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Questions tagged [download]

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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How can I download files on a webpage, when the download link is in a new tab? [duplicate]

This question doesn't duplicate How can I download an entire website?, because that website directly contains the download links, whilst my webpage doesn't. I aim to download all files simultaneously,...
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Downloading embedded videos that use Shaka Player and DASH?

How do you download embedded videos that uses Shaka Player and DASH? For example, when I click on source view I have this: <html> <head> <script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/...
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When is a download registered as such?

When viewing images on google images, one might accidentally click on "save image as", or "view image" (which somehow sometimes prompts a download as well). This then opens a window asking if you want ...
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What is the difference between docsis speed and internet plan speed

I recently purchased a cable modem which is advertising two different numbers. I didn't notice that it had two different numbers until my Internet speed test results were horrendous. Can anyone tell ...
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Using Wget to Download a File From a Page That Uses Redirection To Initialize Download

I was writing a script with wget that tried to download the latest version of blender available on blenders home page to try to automate downloading the latest version. I ran into a problem with wget ...
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How to configure the number of concurrent downloads with Vuze?

How do I edit the quantity of downloads? Not number of connections, not maximum speed, but number of files being actively downloaded? See also: How to have more than five torrents downloading ...
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Mamp and Pro 5.1 won't download update to 5.2

I have restarted my mac by holding shift to not have any other software at startup. Mamp says it can't download the update. Current Mamp Pro 5.1 (16575) Mac High Sierra
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How to download Code.org's Courses [closed]

We want to implement the code.org's curriculum into our school system and teach K-12 grades CS. But we can not afford high speed internet for each student to access the courses online. How can we ...
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Mac Automator Workflow doesn't seem to recognize .url files as urls

Trying to feed a bunch of .url files through a workflow. I was hoping to have the workflow look at the linked webpages and collect additional Link URLS off the webpage for download but this Workflow ...
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Extract selected files from large zip file with limited available space

I need to download a large zip file (200 GB), unzip it (not sure how large it will become, but assume < 1 TB), and extract a few files from it (likely < 1 GB). My hard drive can't handle the ...
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How to make wget download site with HTML5 video at other domains?

Hi, I am trying to download a site in such a way that it will most closely mimic FireFox's Save As Website Complete. The site is a page containing various forms of media (some from other domains), as ...
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How to only download files beginning with a certain range of numbers?

I'm trying to download files from a numbered list on a website. The list goes up to 6179 items, but I want to start the download from item 4852. I've tried the command: wget -m -np -c -A "*[4852-...
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curl to download file located at github

I would like to donwload openjdk11 using cURL from github but the download stops just after few seconds, this is what I tried: curl -o openjdk11.tar.gz https://github.com/AdoptOpenJDK/openjdk11-...
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How can I download an old version of Google Chrome

For testing purposes, I need to download an old version of Goolge Chrome. I need the stable release of Google Chrome version 69.0.3497.81 to test some of its features. I need to open it and navigate ...
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Powershell Invoke-WebRequest with Method Head allocate too much RAM

Problem found on server with Powershell v 4.0 (server with Powershell 5.1 they do not seem affected by the same problem) This a strange behavior of Invoke-WebRequest command. Take this example: For ...
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LAN Gbe Connection unable to get full speed

I having a very strange issue about cant getting full internet speed when connected through LAN cable. My current home ISP is 500 Mbps package. I had tested with 2 PC (1 old pc and 1 new pc) through ...
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Internet provider secretly limit the bandwidth

I think my internet provider secretly limit my download speed. It has a webpage to test the upload and download speed, I tested the speed while downloading files. I noticed that whenever I start ...
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How can I save media files without making a second network request?

Let's say that I open a the Developer Console in a standard web browser like Chrome or Firefox and go to example.com. After the page finishes loading, I take a look through the Network tab and find ...
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cURL: curl: (18) transfer closed with 96671047906 bytes remaining to read

I am trying to download a very massive file (~92Gb) using cURL: curl -L -o 'file.tar.gz' -C - http://abc.dummy/file.tar.gz and constantly getting into: curl: (18) transfer closed with ... bytes ...
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How do i download google browser installation without a browser using windows command line [duplicate]

I need to download and install Google Web browser without using a browser. My only option is windows command line. What are the commands I need to input to do this?
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Internet Explorer and Edge are renaming “.TGZ” files to “.GZ”

I've had an issue reported by users on the Jenkins system I've installed at my new company. When downloading release files with the extension ".tgz" (tar'd gzip'd files from Linux), these files are ...
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Internet connection slow only on http downloads (but not on speedtest)

Here are the facts: I have 1gbps broadband connection with my ISP in Catalonia I download very fast using Torrent, Steam, Epic Games launcher, etc. at like over 100mb/s SpeedTest also shows arround ...
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Disable “Open Executable File” dialog in Firefox 63.0

After the latest update Firefox began to open an annoying "Open Executable File?" dialog every time I try to open any downloaded file, be it PDF, ZIP, you name it. I'm not a baby, I know what I ...
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how to download from a FTP over HTTP link?

I simply want to download this package listed on this link: https://ftp.icm.edu.pl/packages/NetBSD/ But I am not getting exactly what it is. FTP over HTTP? Thought I am able to see the files but I ...
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Can't refresh download link to continue downloading my file from google drive using IDM

I started downloading a 2.2 GB file from google drive using IDM (Internet Download Manager). Now I have downloaded 70% and IDM is saying to refresh the download link. I am unable to refresh the ...
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Chrome does not ask where to save each file before downloading

I have selected "Ask where to save each file before downloading" in Chrome, however, whenever I download a file from my email it goes directly to download and opens in Word. I don't want them there. I ...
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Batch that can close a tab web explorer

I am doing a script in batch that downloads the last version of 2 files from a share point. My issue is that it opens a tab in google chrome and I don't want to see that so I would like to close it. ...
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Downloading file audio.aif from website

I found the following website in which there is a file audio.aif (right click-->view source in Firefox): http://dida.fauser.edu/aero/terza/straereo/ipersost.htm How can I download it? Thank you ...
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Downloads gradually slow down in speed

I've been trying to download a graphics driver for my new Windows 7 PC. I downloaded it, my speed started out at 2 MB/s, and it downloaded. Then after a few seconds, it stopped downloading and the ...
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How to download mp3s from spotify (with premium subscription)

I was told that if I subscribe to spotify premium I would be able to download mp3s of all the songs they offer, however after signing up I can't find a "download" button anywhere. Was this just false ...
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why can't we just upload a file and it reaches its destination without the other device downloading it? [closed]

when we have to view or get some content off the internet. We have to download it on the other hand the server uploads it So here's my question => Why can't the server simply upload the file and it ...
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Software to automate your FTP downloads [closed]

How can I automate my FTP downloads and remotely check the status of my downloads? Is there a way that can be done by some software? Or, is it possible that a software can email (and shutdown) my ...
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Recursively download files from a website using wget

I want to download a set o files from a website. The HTML documents are linked with <a href="https://website.com/path/to/folder/jjxx.70" data-linktype="relative-path">bla</a> after the ...
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Save an image from instagram through the “web developer tools” of a browser (chromium)

I'd like to get (and save, i.e., download) an image from an instagram web page. I understand that I could use the "inspect this element" menu in Chromium browser to get to the "Web Developer tools", ...
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Internet is fine, but downloads do not work

I have the following setup: +-- WLAN | WAN --- ZTE Modem --- Switch --- Switch --- PC | +- PC | +-- Switch -- ...
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Save any files from internet to some cloud* without downloading it to your computer [closed]

I know it looks like a copy of this question, and Yes it is. But none of the options on the accepted answer are working now. Original Question (which is accepted as legit and got 23 upvotes): I ...
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Bulk download images from a website

I want to bulk download images with URLs within command line. So here are the URLs of the images I want bulk download (fake URLs, of course) example.com/index/images_1.jpg example.com/index/...
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How can I download a file from a URL with a varying file extension on windows with native scripting?

I want to download a file from a specific url, the file will change extension, but not name, and I want the same download command to be able to download the file no matter what the file extension is. ...
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Opening 6000+ URLs at once on Chrome?

I've seen batch URL downloaders, though they don't work with me due to the amount of URLs I need to open at once. All the URLs that I have are direct download links as well, which makes it worse with ...
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Something is blocking HTTP/unsecure downloads

We have a problem where we can't download anything on unsecure websites (Primarily PDF and Excel documents) Chrome comes up and says "Network error". Internet explorer downloads it, but corrupts the ...
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How do I download video blob m3u8?

I've tried to download a video blob with this method: https://www.tubeoffline.com/download-M3U8-videos.php#.W4bI685Ki01 It didn't work out. Is there a way to download the video with the following ...
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GODADDY EMAIL SERVER | Client-Outlook | Send/Receive all mail including folders to Outlook from GoDaddy

UPDATED-STATEMENT: 20180827@132100 Post created UPDATED-STATEMENT: 20180828@161300 Helped by LPChip & Steven Fan that POP3 downloads from inbox only & IMAP syncs both inbox/folders. Use IMAP ...
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Does saving a web page using Ctrl+S in Firefox make the browser load the site a second time?

When saving a website for offline reading with Ctrl+S in Firefox, I notice that the download process takes some seconds to finish although the web page is already loaded. I'm wondering whether saving ...
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Which Chrome tab downloaded a file?

Today, I had multiple tabs open on Chrome and I was watching a Youtube video and noticed that a file called "UpdateDriver.exe" suddenly was downloading. I had several Chrome tabs open with many ...
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Bulk file download of Wireshark attachments

Many people post capture files to Wireshark bug reports (https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/), and these capture files are very useful for testing purposes. Unfortunately, there is seemingly no easy ...
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How can one download a video from a news site? [closed]

How would one go about downloading the main video shown on this webpage? It seems very tricky getting into the source code. https://www.news.com.au/technology/innovation/military/putins-super-weapons-...
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MySQL installer seems to be stalled?

I downloaded MySQL installer. I chose the Developer Default Setup Type. Now it's downloading the various components of MySQL. There is an issue here: the downloading seems to be stalled. As you can ...
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Android Studio significantly reduces internet bandwidth

While downloading GTA5, I decided to open Android studio, to my surprise, the download speed dropped from 1.8Mbps to 0.3Mbps almost instantly. On closing android studio, the speed went back up to 1....
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Windows 10 iTunes Sending as much data as it's Downloading

Why does iTunes sending up to 80Mbps while downloading movies at 115Mbps? Is it transcoding the movie as it down loads? I have Cox Cable internet 300Mbps download and 30 Mbps Upload package.
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Why does D-Link's site not have firmware for the DIR-615 M1 router?

I'm on a network with a D-Link 615 router, with hardware version M1, firmware revision 1.0.0. I wanted to update the router to a new firmware revision, so I visited the official page for DIR-615 on D-...