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Firefox may require you to drag-and-drop files into parts of it instead of opening a file dialog for you to pick

Posted 01-16-2024 at 07:43 PM by the dsc

At least that's the state of my system regarding the violent-monkey and stylus extensions. I had a zip and a json exported from a different browser, clicked in the "import" button, but nothing happened. I assumed they were just buggy (apparently some updates from google-chrome are requiring some significant work to upgrade extensions to new standards) and tried dragging and dropping without really having any hope for it to work, but turns out it did work, to my surprise.

I assume no OS file dialog came up because I don't have an installation of those "xdg-portal" things (or maybe because I once had and now I may have some buggy config remains), since they caused me some minor annoyances in some other browsers, likely just chrome and chrome-based ones (it hindered me from opening a new browser session specifying whether I wanted GTK or QT file dialogs, it was somehow imposed in a more system-wide fashion, harder to tweak/toggle, rather than just good ol' environment variables or command-line option-flags).

So, no need to rage-throw the computer in the garbage can, just try dragging and dropping.
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