using a fresh ubuntu 22.04 install i can no longer save or download any files in firefox. it did work when i first installed firefox, now it no longer does.
File -> Save page as
does not even open a window where i could select a destination directory.
using the "save as" button in the pdf viewer also does nothing at all.
i just started firefox in safe mode
$ firefox --safe-mode
and saw the error message
(firefox:9161): Gtk-WARNING **: 09:19:12.367: Can't open portal file chooser: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.freedesktop.portal.Desktop was not provided by any .service files
this (probably) goes for all snap applications. for me it was
i might have uninstalled
xdg-desktop-portal when i installed
fuse. see this question.