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Copying data from one device to another over the internet.

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How to download this web page properly?

I'm trying to download the content of this web page: https://bcs.wiley.com/he-bcs/Books?action=index&itemId=1119299160&bcsId=10685. In particular, I'm interested to the pdf files that can be ...
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How to download all repositories of a GitHub account to my personal computer without using github cli? [duplicate]

I use WSL Ubuntu 18.04 unchanged. I have one GitHub user with 6 GitHub repositories of that user. Basically I just need to download all my GitHub repositories as I wish to make a local backup of all ...
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How to install FASTQC on home space as I do not have access to the root server

I am trying to run FASTQC on some data. I am working on a server where I do not have root access. Does anyone know a way where I can install fastqc in my home space as I don't have root on the server ...
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How to download all PDF files linked from a single page using wget

I need to download all PDF files that are linked from this webpage https://www.in.tum.de/i07/lehre/ss22/theo/. Everything I have tried so far either does not get the files or downloads the entire ...
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Download from VPS SSH?

Hello i want to ask if is possible to download a file from a VPS via ssh to local machine. (The main thing i trying to do this is because the file is too big and my internet is too slow, and ...
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How to resume a choked recursive wget download without download previous files again?

I'm on a recursive wget download using a command I searched somewhere, wget --recursive -np -nc -nH --cut-dirs=4 --random-wait --wait 1 -e robots=off https://... The directory has hundreds of pdfs, ...
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Why flatpak cannot continue downloading file?

I'm new to flatpak and get confused about it. Before downloading any package I need to install flathub first. It requires a package called org.freedesktop.Sdk which is about 500M. My internet ...
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wget/curl command not getting the contents of a file from a link

I have a .bin file that I would like to download, it's around 10GB in size. The file can be found here (any of the 4 download links): http://mazajak.inf.ed.ac.uk:8000/#embedding-page. When I download ...
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What is the difference between lynx and pandoc? [closed]

In this thread I was suggested to do an action with lynx or pandoc. To my understanding, both programs can output an all backend and solely or primarily textual webpage, in console, pretty much as ...
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How to download an HTML file as plain text? [duplicate]

If one downloads a webpage with curl or wget it comes down as html. But if I wish to download it as plain text (i.e. no HTML parsing whatsoever), exactly or almost exactly as it would be plainly read ...
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How to make a list of values out of a webpage?

In this webpage there is a list of MediaWiki special pages (i.e. pages of the Special: namespace) and I wish to make a simple text list of all these names automatically. I assume that a matching ...
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How to download all the files from a given format in a given URL related to a file server using command line

Suppose there is some URL: example.com/folder1. This URL, when accessed using browsers like Chrome and Firefox, is not a website as we're habituated, but a page containing files to download (I'd say a ...
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VS Code Download Error

I am using Centos and I get this error message on trying to download the vs code for linux. I have tried updating the system but still no progress.Please help. Total download size: 108 M Installed ...
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Problems viewing a forum thread downloaded using wget

I'm trying to download some threads from the NotebookReview forums before the site shuts downs permanently tomorrow. I tried using HTTrack but it didn't work well. Now I'm trying wget, but there are ...
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How to download and compile source code from Fedora

There is an very old game (named "six") that is still available on Fedora as package six.x86_64 that I want to use in a hobby project of mine. I have more recent source from the original ...
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Get a list of files (in the way similar to `ls`) on website/webpage before choosing which to download

Let's say I'm on a webpage on which there are several hyperlinks to pdf documents. I want to download those pdf. Is there a way to get a list of those documents (in the ls way) which then allows to ...
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How can I download wine HQ?

I have a desperate problem. I really need wineHQ, and I can't download or install. I can download other apps, but wineHQ won't download. I can't install it by running sudo apt install --install-...
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How to download a folder from a webserver which the developer left accidently, while the directory listing is disabled? [duplicate]

There is a backup folder at the location https://abc.efg.com/assets/images/socialIcons%20(copy)/, which the developer left by mistake, and I want to download it, as a part of vulnerability assessment (...
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How to download multiple files simultaniously with wget?

I am downloading ~330k scientific files with wget from a csv file containing the URLs of the files I need to download. So, I am using the command wget -i all_the_urls.csv and my file all_the_urls.csv ...
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How to interrupt and continue downloading many wget files without repetitons?

I am downloading ~330k scientific files with wget from a csv file containing the URLs of the files I need to download. So, I am using the command wget -i all_the_urls.csv and my file all_the_urls.csv ...
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Strategies for dealing with large remote files, and slow networks

So, here's the basic problem, I need to distribute qcow2 images, to a bunch of remote machines; no big deal, right? Well, the complication is that some of these happen to rely on 4/5G modems, and ...
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cURL downloads aspx files instead of pdf ones

I am trying to use curl to download lots of files from a website (completely legal, I have a subscription and it's about 1.2K files I want offline, I can't really go and donload each one manually). ...
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Update two devices on the same local network by one download

I have two laptops with the same exact OS of openSUSE Leap 15.3 on my local network. I want to be able to update both of them with sudo zypper ref and sudo zypper up at the same time and by just one ...
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how to get raw file from a web page showing source file?

For example, in this page : https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/latest/source/arch/arm64/boot/dts/arm/fvp-base-revc.dts I want to download the .dts file. But if I just do wget https://elixir.bootlin.com/...
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How can I download specific files recursive, while maintaining folder structure?

So, I just downloaded a several folders using rsync, it went something like this: rsync -rzP user@domain:/mnt/file_direction /mnt/Downloads/Files This worked well for a massive download, however, now ...
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How to download portion of video with ffmpeg.js in web

I want to download 10 sec of video without downloading the complete video in web using ffmpeg but it fetch the complete video and then trim the video. I'm using this let { createFFmpeg, fetchFile } = ...
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How to properly code for async def and with open (file) operation

With this code, given a list of phone numbers inside numbers.txt, it should first add the contact from the current line to my account, then from results return the user_id if the phone number has a ...
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Can wget be configured like torrent using -c flag (Downloading parts of file from different server simulteniously)

wget has a flag -c which is continue flag. It lets continuing incomplete download using RANGE and REST HTTP request, if supported by server. Is it possible to download a content from multiple mirrors ...
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How to download all files from a GitHub repository but not zipped by GitHub?

I want to download all files from a GitHub repository but not zipped by GitHub (i.e. not inside one zip archive automatically created by GitHub's system), rather I just want to download all the files ...
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Arch Linux display Xorg not function at all, but Wayland does (very poorly). Corrupted Xorg files from mirror?

Hello fellow Linux users, I recently purchased an old laptop and decided to try Arch Linux. I bought it to see just how well Arch is for a system and also due to the fact of my main PC's HDD is giving ...
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How Do I Download All Inline Images From a Thread on a MyBB Forum Using Wget?

I want to download all jpeg and jpg images from a thread on a forum based on MyBB using wget. Is it possible to download all the images to a folder named after the thread? Thanks!
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Downloading most Snapd packages without systemd daemon

How can we download most Snapd packages without systemd daemon/service or further without Snapd altogether, but instead by another definitive workaround method?
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I want to download a vim release - but there are thousands!

I want to download and build a release of vim, but on the vim github repo - there are over 12,000 releases, and a release is made every few hours. What should I do?
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Download from list of wget command saved in txt file

I have list of wget command as shown below: wget -q -nH --no-check-certificate --cut-dirs=5 -r -l0 -c -N -np -R 'index*' -erobots=off --retr-symlinks https://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/FTP/swift/data/obs/...
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How to fix microsoft repo downloads being slow for apt upgrade?

Intro: I'm running into an issue while upgrading my installed packages with apt, and I'm curious whether you have an idea where to start resolving my issue, because I'm afraid I don't. I'm surprised ...
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Boost continually fails to download while using cmake for ethminer

I've been stuck with this since this morning. Basically I ran into an issue with this cmake .. -DETHASHCUDA=ON -DETHASHCL=OFF command while following this https://medium.com/coinmonks/eth-x-nvidia-x-...
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Masking my IP address when using `wget` or `curl`

I am trying to access/download a file on an old server which has geolocation restriction. I was just wondering if I can use wget or curl on macOS and change my ip address so that the old server allows ...
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I can't download images in my samba folder

This is my first question here I hope that you can help me so... I'm facing a problem very strange in my samba server and I didn't find anyone with the same problem... Here I have a server that works ...
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Downloading a large batch of files from Google Drive

I'd like to download a large batch of files from a Google Drive link using the CLI. How can I do this using gdrive, rclone, curl or wget?
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donwload files ending with *fna.gz from all subdir

I am trying to download all the files ending with "*genome.fna.gz" in the sub-directories of "https://ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genomes/genbank/fungi/" The complexity is there are two ...
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How to get the updating list and import to my offline computer?

One of my computers has no Internet connection and it is Ubuntu installed, I try to upgrade it to the latest one, I learn that if it get the latest updating list, it's easy to get the URL of the ...
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How to restore important deleted package

I run the command apt autoremove, And it accidentally removed some packages, Which I assume is important, because after I run the command, I can't access wifi, I can't find it icon. The output for apt ...
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Manjaro 21.0.1 download links are broken!

I'm trying to download Manjaro on my system but all of the links on the website are broken. is it the same for you? EDIT: I upgraded the Manjaro Gnome version as always. I was on a stable branch and ...
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Downloading a file with a trivial name without overriding a possible existing file with the same name

In CentOS with Bash I download a file with a very trivial file name, install.sh. Although extremely unlikely in my scenario, this could still, in theory, overwrite some existing file with the same ...
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wget: --convert-links in already-downloaded folder?

Is there a way to separate wget's download and --convert-links functionality? For those unfamiliar with wget and/or --convert-links, long story short, wget can be used to download a website. --convert-...
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Can I download only already installed package? (RHEL)

The OS is RHEL 7. Can I only download and not install a package which is already installed in this system? I'm doing this in order to install the package to another RHEL system without internet access....
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Packages download defaults to be sandboxed

Why most Linux packages download defaults to be operated under sandbox canceling su privilege ? E.g. is on debian W: Download is performed unsandboxed as root as file ... Please one elaborate sandbox ...
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wget cannot work in an url

tried wget to work this url https://r2---sn-quxapm-3c2l.googlevideo.com/videoplayback?expire=1613883712&ei=4JQxYOWPNcShWJPaqIAN&ip=2001:41d0:2:8d40:cc17:46c2:d42c:2f26&id=o-AMgHI-...
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Download image in high resolution

I wanted to download this map: https://www.wdl.org/en/item/17278/ With the webpage download option I get the image in low resolution, however with the zoom option I can see the map with a fairly good ...
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Downloading embedded video

For the 1st time I had switched to using gnu/linux. I'm using linux-mint 20. I have a problem with downloading online videos from the websites now because idm is not available for linux. When I was ...
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