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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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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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How do I download images from Google Keep?

I shared an image from my phone to Google Keep. I open it on the Google Keep Chrome application. But there's no download option. How do I download images from Google Keep? Is there a work-around?
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How to obtain the direct link to a YouTube video file

I'm trying to figure out where to find the actual FLV video YouTube files. I've found several tutorials on the Internet, but none that work. So if anyone knows, that'd be much appreciated.
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Is there a way to know how often a file was downloaded from my public Dropbox folder? [closed]

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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Failed - Network error downloading my Google Takeout

I am trying to download my 35GB Google Takeout .tgz file but it keeps failing part way through. On Chrome I might get about 3 GB progress, then it reports Failed - Network error. I have tried ...
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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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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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Dropbox folder downloads as 'unspecified' file

I'm trying to download a folder from Dropbox. When I click download, all I get is a file called unspecified. Any idea why this happens?
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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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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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Can't download large file from Google Drive as one single folder, always splits into multiple parts

I was able to download a file (over 70GB when already uploaded as a zip file) with no problems 6 months ago but now it splits everything into multiple zip files? Why is this?
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How to download all images from Gmail messages?

I have a huge number of e-mail messages saved in Gmail with single image (snapshot.jpg, ~500Kb each) attachments. Some messages are combined into e-mail chains (but not all of them due to e-mail chain ...
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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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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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How to (most efficiently) download video from Periscope?

Majority of the search results for "download periscope" lead to websites allowing me to download the app. "download periscope stream" is a much better search term that actually led me to two ...
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Is there a way to download an entire Facebook page?

Is there a way to download an entire Facebook page to read it offline? I would like to read posts from particular Facebook page from the oldest to the newest - to do that I would need to scroll to ...
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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 files,...
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Can I download all Google Photos? [duplicate]

I want to download all my photographs from Google Photos. I found out that I can download 500 files in one zip file. I mark the first photo, scroll down 500 photos, press Shift and mark the last photo....
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Downloading entire archive of past messages of a Yahoo Group

I am an owner of a now-defunct Yahoo Group. Apparently, it's been announced that Yahoo Groups is to remove all content December 14 2019 and I would like to save the archive of messages to that group....
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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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Is there a good tool to backup the data from all my webapp accounts to my computer? [closed]

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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How can I download subtitles for a Vimeo video?

I've been able to rip a Vimeo video with a Firefox extension. But what about captions? It seems they are not easy to download.
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Download a "huge" Facebook conversation, in full HTML, with emoticons and attachments

I need to save a "huge" Facebook conversation, in HTML form, with emoticons, photos, and attachments as I see on the browser. There is no solution at this time. With the Facebook option that lets ...
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Password protected download for community [closed]

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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Download 1 sheet from Google Sheets

I've got a spreadsheet (workbook) in Google Drive Sheets that has multiple sheets (tabs/worksheets). I want to export just one worksheet from the workbook as an XLS file. Is this possible? I ...
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Create direct links to videos on Google Drive

How to create non-expiring direct links to video files on Google Drive that will download the file instead of opening them in the browse ?
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Download backup of google drive trash folder

I'm not really sure why but for some reason my google drive trash is full of files, and takes up nearly 3 GB. I have the suspect there may be stuff I need in there, but I also really need to free up ...
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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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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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Is it possible to download a published Google Docs as PDF?

I have a published Google Docs on my site and I want users to have the option to download the file as a PDF. It's not important if the link will be within the HTML page or on my site. Link to view ...
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Media purchase and download website that doesn't use proprietary software [closed]

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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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 a Gmail account. Is there something in Yahoo! Mail that will ...
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How to download Facebook archive completely?

My account got blocked, and I'm trying to download my data. The problem is my network, it's 12Mb/s, Facebook logs me out automatically after about 30-40 minutes, and the download stops. The download ...
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How do I download a YouTube video (in 2019)? [duplicate]

I know this question has technically been asked before (How do I download a YouTube video?), but that was 9 years ago! A lot has changed, and in fact many of the answers no longer operate the way ...
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When does Gmail load an image (one that comes with an e-mail) into its proxy?

Gmail has a function that proxies the loading of images. When it is turned on, the moment you click "show images" in an e-mail you have received in your Gmail, you get to see the image stored in ...
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How to download folders larger than 20GB on Dropbox without a Pro account

I have had a folder shared with me containing a few TB of files, about 1GB each. With any other cloud storage service I could simply download the whole folder at once or use something like rclone to ...
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How to automate conversion of all my Google docs to PDF or office?

The other day I decided to back up my entire Google Drive to my encrypted external hard drive. After one day downloading I managed to do it (including the pictures). Anyway, I should have known better:...
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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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Who has downloaded my offered files already? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to know how often a file was downloaded from my public Dropbox folder? I offered some people in my family to download files via Dropbox. How do I know once ...
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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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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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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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Downloaded Facebook archive consists of two files. How to join them?

When I used the "Download Your Information" feature of Facebook, it produced two zip files. Both files have a messages folder and a large file named facebook_1479114225.zip.enc. There are no ...
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Transfering files from OneDrive

How do I transfer files from OneDrive back to my laptop? My system seems to be requiring me to buy more OneDrive space. I do not have access to a number of files. I would like to transfer files that ...
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How can I download a Picaboo photobook?

I created a photobook in Picaboo: is there any way to download it (e.g. as a PDF)?
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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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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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Create KML file from Google Earth URL

I've been emailed the following https://earth.google.com/web/@30.0867484,-97.29304982,148.9215598a,284.21410691d,31.95361314y,0h,0t,0r Is there a way to turn this into a KML file? I have downloaded ...
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Downloadable zip file in Blogger?

I am considering creating a blog in Blogger. I would like the blog to include a link to a zip file which would contain source code. Two questions: According to Sharing Files on Blogger, it was not ...