Bug 1293684 - kpartsplugin in Firefox: The process for the file protocol died unexpectedly.
kpartsplugin in Firefox: The process for the file protocol died unexpectedly.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kpartsplugin (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Rex Dieter
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-12-22 11:50 EST by reescf
Modified: 2016-12-20 12:18 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 12:18:37 EST
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Description reescf 2015-12-22 11:50:55 EST
Description of problem:

If viewing a PDF in Firefox using kpartsplugin, attempting to save a copy fails with the error "The process for the file protocol died unexpectedly." Saving a PDF using the built-in PDF viewer, with kpartsplugin disabled, saves the file as expected. (However, no file dialogue is displayed here so perhaps that's the problem.)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Name        : kpartsplugin
Arch        : x86_64
Epoch       : 0
Version     : 0.0.1
Release     : 0.14.20120723.fc23

Name        : firefox
Arch        : x86_64
Epoch       : 0
Version     : 43.0
Release     : 1.fc23

How reproducible:

Every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enable kpartsplugin in Firefox.
2. Open PDF in browser.
3. Choose to save a copy using button on bar or menu.
4. Wait for a bit after dialogue displays.

Actual results:

Fails with above error. No files or sub-directories are displayed. (Directories are listed on the left of the dialogue - the framing stuff all displays and seems to work fine, but nothing in the main bit. File is not saved.

Entering a file location directly also fails with an error saying that the file could not be saved in the requested location and to try somewhere else. (But the location is not the problem - Firefox's built-in viewer can save files just fine.)

Expected results:

File dialogue displays existing files and sub-directories in main window. File is saved.

Additional info:

Upgraded from fedora 21 yesterday. Problem manifests on first launch of Firefox and subsequent launches.
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