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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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Unable to download large files from Google Drive

I am trying to download two files originally linked on this page. The author has edited the linked page but an archived version of the page and files I was referring to can be found here. The links ...
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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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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 to download all Google Search images results

Is there a way to automatically download all the images that Google shows up on Google Image Search? I do not want to download the thumbnails and only the actual images in their actual sizes.
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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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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 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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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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Why Download button is hidden in TED?

I was able to download videos from TED simply by clicking on download button since couple days ago. But suddenly it has been hidden now! [it was on the right hand] So, How can I bring it back? or ...
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Where do I download Instagram for use on a PC? [closed]

Where do I go to download Instagram on a PC and how much data is it gonna take? How much does it cost?
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