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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What program can I use to bulk download this list of links?

I need a program that I can give a lit of URLs to (either paste or in a file) like below and then it must be able to crawl those links and save files of a certain type, like images for example. I have ...
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How can I download this tricky, non-YouTube flash video?

Flash video in question is here. I'm using the latest version of Firefox on Windows 7. As stated, the video is not from or on YouTube. I've poked around Firefox's cache and could not find any .swf or ...
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How will I know when windows 10 is downlading? [on hold]

I would like to know when windows 10 will begin downloading today (6/19/2015). I've searched for this on the Windows website, but I have yet to find any information. Is there any kind of progress bar, ...
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How do I download the entire contents inside an URL?

First, excuse my English if I saying anything hard to understand - I haven't been using the language for a long time. I know it's not necessary to say this, but you know, I just wanted to be caucious ...
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To download selected SpringerLink materials semiautomatically

I would like to download all articles of one author and related articles. I did once Javascript and terminal tool to automatize the playing of Lord of Ultima in development processes. Similar ...
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download file in Linux console from server that use redirection

First of all, I just don't want to change name of curl's output file. The great example is http://www.getsoloapp.com/download. When you do: curl http://www.getsoloapp.com/download you download html. ...
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How to get subtitles automatically? [on hold]

I would like to use a movie player that downloaded subtitles in the language of my preference automatically. There is anything like it? And plugins?
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I can't download anything, when I try it opens a chrome tab and loops

There was one time I was trying to get to a file and the computer asked me how I wanted to read it. I clicked chrome accidentally and I don't know how to change it. Now every time I click on a link to ...
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Software to download torrents as direct download [closed]

I am outside my home country and staying in hotel and using their WIFI which is pretty decent the only issue is it doesn’t allow me to download torrents however regular direct downloads works fine. ...
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Downloading a file from website - what port will be used?

If I go to a website and click on a link to download a file, what will be the protocol that is being use? Is it still HTTP? Will the source port and destination port remain the same? E.g. client (src ...
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How do I download a file from server to my desktop? [closed]

How do I download a file from server to my desktop? I have try the command below but no file downloaded. scp root@202.190.175.34:/var/www/joomla/sites/default/files/1112/test.info ~/desktop
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Mac Shows Java 6 in Terminal After Installing Java 7

I am trying to run a server that requires Java 7 using terminal. After installing Java 7, typing java -version in terminal still shows Java 6. Previously, I would use the Java Preferences ...
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Where can I find the VMware vSphere client?

VMware's download site is very frustrating. I am unable to find where the download link to the vSphere client is. Did they rename this tool? How can I get it?
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Downloading images from a webpage

This beautiful boy periodically updates his blog with pics. I want to automate the process of downloading his pics to my computer. Let's say I want to download the 3 images from this entry in his ...
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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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How to download a video file in Google Chrome

I like to download some of the shows from Channel 9. This was no problem in Opera, but in Google Chrome I'm not quite sure how to do this. When I click on a link to a wmv file it starts to stream it ...
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Automate downloads which could be interrupted by VPN/ Download failures

I need to download 20 files each of almost 2 GB each. However, more often than not my downloads are interrupted either by internet failure or VPN errors. So, If its a download error, I need to restart ...
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Is it possible to download entire YouTube playlist using IDM?

I download youtube video using IDM. All I have to do is use Mozilla, install a some idm download plug in and there you go. You can see IDM "DOWNLOAD" label towards the top right corner, or you can ...
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Need to download KB2919335 standalone package but Microsoft Site doesn't give the actual link

I'm having USB3.0 Drive suspend issues like the ones that are documented here and would like to try installing KB2919355 to fix the issue. But when trying to download the standalone package, I just ...
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How can I download an entire website?

How can I download all pages from a website? Any platform is fine.
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How to collect images of a website efficiently while browsing it?

What I want to achieve is: after browsing the web page,all images on this page is downloaded to a specified directory. Better with firefox because I'm using it.
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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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Cannot download from browser inside of my VM

Just as the title states, I am unable to download anything from the browser from within my VM. Forinstance trying to download a windows program called ActiveX from internet explorer inside of my VM, ...
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Files get corrupted when downloaded from FTP server

I'm currently facing a problem when downloading some files from an FTP server: they become corrupt. An introduction to the problem may be seen in this SO question (when I was thinking the problem was ...
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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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Folx won't auto download items

I just downloaded Folx on my mac and I installed the folx plugin on my Chrome. I selected "Use Folx to catch download links in browsers" but every time I opened a link it always used the browser's ...
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How to download a podcast without iTunes?

I just want the .mp3 file. I don't want any of the other crap that comes included. I intend to just listen to this on a burned audio cd in the car. ...
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Where can I download Windows 7 (legally from Microsoft)?

I just bought a serial for Windows 7 on-line from the Microsoft store (the most painful shopping experience EVER!). I selected that I wanted to download my version of Windows 7 after purchase. After ...
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Does Limewire, Baearshare etc have a database? [closed]

I just found out that people are sharing songs that I created using programs called "Bearshare" and "Limewire". I always thought that these programs would search for music on thepiratebay, isohunt, ...
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How does VLC play youtube videos?

How does VLC open and play youtube videos? If you press Ctrl+N and enter the url of a youtube video, it loads for a few seconds and then plays the video. How does it parse the HTML code?
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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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How to download big file with chrome on Mac OSX?

If I try to download a big file on unstable connection/server (XCode 4) Google chrome simply "stops" downloading on first network error so I have a first 1-2-3 gigabytes of file and chrome thinks that ...
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Is it possible to merge my ISP and cellphone Internet access? I want to split download and upload [duplicate]

I would like to use my ISP for download only, and my cellphones 4G connection for upload only. This is because my ISP's upload speed is poor, but download is OK, and my 4G upload is great and free (I ...
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How to download Google 360 Photo Sphere as 1 image?

How can I download Google 360 Photo Sphere ? I checked out developer tools and every photo sphere is stitched together with tens or hundreds of images, it would take a long time to put them all ...
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How does a downloaded ISO get corrupted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to get corrupted download with http? I downloaded an ISO for fedora. Went to install it as a VM. It failed 5 times the installer. The warning for the ...
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Files downloaded with Firefox are often corrupt

For the past six months or more, when I download a file with Firefox, it will usually be corrupt. During those months, I've always kept Firefox up-to-date. I'm currently running 3.6.6 32-bit. Here ...
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youtube-dl : Downloading a youtube user's complete video collection

Previously, whenever I had to download a user's complete videos, I'd just use something like: youtube-dl -ciw ytuser:LinusTechTips But now this does not seem to work anymore. When I issue this ...
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Downloading images via wget

When downloading an image with wget using wget link I get the following errors: HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Moved Temporarily Location: [following] --2015-05-24 14:47:46-- ...
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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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How to use both my dual internet connections in the same exact moment on Mac OS X [duplicate]

I am running Mac OS X and I have two different Internet connections on two different local networks: One is wireless and the other is wired. I want to use both on the same time to get higher download ...
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There is a software who i can download the files from website/server? [closed]

For example i want to download all scans from the "emuparadise..me/magazine-comic-guide-scans/all" and all files is in links. I try the Downthemall and outwit but i cant make it to go to each link to ...
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Overdrive Media App Running On Windows 8 Laptop doesn't want to download content when minimized &/or extremely slow

I have run the Overdrive Media forms-based application on Windows XP and Windows 7 and it works quite well once you get it installed. Now, I'm running the new version on my Windows 8 Laptop (i7 with ...
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How to download all links in a PDF

I have many PDFs and need to download all the hyperlinks within them. I have tried opening the PDF in Firefox and using Download Them All but I find it often does not get them all. So how can I ...
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How to get past the login page with wget?

I am trying to use Wget to download my private GitHub pages, but I cannot get past the login screen. How do I send the login/password using post data on the login page and then download the actual ...
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What is the value of MD5 checksums if the MD5 hash itself could potentially also have been manipulated?

Downloads on websites sometimes have an MD5 checksum, allowing people to confirm the integrity of the file. I have heard this is to allow not only corrupted files to be instantly identified before ...
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How am I supposed to integrate `Free Download Manager` with chrome?

I have Free Download Manager installed. When I download Free Download Manager extension from chrome web store It does get installed OK, but when I try to download files they are being downloaded ...
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Strange issue in Downloading via HTTP(GET) proxy in IDM (int.D manager) vs IDA (Int.D accelerator)

before stating my problem, i want to quote that my ISP allows downloading files only via HTTP (GET) Proxies. Visit my previous thread for my ISP issue { web filter issue of my Telecom ISP }. Iam ...
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Where can I find OpenVPN Connect for Windows? [closed]

A few months ago, I have installed a program called "OpenVPN Connect" (from OpenVPN Technologies) and I wanted to check if there were any recent updates, but I couldn't find any trace of that program ...
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why Internet download manager software is very fast at downloading when compare to remaining softwares? [closed]

why Internet download manager software is very fast at downloading when compare to remaining softwares? what is the secret behind it?
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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 ...