Receiving data to a local system from a remote system, or initiating such a data transfer.

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How do I download a YouTube video?

How do I download a YouTube video? I have used various solutions in the past that do not seem to work any longer (KeepVid and various Greasemonkey scripts). Is this just no longer possible?
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1answer
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How exactly does MEGA's download work?

When you download a file from the MEGA service, you are shown a pretty download progress bar within the browser. Once this progress bar reaches 100%, your browser then begins to download the file. ...
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Is there a way to know how often a file was downloaded from my public Dropbox folder?

I often put files in my public Dropbox folder and send the public link to people by email. Is there a way to get some sort of report of how often files were accessed? Or is it possible to know the ...
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How can I download, in bulk, all of the photos in a Flickr “guest pass” URL set?

A photographer friend sent me a Flickr guest pass URL for an event my family also attended. I'm interested in downloading most (might as well be all) of the photos in the set. However, I'm not ...
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Bulk download of images from Flickr?

I want to retrieve some/most of my pictures from Flickr, lost a bunch when a drive went bad. I can't find a way to easily download images other than one at a time. I looked into something called ...
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Why doesn't YouTube have a download button?

YouTube has all the buttons—Upload, Browse, Subscribe etc.—, but it doesn't come with an inbuilt “Download” button. Viewers have to use third party software to download the videos from YouTube. Why is ...
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Is there a good tool to backup the data from all my webapp accounts to my computer?

Traditionally, you backup your computer's data to the web, but anyone who uses a lot of webapps puts a lot of data out there. Is there a good tool to backup all my gmail mail, facebook pictures and ...
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Download an older version of a document on Google Docs

I have an Excel sheet document on Google Docs with several revisions. I want to download one of its older versions to my machine. How can I do this? (Google Docs allows downloading the latest ...
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Downloading charts from Google Spreadsheets in high resolution

I have a Google spreadsheet with data from which I've created a few charts using the built-in charting tool. Now, I'd like to download these charts in a format I can use in a PDF document I create ...
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How do I download a TED video?

Does anyone have a method of downloading a video from TED? I tried the techniques here, but they didn't work.
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2answers
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Download all of someone else's Facebook photos

Is there a way to download all the photos from a Facebook user in a single click way? There are several tools which will download every photo in an album, but if the user has many albums then even ...
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2answers
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Media purchase and download website that doesn't use proprietary software

The thing I hate about Itunes is that you have to use proprietary software. What website can you buy the same (mostly) commercial music, and just download mp3's or whatever through a web browser?
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3answers
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Is there a way to download a complete Tumblr blog?

Are there any tools that let me download an entire Tumblr blog? I'm not just looking for pictures and videos (I've seen tools for that) but also actual blog-posts (text)? Preferably there would be one ...
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2answers
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Password protected download for community

Our school has a document that they want to share with the parents of the school. We'd like to be able to send a link and password to the school's mailing list. I know that this isn't the most secure ...
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5answers
3k views

Command line tools to access Gmail?

Are there some command line tools (or libraries) out there to access a gmail account, e.g. to read unread messages, download messages, etc.?
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1answer
398 views

Option to download my Facebook data missing

The option to download my Facebook data (a feature rolled out to everyone last week) is missing, from where it should be on the Account Settings page...
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1answer
3k views

Batch download photos from Yahoo Groups

I want to download a complete album from a Yahoo Groups group but can't find a way to do it on the webpage except of course to click each photos thumbnail one by one and download the full image from ...
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4answers
2k views

How to use two Dropbox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Multiple dropbox accounts on one PC? I have a personal Dropbox and I have special dropbox that I'm using with a friend like a SVN server(to hold code). How can I easly ...
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4answers
5k views

Is there a website that turns torrents into direct download links? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Torrent to direct-link converter I thought there was a website that does this, but I couldn't remember the name. I think it used the term "burn". Anyways, does anyone ...
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Google Code downloads discontinued: What to use instead? [closed]

Google Code's downloads feature allows project maintainers to upload binary files at no cost, either: using the web interface, or using an API, which is very convenient to integrate in build script. ...
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1answer
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Where did Mega.co.nz store my download?

So, I had ~3GB free on my local disk and I tried to download a 2GB file. It failed because it said I ran out of disk space. My disk still shows that I have about 400MB free. According to this post ...
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1answer
1k views

How to download a Wikia?

How can I download a Wikia for offline reading? Is there a specific service that I can use to download a Wikia? Once done, how can I read the downloaded file? I don't need images or other media ...
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2answers
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Is there an application that downloads whole wiki sites to be usable without the Internet? [closed]

I visit some wiki sites with tutorials and I don't always have an Internet connection. So I'm searching for any application working under Linux that downloads a whole site and rewrites links to be ...
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1answer
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Default download folder for draw.io

Can I change the default folder that draw.io saves its' xml files, and and downloaded image files, to? At the moment they keep going to my Downloads folder which doesn't work for me.
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3answers
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How to download Google doodle sounds?

I need to download the sound from the Google's doodle. I saw this post on Superuser that explains how to download a doodle for offline usage and I tried it, but the sounds are not included in the ...
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0answers
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Downloading youtube playlist [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I download a YouTube video? Im looking for an app, which downloads the playlist videos one after another from youtube. For example in the webpage top documentary ...
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Temporary storage webapp

I have a file foo.zip, that I want hosted on the internet somewhere, and that can be downloaded with a wget command. I have tried a few options (including Google Drive), but each time I end up ...
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1answer
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Privacy setting on Facebook for downloading pictures?

Facebook recently moved me to the new image viewer, which shows a download link below every picture. With this download link it is possible to download full-resolution original images. I suppose the ...
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1answer
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Searching for video format like searching for mp3

Based on this question, I can use this: -inurl:(htm|html|php) in title:"index of" +"last modified" +"parent directory" +description +size +mp3 "name_of_what_I_am_looking_for" To search for all mp3 ...
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1answer
62 views

Split one .rar file on Drive into several files before downloading

How I can split one file (.rar), stored on Google Drive, into several files to ease download to my PC?
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1answer
3k views

Web page Save as including css includes and css background images [closed]

Looking for a web app or browser that can save a complete web page including css style sheet includes and css background images. I have tried IE9, Firefox and Chrome browsers.
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1answer
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Downloading all my Yahoo! Mail to my desktop computer

I've a free Yahoo! Mail account nearing 300 emails and I want to download the mail to my computer. I also have a backup of the emails in my another Gmail account. Is there something in Yahoo! Mail ...
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2answers
1k views

How does the conversion of torrent to direct link work?

I know there are lots of sites that convert torrent links to IDM or a direct link. I am interested in how that conversion works.
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2answers
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How to download files from coursera online courses using any grabber or any other online method?

I have registered for one of the online courses in coursera.org. Now when the course gets completed , there will be around 60 or more pdf slides and corresponding video lectures. If I want to download ...
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1answer
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Zootool - export content

I'm using the zootool.com webapplication to store information about my favourite blog posts in an easily searchable way. I am worried that should there be a corruption of their database, I would lose ...
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6k views

Download Videos From Daily Motion

I found that I can no longer download any videos from Dailymotion. It seems to me that the download link has been disabled. Any idea how to download videos from dailymotion?
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Help needed on wget or curl (login template in aspx availbale, then, logged in need to get a json file [closed]

I am not really in to coding and I am struggeling with my problem for many hours now. I need help! What do I need to do? I want to locally save real time data of my solar power plant, provided to ...
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0answers
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How to download all my Google+ auto backup photos at once? [duplicate]

My Android phone uploads all my photos to Google+ using the Auto Backup feature. I'm struggling to find a way to download all these photos to my computer without individually selecting each photo and ...
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Activist shared printing material gallery

What would you say would be the best way to do this: We would like to create a section on our activist community FB page and website in order to share with everyone images and files ready for ...
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0answers
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Amazon website not loading completely

For the last few months now, I've been having problems with the (German) Amazon website. One day, the website stopped loading correctly. Since that, my browser (Firefox as well as Internet Explorer) ...
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Downloading Subtitles along with Videos on Youtube [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Downloading YouTube Transcriptions Now we all know that there are a lot of Firefox add-ons for downloading YouTube Videos (such as ant.com), but is there any Firefox ...
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295 views

Alternative to LeechPack [closed]

Is there a free alternative to LeechPack?
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1answer
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How to download this webpage?

I would like to download this webpage http://www.newsmth.net/nForum/#!article/EconForum/396054 In Firefox, by Ctrl+S, I can choose "Web page, Complete", "Web page, html only", "Text file"or "All ...
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2answers
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How to download all city page of my country from Wikipedia

Will it be moral to copy all city pages information for all cities in my country from Wikipedia? I need those for my website. How can I do it?
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1answer
14k views

Save APK files from Google Play on desktop/laptop

I used to browse Google Play apps through my laptop regularly. Is there any way that I can store the Android applications (.apk files) into my laptop? In other words, download the .apk file straight ...
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1answer
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Download files from Google Presentations

I am working with Google Presentations with my students. I'd like to offer them the option to download other documents (Excel, PDF, etc) from my Google Drive connected with my Presentations, using a ...
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1answer
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Mega Downloads on Mac OSX

It is known that in Windows mega uses the fileSystem API, which basically writes the file to a sandboxed section of your local file system: AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\File System\ ...
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3answers
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How to save buffered You Tube video

I am watching some video lectures on You Tube (licensed under Creative Commons - Don't know the version but I have right to copy).. So, after watching (streaming), how to download the buffered ...
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1answer
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Download Youtube videos when they are split

Recently, some YouTube videos are downloaded part by part (2 MB) to the browser and played. So, I am unable to download such videos directly within my browser using Addons. Are there any ...
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How does “add source” function of filetram.com work?

I want to promote my site in this way: add source on FileTram and their crawler will add my files to their base and I will get more traffic. But is it safe?