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Hey, Everytime I'm saving something from the internet like songs, zip files, whatever, I have to choose "open file" instead of "save file". If I'm choosing "save file" the computer ...
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    Problem with saving empty files from the internet


    Hey,

    Everytime I'm saving something from the internet like songs, zip files, whatever, I have to choose "open file" instead of "save file". If I'm choosing "save file" the computer saves the files as empty, 0 Kb. So each time I have to choose "open file", and then manually move it from temp folder. Any suggestions?

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    Which webbrowser are you using

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    Mozilla Firefox version: 2.0.0.13

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    Firefox saves by default to your desktop What error do you get when you try and save

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    Sorry just read again What you wrote try deleting the ./mozilla folder from your home directory

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    Quote Originally Posted by scrarfussi View Post
    Firefox saves by default to your desktop What error do you get when you try and save
    I do not get any error. I do EXACTLY what I have always done when I had Windows, but the problem is that the files isn't really "downloading", I just receive en "empty" file. So everytime I have to do one step more, when the download manager shows the file as downloaded and there is an option "open" (or save) in that little window, I have to press "open" and THEN the file gets open. So the normal file isn't where I wanted it to be (where I stated that I want it to be downloaded), but in temp.

    try deleting the ./mozilla folder from your home directory
    I don't have ./mozilla folder in my home directory or I cannot find it. I've searched for "Mozilla" now using "find files/folders" (searched through: Storage Media) and the only places I found it where:
    etc/pki/tls/
    home/[my user name]/.adobe/Acrobat/8.0/Preferences/
    opt/Adobe/Reader8 /Reader/intellinux/
    usr/lib/
    usr/share/dict/
    usr/share/mdk/bookmarks

    In my Home folder I just have: Program Files (but no Mozilla Firefox there... actually NO program there, apart from Adobe rpm), link to desktop and tmp. Nothing more.

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