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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Download a single identical file from multiple web-servers simultaneously

A long time ago, the download manager FlashGet was able to add mirrors from multiple different URLs and it would download simultaneously (1) from all mirrors. This can speed up connection in case the ...
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How do I recover lost chromebook local data?

When you change your Chromebook password, it asks for your old password when you sign back in. If you forgot your old password, it erases all local data. Local data is supposedly the files and ...
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How to download images from a set of URLs repeating the same pattern [closed]

So my question is simple yet for me kinda hard to solve. How could I possibly download multiple images from a site which has a structure like this: http://freepics.moc/pics/xxxxx xxxxx means ...
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Can this PDF be downloaded to internal storage?

There's a website where information is available to view publicly and one can share that information anywhere but only by taking screenshots. I want to save it as pdf in my device for future reference....
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Main PC doesn't have the download speed as the other PCs, however, upload speed is normal

So, recently, I've gotten a faster internet connection (80mb/10mb), but I've noticed that on my main PC, the download speed only goes up to about 30-45 mb, however the upload speed is at 9.5 mb. Here ...
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how to download a private zoom record

I've got a private Zoom recording and I'm trying to download it to my PC, but unfortunately, every plugin I've tried leads me to 403 link. How do I get the rec to my pc? thanks
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Downloads failing on multiple devices, multiple platforms, wired and wireless

I'm having issues downloading files/installing software across a variety of platforms/services. I'm a Virgin Media UK customer and they're having outtages at the moment due to Covid-19, I get that, ...
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downloading torrents stops internet on other devices [duplicate]

when i download a trorrent on utorrent the internet stops on all other devices except the one i'm downloading the torrent on, the devices work after the torrents finish downloading, if i download ...
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How to turn off or reset automatic file incrementing

You download a file with a specific name. It saves as that name. You download that file again, there is a -01 appended to the end of the file name, before the extension. Why? Because the original ...
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How to make an HTML link to an image that forces the image to download the image?

I want to make a downloadable url from an image. Let's say that we have https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a9/Example.jpg When you open it, the browser only shows the content on the ...
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Downloaded mp4 file wont play under any video player

I downloaded a video using Youtube-dlg its was a HLS stream and it downloaded fully except Youtube-dlg told me there was an error when it finished.. I presume that the site i downloaded from made it ...
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Why Is BitTorrent Ingnoring The Skip Directive?

Wanting to know why BitTorrent is Ignoring the Skip or Don't Download Directive that is set when you initially, add a torrent via a magnet link. It never used to do this, but has done it multiple ...
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Is there a way to speed up my SMB file transfer of large files (>10 gb)?

I'm trying to carry out a file transfer from a genomics core of >10 gb data. I have to access the data through a VPN and then use SMB file transfer to transfer the data from the genomics core to my ...
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Slowest download speed with ethernet cable than usb wi-fi

I have an optic fiber connection on my home ( my vendor provides me with 250MB/s download speed and 250MB/s upload speed) with a Huawei EchoLife HG8546M router and I have a 15M long CAT6 ethernet ...
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How do I download an embedded pdf which has no download button or source link in HTML?

I came along a web page which has a document (PDF) that I want to download, but there's no download button, and the source URL is not shown in the HTML (and probably not even accessible through a ...
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Download/mirror webpage page with changing query parameter per site

Say I'd like to download a webpage (including CSS and images) that is using a single-path domain. It displays the current page depending on a query parameter (called "page"). Example: `domain.com/...
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Cache network commands

I have the following situation: I need to install software in a singularity container which fails at several points. Every time it fails, I need to restart the building process. Then, it will re-...
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How can I download the preview of this book using wget or some other tool?

So I want to download the preview of the book here with wget in pdf format or jpeg format (a jpeg picture for each page) since the download option isn't available: https://ofppt.scholarvox.com/reader/...
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How to change order in Chromium's “Save as” dialog?

My file manager Nemo is configured to show all folders before files, regardless of naming. When I save a file from my browser (Vivaldi), the files and folders are sorted purely alphabetically, which ...
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Need help downloading all PDF files available on a website

I'm trying to download an entire website's PDF files, two sites actually: https://sujets.net/ https://concours-maths-cpge.fr/ They're in French and they're giving me trouble. I tried using wget, by ...
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Download every n-th pixel on every n-th frame of MP4 file

I work in an environment with limited bandwidth. I want to be able to download MP4 files but I don't care much about the quality. What I thought about to theoretically bring down the bandwidth usage ...
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How to download a file at an url that returns a “206 Partial Content” response?

Let's say that I'm listening to an audio file online by pointing my web browser to some url https://someurl.fr/file.oga. So the file isn't embedded in a page, but is accessed directly by the browser. ...
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Extract specific arch and version of apk from play store

I would like to download an apk from the playstore. I own the app, and am enrolled in the beta program for it. The problem is, I need an x86 beta version of the app. Searching around is hard, given ...
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How to finish downloading a partially downloaded normal file with aria2?

There is this file that I'm downloading but the server I'm downloading it from reduces my download speed as time passes so I have to restart my download again and again after a few minutes. I've ...
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Offline download website -> ONLY follow/crawl/grab links (URL) that are inside <div class=“main-content”>

I want to download a HTML page with two child link levels for offline viewing. But I only want to follow/crawl/grab links (URL) that are inside the <div class="main-content"> of the HTML page. ...
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download speed of 219.5 Mbps but I get 30 KB per second download speed

Never had this happen before, I would usually get from 2.5 all the way up to 14 MB per seconds on any download anywhere, however when I tried downloading this 21.9 GB file, the speed rarely ever goes ...
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Download video from Microsoft Stream

I'd like to download video from microsoft teams or better from microsoft stream. I read that this function is available only for the owner. The problem is the following: from tomorrow my university ...
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How to download full Visual Studio 2017 Community with command line enabled?

I would like to download VS 2017 with command line enabled in installer because I am afraid MS will soon pull the plug out and I will be left with scenario "upgrade computer, buy new smartphone, etc". ...
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How to know the website a program is downloading from [closed]

Okay so there is an a application that downloads certain files. Now I want to know if there is any way of getting the direct urls of the file it is downloading. So please can anyone tell me which app ...
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Firefox renames downloaded dotfiles (e.g., “.foo” -> “foo”); how do I make it not do that?

When I try to download a file whose name/filename begins with a dot/period (trying to maximize searchability), Firefox saves the file to my Downloads folder under a name that doesn't include the ...
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How to download an entire website after logging in?

I need to download an entire website for offline reading, but first I need to log in into my account there, since the contents wether you have account there or not are different. How do I do that? I ...
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Where is Downloads folder in WSL Ubuntu linux for Windows?

Hello I am trying to find Downloads folder of ubuntu can somebody loot at the this image and help me with locating the folder.
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Using HTTrack download a specific directory on a PHP website

I need to copy PHP/HTML files from: https://example.com/file.php?page=1 https://example.com/file.php?page=2 https://example.com/file.php?page=3 https://example.com/file.php?page=4 … I used this in ...
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How to download video with JW Player blob url?

I am looking for a solution for downloading videos embedded using JW Player Blobs in web pages. I have seen some answers for twitter/vimeo/other blob situations but not seen an answer to JW Player ...
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How to determine if the file download has completed in google chrome?

I have downloaded a file using google chrome. Now I am wanting to know when it has finished downloading. Possibly through an external app (or command line). I have a direct way. There are issues with ...
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How to determine the current or latest version of WhatsApp Desktop (for macOS or Windows) available for download?

How can one determine the current or latest version of WhatsApp Desktop (for macOS or Windows) available for download? The current obstacles: It appears one can not determine the downloadable ...
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How to use wget to download a file stored in Google Drive without making publicly shareable link of the specific file?

First make the file publicly shareable then:- I use for small files download wget --no-check-certificate 'https://docs.google.com/uc?export=download&id=FILEID' -O FILENAME for large files ...
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How to deal with slow download speed connections when not using multithreading for downloads?

I am having a problem with my download speed (ADSL) at home with my home router (a Comtrend device) I have done a benchmark of my download speed on may occasions using wifi and ethernet connections. ...
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where does my windows adk download go

I downloaded 7.5 Gb of Windows ADK (in my opinion I downloaded it is to be verified) this is the link Windows ADK downloads 7.5 GB https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/windows-...
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How do I change the download location of a file which is currently being downloaded with Firefox?

Lets say that a 2 GB file is being downloaded to C:\Users\user\Downloads\ but the C:\ drive only has 1 GB of storage space left. The D:\ drive has 10 GB of storage space free, so I want to change the ...
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setting to enable asking download location for each download in microsoft edge

I use Microsoft edge for most of my work. I download files many times from the internet we all do. Now the problem is each time I need to save files in different different locations. In my settings ...
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How would I get files deleted from source before all files are finished copying?

Background I'm using rsync to download a whole bunch of large files, from a webserver to my local machine (running rsync off the local machine). On the webserver end, it is important that these files ...
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Can't get back my downloads after moving it D:\ drive

I am having the exact same problem as this person here: Win10 - Accidentally moved my downloads folder to D:\, can't seem to revert or change I accidentally made my downloads and my D:\ drive a ...
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Firefox temporary download location

When one downloads a file using Firefox, the download seems to start before one even chooses a save directory. I would assume that Firefox assumes that I am most likely going to save said file, and ...
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By default save all unknown media types when downloading

When downloading, Firefox asks whether to open or save files. I've read the documentation about this behaviour, but it seems you have to configure each media type separately. On top of this, if the ...
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Download attachments from message in outlook which have only .xlsx format

Could you help me with this case? This code has error but I can't understand why. The error appears after adding (i mark it bold) rows with If...Then... statement. I want to download only .xlsx files ...
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How do i stitch a download from multiple time-senitve links?

Basically, the premise is that i have a way to generate download links, which download really fast, but expire after some time and in most cases, the time which it takes to download them is more than ...
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Unable to download a file from baidu website

I am trying to download this file on my mac https://pan.baidu.com/s/1bhJbsGSD7bXf4txmsqaplA I have managed to create a baidu account from here: https://www.reddit.com/r/Piracy/comments/auhyxk/...
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How to download Firefox extension as .xpi-file manually from another browser?

How is it possible to download a firefox extension as .xpi-file from the official site https://addons.mozilla.org/ if not using firefox as a browser? https://addons.mozilla.org/ in this case just ...
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Slow down/upload ftp sftp http on Ubutu Server 18.04 LTS on LAN

I'm facing a embarrassing problem, I have a home Ubuntu server and when I want to download from other PC in the same LAN, doesn't matter if I download or upload from/to http (my http server is apache2 ...

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