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Old 08-05-2006, 08:53 AM   #1
Sammael
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Talking Firefox save as problem


when i try to download anything with firefox, saved file has "another" extension... like, let's say i was downloading blahblah.tar.bz2 to /mnt/stuff. so one would expect, that in mnt/stuff one finds file blahblah.tar.bz2, but lo and behold - the actual file name is blahblah.tar.bz2.bz2

where did the second extension came from? probably will be mozilla thing as i observed this behaviour on mandriva 2006 as well as on my current suse 10.1, never on wintendo though...

any suggestions?
 
Old 08-05-2006, 01:13 PM   #2
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check if it's a local configuration issue:

- stop firefox...

- temporarilly get rid of your personal configs:
Code:
mv ~/.mozilla ~/.mozilla.bak
- start firefox and see if the problem persists...

Last edited by win32sux; 08-05-2006 at 01:15 PM.
 
Old 08-06-2006, 06:51 AM   #3
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yeah, that solved it, so i guess it must be one of my extensions. anyway i found a workaround - i am using flashgot to download files, which doesn't mess with extensions.

thanks...
 
Old 08-18-2006, 07:19 PM   #4
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after giving windoze final goodbye and formatting fat32 partition to reiserfs problem disappears...
 
  


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