Questions tagged [download]

A download is a computer process of receiving data from another source.

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Jquery lie about size of download [closed]

When you go to jquery.com you see on top right "Grab the latest version! Choose your compression level:" its saying 32Kb for Production (compressed) version in reality when you download it its 91Kb. ...
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How to hide download file from bots? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to restrict the download of all files in a folder? I want to make a private file available for download but not use username/password protection. I want to put the file ...
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File formats to download ringtones

What file formats and other specifications must be used to give ringtones (to download) in a website? I'm interested in giving away just one ringtone. The target audience uses smartphones with ...
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How to download an MP3 or ZIP file onto mobile devices [closed]

I want to be able to download digital goods to smartphone users (music in format .mp3 or .zip). But iPhone and iPad do not allow direct forced downloads. How can I provide mobile users with digital ...
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wget - download external images [closed]

I'm using wget -A to download images from a page. This works fine, when images are hosted on the same domain as the page. But this won't download images hotlinked from other pages (e.g. imageshack) ...
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Download images and other documents from external websites

We're running a website which enables users to download documents about our company, such as: -wallpapers with the company logo. -company logos in various flavours. -media kits in pdf format. Since ...
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Maximum file size for iFrame in IE7

I've got a "super secure" javascript downloader* that I wrote, and it usually works alright. But I noticed, while trying to download a 90 meg file with it on a client's machine that on IE7, it's ...
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Can Google Index Rewriten URLs?

Can Google index rewriten URLs? I mean, if I have the link <a href="http://mydomain.com/document">Grab the document!</a> and if I instruct Apache to rewrite http://mydomain.com/document ...
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How to find the hidden download link of a file? [closed]

I want to write a flexget config file to download some subtitle files form http://subs.sab.bz/ The site provides rss feeds for its new releases. Unfortunately, the link provided will open a download ...
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Issues with timed out downloads via TomCat?

We get, in our opinion, a lot of failed download attempts and want to understand why. We offer downloads via an email link (typical): http://www.semanticdesigns.com/deliverEval/<productname> ...
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Legality of using/embedding MP3s?

I am working on a language learning startup. I think that one of the best ways to study is through music. For that purpose I would like to include MP3s on the website, together with related study ...
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What could keep Chrome from downloading files?

I run a subscription-based site for poker training videos. In the recent past, some portion of our subscribers have developed problems downloading our videos. The affected users are exclusively seeing ...
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What's the best way way to download files from a live blog?

I'm having trouble figuring out a way to download files from a live blog. To be more specific, I'm trying to download the directory and php files that this blog consist of, and work on those files on ...
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Should I add a “nofollow” attribute to download links, or disallow the URLs in robots.txt?

I have a download link very similar to Opera's one - it's just a script that sends the file. It doesn't have an extension and there's no obvious way to tell that it's actually a download link. So ...
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What is the benefit of the “download will begin shortly” page?

I've noticed many websites that host files for downloads have an interstitial page between the download link/button and the actual start of the download. Terminology on the page may include "Your ...
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How does Facebook saves images to my HDD

How Facebook downloads images, when you click "Download" near the picture? I see, that they are passing some argument: _n.jpg?dl=1 ,but how it is managed 'behind the scenes'?
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Download Link for Custom File Type

I have a client that wants to make their products firmware files available for download on their website. The firmware files have a custom extension: .bi2. The client wants the files to be downloaded ...
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Choose from client best server to download from

My web site has a download of a file of about 10Mb. I can have it stored in more than one server and was thinking of a way to offer the download to the best performing server (performance measured ...
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How to inform website owner if someone downloads something from the website?

Right, beginner here so bare with me.. What i've got: A simple html/css website with a page where clients can find informative documents in the form of PDF's and rich text documents, they can just ...
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How to restrict the download of all files in a folder?

I have several .pdf files, which should be viewed on my website by clicking a link on a page. But when a pdf file opens, in the address bar the directory where all .pdf files reside is visible. So if ...
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How to measure the download and upload speed from my PC to a website?

There is an upload function on a website and I want to measure the upload and download speeds from my PC to the website.
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Downloaded file is from stale cache

I've FTPed a new installer file (for an app I'm maintaining) up to a server on the web, replacing the old installer file. My boss has already sent an email to our users saying "get the new installer ...
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“Pay what you want” system

I'm looking for a "pay what you want" system like www.humblebundle.com had during their last software bundle action. Where can I find such a system? It only needs to support PayPal and should send a ...
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How to calculate the actual count of downloads through bandwidth

I have a freeware hosted on my website, and use webalizer to track the traffic. I can get the data of my installation file from webalizer in section "Top 10 of 583 Total URLs By KBytes" (till Jan. 23):...
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audio streaming that cannot be saved?

I need to publish a audio file that I want to make so that: It is available to listen in streaming. The file can't be retrieved for private use. Any idea how to do it? Something where user cannot ...
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How to Distribute File and get Download Statistics?

One of my Clients wan't to distribute there monthly print-magazine also as free PDF download. Similar to HackerMonthly. We are currently not using any CMS so we are open to every solution. I could be ...
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Download CSS with all referenced files

Is there a tool that allows me to point to a CSS URL, and recursively download the CSS, as well as all the image and @import urls referenced within it? For example, if the CSS is at http://example....

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