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OS X, how to know download file size [duplicate]

I need to download XQuartz-2.7.6.dmg file. Being on cellular internet I should know the size of the file before downloading it - it there any way know that in OS X? I saw a similar question, but I ...
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intercept zip file download request to view contents?

user 'A' downloads a zip file from a web server via HTTP/HTTPS, and after downloading he immediately deletes that zip file from server. In this scenario,can user 'B' (not having direct access to ...
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How do I change Firefox to highlight “save as” or “open with” by default on the download dialog?

No, I am not asking how to set a default application or action. Now that I have that out of the way, I want to know how to determine the default selected radio button for the download dialog: I ...
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Follow-Up From: How can I download stream videos with rtmp protocol? From Harvard Extension, more specifically

I am so delighted to find How can I download stream videos with rtmp protocol? From Harvard Extension, more specifically. I wish to do the exact same thing, and have been trying many alternatives to ...
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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 to always open downloaded files in Outlook 2013

When I download a file it's from an attachment in Outlook I always want to open it right away. But Outlook does not provide a link to the recently downloaded file. Like chrome does with the link at ...
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How to put downloads from a certain site in a different folder?

I know I can set the Downloads 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 ...
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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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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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Why Some Of File Downloads Do Not Work With Download Managers?

Some of downloads do not download actual file but some kind of redirection file like download.php and thus there is no way to download file other than using browser's native download function. ...
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How to download all files from that are linked within a text? [duplicate]

I would like to download all .mp3 files that are linked in a .XML file such as this one: http://blog.iso50.com/audio/pl17/playlist-wordtube.xml Is there a tool available for it? Thank you Sarah
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wget - Double downloads with query strings in URLs

I have to use wget to download, with the recursive option (-r), all the files in a web page. This page contains N direct links to the N files (http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/page/File_n.abc), but also ...
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How to schedule a download only to start at a particular time?

Our Satellite internet provider gives us "unlimited browsing" between 11pm and 7pm. As we have a very limited bandwidth in the day and the download is reasonably large, other than staying up late is ...
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FTP Url issue on Mac mini

We have a few Mac mini OS x 10.8.5 Mountain Lion machines. One machine is not able to load ftp URL on browsers. Checked terminals (command) also but it is not working. We have tried firewall and ...
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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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partially downloaded a torrent file and renamed it

I have partially downloaded a torrent file in ubuntu and unfortunately i renamed it. and after some time i resumed the remaining torrent file.but the torrent then got downloaded with its default name ...
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How to know the download links for the downloads working in the background?

I was once downloading with a file downloader called "go for files".It could download many things, but the problem was the downloads were very slow.I wanted to know the download links that the program ...
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System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: The system cannot find the file specified

When trying to download files from Intranet I got this message: File load failed... System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: The system cannot find the file specified at ...
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How to download cacti 0.9 files from its web directory?

How to download cacti 0.9 (PHP) files from its web directory? I need cacti version 0.9 to work on it but i don't know how can i download all of its files at once from below directory: ...
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Force file link to open as a preview in [new] tab (instead of downloading)

Sometimes you want to follow a pdf/image/etc link and actually see it in the browser instead of downloading it. In my most recent run-in it was with a screenshot on a Mantis server I'm using. When I ...
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How can I force Internet Download Manager to intercept Mega's downlod process?

I want to download a file from Mega through my own download manager not Mega's download manager. I tried many times with available options in Internet Download Manager and can't get Internet Download ...
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Tool which can download the contents of a website recursively [duplicate]

I need a utility which is capable of downloading the contents of an website recursively. For example I have a website URL which has 10 hyperlinks. Using the utility, I should be able to download the ...
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Download all images at distance 2 using Mac OS X

I need to download all the images from a website on my computer. The images are not listed all in one page. Instead I have an index page that links a set of pages (page1.html, page2.html, ...) each ...
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Save Multiple Pdfs links at once [duplicate]

Supppose there are links to pdf files on a web page as follows: exam1.pdf from 2004 exam2.pdf from 2005 exam3.pdf from 2006 exam4.pdf from 2007 exam5.pdf from 2008 The exam*.pdfs are link ...
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How to download a Flash (SWF) file with all its dependencies?

I have a URL to an SWF file and it is pointing to an interactive presentation that is loading other content while navigating through it. Is there some kind of Flash "crawler" that would grab and ...
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Auto download files to my computer [closed]

I'm looking for a Windows 7 program that will be able to download around 1000 files when I give the urls. These are PDF files http://www.ticaretsicil.gov.tr/gazetepdfgoster.php?sayi=8206&sayfa=1 ...
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downloading with pause and resume

I have my own server running lighttpd. When viewing the headers with "curl -I ..." on my laptop through my standard / regular internet connection, I get this: HTTP/1.1 200 OK Content-Type: ...
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Download with iGetter stops and hangs after a 97% complete

I'm using iGetter 2.8.7 to download Netbeans 6.8, the size of which is 145.02 MBs. I've tried it multiple times and every time it stops when it has downloaded 97% of that file. The speed gradually ...
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Windows 8 firewall blocks browser downloads

I have a curious issue with the windows 8 firewall. When using chrome and internet explorer for hotmail I can't download word or pdf attachments. I also tried to download adobe reader with with ...
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How to download and install old version of Firefox

I'm trying to install an old version of Firefox from the following URL: https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/16.0/ but it's a big list of files, I can't find an install file.. ...
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How can I download stream videos with rtmp protocol? From Harvard Extension, more specifically

I've been having trouble downloading video lectures from Harvard Extension School. I was hoping I could take CS171, but I found myself having to spend awful lot of time waiting for endless buffering. ...
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Keeping track of downloaded torrent files

I have approximately 300-400 torrent files stored locally. Some of them I have used to download the related torrents, while others I have not. I need a way to keep track of which ones have been ...
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Download a pdf from a website every 24 hours?

I recently found G24, a pdf that The Guardian updates regularly with news summaries, which I can then print out. Is there a method to download said pdf every 24 hours? It has a static link, as they ...
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Estimated Time Left and Total File Size not showing up in Download

I am downloading Orcad Capture Lite software package from this official link. I am using the Download Acceleration Plus software, even after over 350MB of the file has downloaded, I am still not able ...
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How can I download a file when I visit the website using an online proxy server?

How can I download a file when I visit the website using an online proxy server? I cannot visit some websites directly. I can browse the webpage using some web based proxy servers, but I cannot ...
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VPN problems over WiFi but NOT over LAN?

Occasionally I need to connect into work via VPN from my home. When I try to pull down a file (tens of MB) often the download will fail partway through when I use WiFi, but it rocks in with no ...
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How do I recover my download from Microsoft File Transfer Manager?

Last night I downloaded Visio 2013 Preview using the highly dubious MS File Transfer Manager* and when I checked this morning, the download had completed, but was marked as suspended, because FTM ...
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Disabling Google Chrome Download auto numbering for existing files

When I save a file (e.g. Images) to a folder which already exist there, Chrome adds a (N) where N is first available number. This causes I have multiple copies of same file! How can I disable Chrome's ...
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Error Downloading a File

I am attempting to download a file with Firefox and I see this error: C:\Users\Lynda\Desktop\Sample.psd.zip.part could not be saved, because the source file could not be read. Try again ...
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What is a good download manager with a timer feature?

I live in South Africa where bandwidth is cheaper between midnight and 5am. Is there a good download manager that you can set to start downloading at a specific time? Preferably for use on Windows 7 ...
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Download a file over HTTP with Bash only?

How would one go about downloading a file from the command line using Bash but not Wget or Curl?
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Why don't they allow users to download stand alone package?

Usually I use yahoo messenger to chat when I have some free time to meet the people around the world and to come to know different cultures. But for the latest version of yahoo messenger I need to ...
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How to automate downloading files?

I got a book which had a pass to access digital versions of hi-res scans of much of the artwork in the book. Amazing! Unfortunately the presentation of all the these are 177 pages of 8 images each ...
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List of downloadable files on a website

Is there a way to list all the downloadable files on a specific website (even at a specific level say)? My typical issue is: An author puts a preprint toto.pdf on his website, then the paper gets ...
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Preview large video while still downloading it in Skype

Is there a way to start watching partially downloaded video from Skype while it is still being downloaded? So far my experience was that as soon as I try to do that - Skype interrupts the download.
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Who is throttling my download speed?

Some times when I start a file download (direct not p2p) I get download speeds way more than what was promised to me, but then it gradually decreases to a more (un)acceptable speed. Is it the file ...
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Is it possible to download Visual Studio 2010 Updates?

When we change Windows we have to download all Visual Studio 2010 updates with Windows Updater and install them again. Is it possible to download Visual Studio 2010 Updates in an installing pack ?
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How to download / upload files from your nokia x6 mobile to PC using WLAN?

Can anybody please help me to connect to my Office PC where Pan Drive or disk is not allowed We can only use WLAN connection, I am looking for a good software that help me to upload / download files ...
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Drag n drop file download in Windows 7

I am looking for a specific file download functionality. Hopefully I can explain it correctly. Drag file download link to the open windows explorer folder. (Doing this currently only downloads the ...
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Is downloading multiple files faster than downloading one file at a time?

Sometimes there's a need to download multiple files from somewhere. The protocol I'm specifically interested in is HTTP, however this question is also relevant to FTP or any other non-P2P protocol for ...