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How to restore Firefox download progress bar in Unity launcher?

Firefox used to be better integrated with Unity: when downloading it would show the number of files and a progress bar. This was achieved through the Unityfox add-on, but it no longer works and the ...
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1answer
70 views

'save link as' / 'open with' / 'launch application' window

When I want to open any file or even when I want to do "save link as" in mozilla there is a pop up window with the title launch application which I should choose an application to open that file. What ...
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1answer
102 views

Can't set Transmission to download files [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 12. on my new computer. When trying to download files I want to use Transmission but after I choose a file to download Transmission is not in the list of programs to run with ...
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1answer
263 views

“Open Containing Folder” In Firefox & Chrome Doesn't Highlight The File In Nautilus

I won't say I am new to Ubuntu, but I have been on and off for several years -- although I find myself on Ubuntu more than on Windows nowadays I still consider myself a newbie. I am currently using ...
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55 views

trying to upgrade firefox in 11.04 [closed]

I've switched on an old laptop running 11.04 and Firefox 4! Mozilla suggested upgrading to Firefox26. It appears in my downloads folder. I've tried to extract and open but I can't get Firefox 26 ...
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2answers
1k views

Downloadhelper fails to Convert

I'm trying to use the Firefox Add-On Downloadhelper to download and convert this 'video' of Einstein: http://sploid.gizmodo.com/listening-to-this-incredible-recording-of-einstein-will-1464557213 in ...
1
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1answer
4k views

Firefox is aksing me to choose an application when I try to download something, but I can't find any of them - I just find folders [duplicate]

When I click on a link to download something, such as a torrent, I guet a window that asks me to select an application. I want to choose a software on my computer (like transmission), but the only ...
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1answer
95 views

Delay before Firefox starts downloading

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with XFCE 4.10. Firefox version 20.0. Whenever I try to download any files (eg, right-click and download, anything like that), there's a significant delay (~15 seconds). It ...
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2answers
542 views

Installing non-standard fonts in xubuntu 13.04

Before I start: I'm a Mac user whose 7 year old laptop is slowly dying and, wanting to support open-source software, I've been considering a Linux pre-loaded laptop as my next computer. In preparation ...
1
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1answer
956 views

How can I resume a download with wget?

I use wget with Flashgot in Firefox to download. I can't resume download if i pause(by ctrl+c). Because, i don't know the commandline arguments of wget to manually add it in a terminal. So i did ...
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6k views

how to resume download in wget which is integrated with firefox via flashgot

I use wget as a downloader. It is an excellent, outstanding application. I integrated it with Firefox using Flashgot. How can I resume a download which was stopped by a CTRL+C key press or a shutdown ...
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1answer
149 views

Can't remove 2 entries in the download window

I started downloads of several files in Firefox. While downloading, there was no free space left on my hard disk. I got some error messages (with wording like "not enough free space" and "cancelled ...
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1answer
230 views

How to download a full multi-paged news article?

When I visit a site like the New York Times, I sometimes like to save the page for offline viewing. But many of the articles are linked in a series, like page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Is there a way to save ...
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2answers
81 views

Unwanted dialog when clicking link to download file

Every time when I click some links (which opens another document), there comes a dialog (see the screen-shot) and I then have to close it manually. This is really unnecessary, unwanted and irritating ...
1
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1answer
422 views

Unable to load Firefox Addons website on Firefox!

This is strange but since I have updated to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from 11.10, some websites simply refuse to open in Firefox browser. I have not been able to install any addon since the site itself does ...
3
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2answers
2k views

How do I control where my firefox downloads go?

I am downloading Ubuntu 12.04 from an 11.10 LiveCD, connected to the Internet via tethering to a smartphone. (Please don't ask why...) I have discovered that I have not enough space to download it to ...
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2answers
258 views

How do I grab video from webofstories.com?

I am trying to download videos from "web of stories" (http://www.webofstories.com/). I tried all suggestions on How can I access Flash files from streaming websites?, but no one worked. My browser is ...
1
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1answer
425 views

How do I get rid of an annoying (repeating) download pop-up in Firefox?

I downloaded VB0x Extension pack and installed it last week and it works like a dream. My problem is every-time I open Firefox v11 the download prompt opens asking me to download the VB extension ...
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1answer
282 views

How to see from the terminal what file I am downloading from Firefox or Chrome

I want to see from the terminal what file I am downloading from Firefox or Chrome. Is there a way to monitor what files I am downloading from the terminal? Note that I want to see this WHILE ...
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3answers
8k views

Firefox: open downloaded files with system default application

When I download a file with firefox, it always asks me with what program I want to open it with, even when that type of file is recognized by the system, and I can double click on it in Nautilus and ...
3
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1answer
516 views

Downloading large files hangs system

When Im trying to download large files, i.e. 1gb or more under FireFox, first of all it starts with very big download speed and in few seconds in almost get up to max (~11 MBps). It is downloading ...