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0answers
47 views

How to make Firefox open JAR files with the registered default program

When downloading a *.jar file, Firefox doesn't ask me if I want to open or download the file. It only offers the option to download it. Is there any way to configure Firefox to ask, like for most ...
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How to force Firefox to download mp3 file?

Somehow my Firefox reverted to old behaviour, and now it plays all mp3 files from URL in my browser. I want it to ask for download location. I have tried several things such as: Firefox settings -> ...
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1answer
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Unable to set “always open with” checkbox

Configuration: windows 8 (desktop) firefox (latest version) I've been trying to figure out how to enable the checkbox to "always open with ... application for file type", for quite a while without ...
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1answer
198 views

Start firefox using Another Profile, for specific file type(s)?

I have two profiles. A and B I have made shortcuts to start each profile as follows: "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -p A "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -p B Also, I ...
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How to make Firefox file associations consistent with Ubuntu file associations?

This seems to be a pretty commonly Google question, but one for which there are no answers. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-software-2/firefox-download-mime-types-378902 ...
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Open attachments in Firefox using the default application without showing me the open or save file dialog

I just want Firefox to open attachments using the default application without a prompt. I've checked the "Do this automatically from now on" many times yet certain files types like PDF, RAR (which ...
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1answer
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Firefox is changing file extensions on downloads

Today I downloaded a .reg file, and Firefox made it a .reg.txt file. I downloaded a .zip file and Firefox made it a .zip.htm file. Both files worked fine when I fixed the extensions. What happened ...
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1answer
162 views

How to tell Firefox to render various text files directly, rather than asking for external application?

When navigating to various pages that are in a text-based format, such as source code, .tex/.sty files, unix configuration files, &c, Firefox often —I think whenever it can determine the ...
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How do you associate an action with a file type in Firefox 3.0?

I'm trying to associate a specific action with a file type in Firefox 3.0. When I go to Edit > Preferences > Applications, there is no way to add a file type, such as MP3. I can edit existing file ...