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Old 09-09-2014, 09:14 PM   #1
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trouble downloading files from browser


I've never had this problem but for some reason I can't download anything from any browser on my system. I get the prompt, click download and choose a directory and the download starts but doesn't really save anything. I've tried several browsers but no success. It does the same when logged into X under root user. \

Any idea what could be causing this?
 
Old 09-09-2014, 09:17 PM   #2
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Is your hard drive full?

How do you know it is not saving anything - exactly?

Also, what distro, browser, etc.
 
Old 09-09-2014, 09:20 PM   #3
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the file didn't show up when I would download. I just figured it out. It was root perms for the folder I was trying to save to.
 
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the file didn't show up when I would download. I just figured it out. It was root perms for the folder I was trying to save to.
That would do it!
 
  


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