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How to get download complete notifications in Chrome

When you’re downloading a file in Chrome, the Chrome icon in the taskbar, or Dock if you’re on macOS, will indicate download progress. This indicator is silent for the most part; it doesn’t do anything once the download is complete. If you’d like more obvious, hard to ignore, download complete …

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How to find the download link of a file on macOS

When you download a file, your browser saves the activity in its downloads manager. If you were to visit the download manager in a browser, you could probably find the download link of the file. If the file is no longer listed there, there’s one other trick you can use …

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How to download files faster on Linux with Motrix

The primary way Linux users download files is through a web browser on the desktop. Mostly, these browsers work fine and get the job done, but they’re not very fast and sometimes leave you wishing files would download quicker. Introducing Motrix, a fast download manager for Mac, Linux, and Windows …

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How to identify real download links and buttons

Ads are how online content is ‘paid’ for. The content might be a useful article, or it might be a hosted file that you can download. In either case, ads keep the lights on and allow you to consume the content you need for free. Sure, the ads are annoying …

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How to disable the Downloads bar in Chrome

When you download files in Chrome, a bar appears at the bottom of the window. It shows the file that’s downloading and its download progress. You can close this bar by clicking the close button at the right corner. It won’t impact the download. The file will continue to download …

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