Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 967634
Download manager not placing downloaded files into preference set directory
Last modified: 2014-02-05 16:34:09 EST
Description of problem:
Firefox download manager is not placing downloaded files into the directory set via the Preferences->General->Downloads dialog.
All downloaded files for the current session are being left in /var/tmp and now in ~/Downloads which is the stated preferred download directory.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedhat release 18 (Spherical Cow)
Linux manzano 3.9.2-200.fc18.x86_64 #1 SMP Mon May 13 13:59:47 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Everytime a download of a file is requested and across multiple firefox sessions.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start firefox (with download preference set)
2. Download a file (pdf), e.g. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/File:Presentations_GNU%2BLinux.pdf
3. File is downloaded by the Download Manager to /var/tmp and not ~/Downloads
File is downloaded to /var/tmp
File should be downloaded to ~/Downloads
Thanks for your report.
What do you mean by across multiple firefox sessions? More firefox instances with different profiles or more windows opened sharing same profile?
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