Bug 251385 - 'Downloads' window in Firefox doesn't display properly.
'Downloads' window in Firefox doesn't display properly.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-08-08 14:13 EDT by Ben Hilburn
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-10 09:58:42 EDT
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Description Ben Hilburn 2007-08-08 14:13:07 EDT
Description of problem:
When downloading a file, the Downloads window opens in a tiny sliver of a window
to the side of the screen.  If you expand the window, it is a completely blank
Firefox window.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv: Gecko/20070719
Fedora/ Firefox/

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make sure Firefox is set to show the Downloads window by going to Edit ->
Preferences -> and click "Show the Downloads window..."
2. Attempt to download or save any file.  For example, right click on an image
on a webpage, and select "Save Image As".  Choose a location, and save the file.
Actual results:
In the upper left of the screen, a very small blank GUI is opened.

Expected results:
The 'Downloads' window should open in place of the empty window.

Additional info:
Default FC8T1 installation from LiveCD.  Fully updated.  Running GNOME with
Comment 1 Ben Hilburn 2007-08-08 14:43:23 EDT
This bug also prevents you from downloading files that are pulled from a website
using a "get" function.

When you click a "get" link, the empty window opens instead of a "save" dialog.
 This makes it impossible to download such files, since right clicking and
attempting a "Save As" will only save the html link.

Not being able to download files is a real problem. Not sure if it's worth a
Medium priority though.
Comment 2 Ben Hilburn 2007-08-10 09:58:42 EDT
Bug Resolved.
Comment 3 Christopher Aillon 2007-08-10 17:26:28 EDT
Huh.  strange.  Wonder what caused it.  Anyway, thanks for retesting!

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