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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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Brave Browser Preemptively Downloading Files?

Sometimes, when I was downloading large artifact archives from a gitlab project (~500 MB) in my Brave Browser I was positively surprised when it was partially done already from the start (varying from ...
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Can a website serve only a subset of glyphs from a font, instead of the entire a font, on loading?

There's this Quartz article on how Chinese fonts are made with this curious claim: This has been possible for a number of years, but Chinese always posed a particular problem: with so many glyphs, ...
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aria2: Using multiple connections; and using 'show-files' without downloading '.torrent' file first

I try to understand the basics how aria2 works and I have two questions. In one article I read: To download a file using more than one connection to each host, use aria2c -x2 http://site.com/file.zip ...
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The Downloads folder is not updated

The problem appears on Windows 10 in Chrome and Firefox browsers. Reproduction steps: Open the Downloads folder in Explorer. Download any file in the browser. Open the list of downloads in the ...
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Retrieve all ZIPs from specific site subdirectory

I'm trying to retrieve the *.ZIP files from this Zophar.net Music section, specifically the NES console. The files are freely downloadable per each game separately, which will be a huge time sink to ...
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Torrenting unbearably slow in Deluge

My Deluge client is consistently getting less than 1.0K/s on all torrents it is downloading There aren't very many peers on each torrent even though the website says >100 on every torrent... Why is ...
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Set custom accept headers in Firefox

I don't like *.webp images, mostly because Firefox keeps downloading them rather than just displaying them, but also when I do want to download the image, I intend to feed it to other software, which ...
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How can I cancel all file downloads at once in Chrome?

How can I cancel all file downloads at once in Chrome? I use Chrome with Windows. I didn't find the option:
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How to find download url from a given website to be used in wget?

I try to obtain a publicly available historical document from an archive in Germany, however, the download never starts as I believe the PDF file is too big to be downloaded within a certain time, so ...
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Image download is blank but <canvas> element displays correct

I have web application which uses WebGL to draw some stuff onto a <canvas> element. The problem is that when I right click on it and choose Save image as..., the resulting download is blank. I ...
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How can I download a url that contains left and right quotes with Wget?

I'm trying to download a file from a url with Wget on Windows 7, which contains boath left and right quotes. It could look something like this: https://x.xx.com/xxx/92-prelude_op.28_to_15_“raindrop”_(...
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Unable to download specific version of libxdmcp from Ubuntu archives

I'm trying to install 3D printing software (Klipperscreen) on a 2012 Macbook Pro running Linux Mint 21.3. The installation script tries to fetch libxdmcp-dev_1.1.3-0ubuntu5_amd64.deb (http://archive....
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Windows Store downloads are severerely rate limited - why?

Windows Store downloads are severely rate limited on my Windows 11 (10.0.22631.3085 23H2) computer and I can't figure out why (nor can our IT guys). What could be causing it? The download rate is ...
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Downloading and immediately uploading: is there a system to download files to a fast cache rather than all the way to my desktop

I regularly download files from one bit of the internet only to upload them somewhere else (just now it was a video file). In such circumstances I very very rarely touch the file locally. It would be ...
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W11Ent_x64: restore sequencing file names when downloading pictures from the internet

In W7, and maybe W8 was a feature that allowed downloading pictures with the same name, by adding a sequential number attached to it. Example: Stellated Dodecahedron in 4D.Gif: when 5 such files were ...
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A pop-up window on Windows cannot be closed permanantly, how can I fix it?

I'm using windows and have the following issue: A pop-up window on Windows cannot be closed permanantly, no matter how often I click "don’t show this dialogue again" and close the window. It ...
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In Firefox, is there a way to enqueue downloads to happen one at a time (sequentially)?

Using Firefox on a computer with a single hard-disk drive, sometimes I need to download several many large files from a remote server that is also serving from a single hard-disk drive. It does not ...
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Why do Matroska files (.mkv) with '.der.' in the file name not play in Google Chrome but instead bring up a download dialog?

Usually, Matroska files (.mkv) that I open in Google Chrome (e.g. https://www.example.com/example.mkv) are played directly in the browser. However, I noticed that files with .der. in the file name (e....
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How to increase retention of download history in Firefox?

Whenever I want to find a file that I remember downloading in Firefox download history, I fail unless it was very recent. It seems to remember about 30 items or so. I don't think this history takes ...
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Chrome on Linux does not allow to download .deb file

I rather know what am I doing if I want to download .deb file. The problem is how does it work on Chrome. After I click download link, nothing happens. No any message shown, no warning, just no ...
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Chrome won't allow download of file opened via Chrome Extension's Javascript window.open(URL)

I have a Chrome extension which offers buttons, which when clicked perform a windows.open("url") command. This part works fine, and I get a new tab when clicked, with the correct URL. But ...
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How to download an embedded private Vimeo video

Given an embedded private video with the player URL, e.g. https://player.vimeo.com/video/874566064 How can I download the video for offline viewing?
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yt-dlp not downloading all videos from channel in Windows 11

I'm trying to download all 608 videos from this channel (https://www.youtube.com/@EndoJunts). However, when I use yt-dlp to download the channel, I only see 594 videos. This is the argument I used yt-...
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Internet speed test and actual speed don’t seem to match up?

I’ve having this problem with my PC. On internet speed test says 512.23Mbps (download) and 926.79Mbps (upload). But when trying to download a game or any file larger than 1GB it doesn’t go up more ...
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Qbittorrent moving files before they're completed

I've got qbittorrent set up so incomplete downloads are in one folder and they move to a completed folder when finished downloading. What Ive noticed recently is there were many more files in the ...
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How to download files to SFTP folder in Brave?

I am using Brave on Arch linux with Gnome and when I want to download files on a SFTP folder (mounted via gnome GUI). I manage to start the download process and I get the saving location dialog as ...
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How can I disable the newly introduced "download bubble" in Chrome 118?

I use Chrome 118 on Windows 10. I don't want the recently introduced "download bubble": instead, I want to see downloads in the bottom bar where they used to appear. I disabled chrome://...
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How to download pdf from a pdf.js viewer window which has download option disabled?

Having a really hard time downloading a pdf from a pdf.js viewer window which has download option disabled in its website, i perhaps think that maybe by some inspect element tools i can get till it ...
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Is there a way to download files from a large list of addresses each linking to a single file?

My organization is getting a new hosted site and I need to download a large number of files from our current site. These files are being hosted elsewhere. The way our existing site handles the files ...
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Where is Mega.nz downloading files to using Chrome?

I am using Chrome to download folders full of files. The downloads complete but my PC does not have AppData directory in the User folder so the below path is obviously incorrect. The files are also ...
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VirtualBox won't show the Virtual Machines Sidebar in the Manager Window

When attempting to create a new VM for a SEED lab using VirtualBox on a MacBook intel i7. I must have accidentally clicked something, because my VirtualBox window that should show me where my virtual ...
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rsync permission denied in www subfolder

I need to allow a specific user to download files from my web server. The files will be in a specific directory and I don't want the downloader to read, write or do anything outside of that directory....
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New 365 Outlook

I am using Outlook 365 app, and I was looking for a quick way to download my emails since Archiving is no longer a feasible option. I want to be able to download the email along with attachment and ...
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Why doesn't "sequential download" cause files in a torrent to be downloaded one by one with PicoTorrent?

I am downloading a torrent file with PicoTorrent on Windows 10. Before the download started, I selected "sequential download". I thought it meant that files would be downloaded one by one. ...
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Are there any place where I can get legitimate software via torrent? [closed]

The internet speed I have far exceeds the speeds I'm able to access via some sites to download software. Example: I've discovered that torrent is a good solution for this, Ubuntu ISO files being a ...
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Firefox not updating last save location for one specific site

Firefox has this amazing feature where it remembers a last save location per website (unless you specifically turn that off so it only remembers one last save location for all websites). However, ...
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How to add unity editor modules offline?

I have windows 10 desktop PC. I want to add modules to my unity editor that i installed, but i don't have network connection. How and where to download those files with other device and place it ...
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Does it make sense to find 2160p/1080p version of old movies? [closed]

Sometimes we encounter old movies labeled with 2160p or 1080p on the internet and they are indeed as large in size as more recent high-resolution movies. But does it make sense or is it meaningful to ...
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Get notified whenever a file is downloaded via chrome

I want to perform some action whenever a file is downloaded by chrome and chrome only(no IE no Edge and no Firefox). Now I know of two ways to do this: Keep watching the downloads directory and ...
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How can I force a browser/site to not delete files it needs downloaded in order to run a browser game (keep its' cache)?

I'm playing a game in my browser (Opera) and it has a lot of menus etc. Some menus have images on them and every single time I visit that menu, the game has to run like 3 downloads to download those 3 ...
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How can I download Windows Server 2022 Standard ISO not Evaluation? [closed]

I download Windows Server 2022 Standard from Microsoft but it's Windows Server 2022 Standard Evaluation edition: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/download-windows-server-2022 When I enter ...
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how to install other version neo4j?

OS: Windows 10 their sites seems to give only latest version, install file after searching a-lot, i found, chocolatey might have older version and i tried installing from Chocolatey , keeps giving ...
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Disable "Ask where to save each file before downloading" for one extension

My university has a Google Chrome extension to download notes from the portal. It allows us to download everything a professor has uploaded and automatically organises it in the OS file system. There ...
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Rufus and previous Windows 10 versions

I have an issue with some 3rd party software on Windows 10 which I believe was triggered by a change from 21H2 to 22H2. As such I want to install a 21H2 VM and perform some tests. When doing searches ...
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Two installations of Chrome with different download notification styles?

I have Chrome installed on two different Windows 10 laptops. The laptops are identical - same hardware, same Windows version, and same Chrome version (all up to date). A couple of months ago one of ...
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Windows 10 Virtual Machine from Microsoft?

Microsoft offers a free to download virtual machine for Windows 11 here But I am looking for a Windows 10 virtual machine. Does Microsoft offer (or previously offered) such a download?
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Chrome trying to download something?

Lately my Kaspersky antivirus has been showing weird notifications ahout blocking download attempts made from Chrome because it contains adware and such. Here's the log: Event: Download denied User: ...
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Downloading video from JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments)

I'm trying to download this video from JoVE; to do so I used the developer tools (Network --> Media), but, when I play the video, no information are available there. How can I download it without ...
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How to fix extremely slow Microsoft Store downloads?

I recently helped set up a new computer with Windows 11 (preinstalled), and while it went rather smoothly, there's a problem that the Microsoft Store is downloading and installing extremely slowly: It ...
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Trying to download multiple files with curl, files does not exist error

im having issues with curl again i am trying to understand https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/243134/curl-download-multiple-files-with-brace-syntax but i do not understand it whatsoever the ...
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