downloading with Google Chrome the icon in the taskbar has a partially green background that indicates the download progress. Is there a way to not show this green status ...
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resume download of utorrent files

I was downloading a file using utorrent, I clicked 'pause' and then restarted my pc. When I started download, it started from the beginning. Can I pause and then resume so I don't need to start all ...
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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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Use Google Chrome to download software, but the software is in Chinese. [closed]

I am using Google Chrome to download software installation files from an English website. But, when I installed them on my computer, they all appeared to be in Chinese (I am using a Chinese version of ...
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Is it possible for a BitTorrent client to give seeding preferences only to leechers who are also seeding?

I'm not very familiar with BitTorrent on a protocol/technological level. Is it possible for clients to prefer seeding (give more bandwidth, or only connect at all) to leechers who are also seeding ...
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Something is downloading in background Linux

My laptop boots normally to LinuxMint and immediately I like to open gnome-system-monitor but the shock is that something is downloading (the problem has been out 2 days ago) and nothing I run yet! I ...
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wget crawling search results of news website

I am trying to crawl the search results of a news website using wget. The name of the website is www.voanews.com. After typing in my search keyword and clicking search, it proceeds to the results. ...
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Downloading files using Chrome console

I'm new to this (and i don't speak English). I want to download a bunch of mp4-files, I know the location of each file but I don't want to open and "right-click-save-as" for each file. Is there a way ...
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use wget to output everything retrieved into a single txt file

Is it possible to do something like this? wget --recursive --output-document=theEntirePagestuffedIntoATextfile.txt www.example.com And in words what it should do is: "download the entire website ...
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How to STOP people from DOWNLOADING an online video for OFFLINE PLAYBACK [duplicate]

I have a problem, something I'm sure a lot of video sharing companies might have. I want to start a small business by offering online video-based training courses on Microsoft Office and other office ...
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How do I calculate maximum video size to be streamed smoothly on a limited bandwidth

I mean, I'm gonna put up a video on my website, but the target audience will probably have slow internet connections (500kbps to 2mbps). So my video editor allows me to tweak the video's quality in ...
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HTTrack Empty Mirror Error

I'm trying to download the following site: http://www.interneto-parduotuve.lt/ However, no matter what I try to do (get rid of the www, try other options than the "download website" one, etc) I keep ...
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Is there any way to download a new browser, without the current (and only) one working?

I have a very strange problem with IE, it somehow disappeared of the user's workstation. I detected a lot of infections, some malware and some worms. I definitely suspect the iexplore.exe being ...
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Raspberry Pi as Download Machine?

I live in a country where internet speed is fairly low. I was interested if it is possible to cut down on my power bill by using the raspberry pi as a download machine (i know it can be done for ...
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Does downloading to an external or network-attached drive create meaningful wear on your main hard drive?

I'm about to buy a new laptop. I anticipate wanting to download some video (for one thing, higher quality than just streaming it). Based on this question I'm concerned that the downloading may wear my ...
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Extract pdf / image from doc88 Flash viewer

doc88.com uses some kind of encryption to protect pdf files. I used Chrome developer tools and found that it loads .ebt file. I think its encrypted Pdf / Swf file. I found the following reply Here ...
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Windows 8.1 upgrade download location [duplicate]

My Windows 8.1 upgrade is currently downloading via Microsoft Store. I have two laptops running Windows 8 both of which I am planning to upgrade. Since the upgrade requires downloading 3.6 GB, ...
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Teamviewer cannot send fonts

When sending/transferring fonts via Teamviewer (on Mac OSX) they transfer as 0 bytes, so cannot be opened/used. Is it a copyright issue? How can I get around this?
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Automatically add tracker url to any public torrents from any site while downloading

I've noticed an amazing thing today that I've never seen or heard before. Within my friend's ISP, any public torrent he downloads from any site no matter what (even if the site is hosted within his ...
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wget execute script after download

I need every time you complete a transfer program wget this run a script. this is my full command line: wget -i urls-to-downloads.txt My problem is that I want to go subtracting it downloads the ...
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Is there a way to automatically save the image in a browser as the webpage's title?

For example: The webpage title is Student Cookbook (The Australian Women's Weekly Minis): Amazon.de. Any image that you save would be named accordingly. Possible?
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Does the download speed depends on browsers too?

As far my knowledge goes download speed depends on net connection. I heard that some browsers are fast for downloading files. Is it true? If so, which is fastest for downloading?
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Incomplete downloads reported as complete - Firefox - regular occurance

I am having a problem with Firefox where downloads are incomplete, but they are reported as complete. This happens with multiple file types (exe's, zips, videos). There is no circular arrow icon ...