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file downloaded via firefox and curl have different size

When I download a file from this link by Firefox its size is 74580 B, But when I download it by curl with exactly all of header was sent by Firefox its size is 79891 B (I copied all header from ...
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61 views

How can I make a specific image stop loading in Firefox?

I don't want to prevent all images from loading or stop loading everything, I just want to stop loading an individual image after I've seen that it's probably not something I care about so I can use ...
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59 views

How to download these lecture videos?

I want to download these lecture videos by Miles Reid. I have tried using DownThemAll! firefox extension, but it only saves a .asx file. When I tried to open the .asx file using gedit to get the link, ...
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1answer
55 views

How to view text file in Firefox window without downloading it?

I want to see the content of a .m3u8 file without downloading it. I remember reading this trick somewhere, but I can't remember exactly where. What I do remember, is that it involves adding special ...
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186 views

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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45 views

Prevent firefox from trying to download images instead of viewing them?

Sometimes when I right click -> view image on a picture on a website (often gifs) firefox will try to download the file instead of viewing it in a new tab. Is there anyway to prevent this?
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1answer
31 views

New downloaded softwares don't run

I have this problem that whenever I download a program and I try to run that window appear Windows cannot access the specified device,path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to ...
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1answer
109 views

How to get rid of the File Access Security Warning for EXEs downloaded with Firefox 26+?

When downloading an executable file in Firefox (26) windows shows the "File Access - Security warning". Since I am not stupid and don't try to execute downloaded files I don't trust and clearly don't ...
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1answer
47 views

How to overwrite server-side forced download window?

When clicking at a link to a file, three things can happen by default (depending on the configuration of your browser and also of the server): a) the file gets opened in the browser b) a download ...
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1answer
106 views

I can't download files from any browser

I have Windows 8.1. Any time I try to download any file on Chrome, Firefox or IE, the file starts, downloads about 3MB, then finishes even if the file is larger than that. The browser says the file is ...
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70 views

Firefox 25/Windows 7 - Suddenly having problems with downloads terminating prematurely.

My Verizon Fios set up has worked great for years. No new software I know of unless a recent Firefox update is to blame. Suddenly streaming video freezes, downloads terminate prematurely and the only ...
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171 views

Incomplete downloads reported as complete - Firefox - regular occurance

I am having a problem with Firefox where downloads are incomplete, but they are reported as complete. This happens with multiple file types (exe's, zips, videos). There is no circular arrow icon ...
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1answer
746 views

Does closing Firefox cancel / stop downloads?

Well, this question might have been asked (and answered) before, but I haven't found any good (and current) information besides this 3-year old post, that explains a way to allow Firefox to warn ...
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1answer
701 views

Download and print multiple files/links at once?

I have a list of links to lots (I mean hundreds) of HTML-pages with one bill each. How can I automate printing all of those pages at once with a printer (no PDF)? I think I saw an add-on for ...
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1answer
268 views

Firefox download stops while screen locks [duplicate]

I'm using Window 7. When I download a large file through Firefox browser and screen gets locked, the download stops. I want to continue downloading even if screen is locked. How to do this.
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52 views

Can I make Firefox 20+ downloader behave like before? [duplicate]

I have the impression that Firefox 20 is heavier (on an older computer with 1 GB of RAM running Ubuntu-Xfce) than v. 19. There may be small features that change the way it interacts with that system; ...
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12answers
43k views

How to find downloaded files location

I downloaded a file from Mega.co.nz, and when it finished downloading I closed the open file command, and now I cannot find the downloaded file. I use Firefox to access the download link. So, what ...
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0answers
43 views

How does Firefox decide what to do when navigating to offline file and no MIME is available?

I am working on turning a part of a website into an simple offline application suitable to put on a memory stick. This involves saving all html, images and linked files and changing URLs so that they ...
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1answer
68 views

How do I make Firefox stop popping up alerts whenever I finish a download?

How do I make Firefox stop popping up alerts whenever I finish a download? I mean the alert you get when all downloads are complete, you get a pop-up/alert/notification that says, "All downloads ...
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0answers
77 views

Firefox V15.0.1 Cancels Downloads

I've read a number of the posts on this problem and the solutions suggest that the security settings are the cause of the problem. I can't even open a .PDF file in an email when using FF. However, I ...
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742 views

Error Downloading a File

I am attempting to download a file with Firefox and I see this error: C:\Users\Lynda\Desktop\Sample.psd.zip.part could not be saved, because the source file could not be read. Try again ...
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0answers
112 views

Why is Chrome's download speed significantly lower?

Recently I've been having a lot of trouble with Chrome's download speeds. Upon starting up, everything is fine. However after a few minutes, ping latency and download speeds slow down to a crawl. The ...
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2answers
244 views

How to Download Youtube Videos into different segments

I am aware of tons of Firefox Addons that enable downloading of Youtube videos. However, I am in a situation where my net connection frequently breaks and the download process is reset. I plan to ...
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1answer
2k views

Can I throttle downloads in Firefox 12?

How can I throttle my downloads in Firefox 12? Like a global setting, "Maximum download speed: 20kbps". And thereby every download would share that maximum download pool of 20kbps.
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1answer
1k views

How to copy the download url to clipboard in firefox?

When I click a download button, I get a popup-dialog like this: If the file is large, I want to download it by wget -c URL. Right-clicking download button to select Copy Link Location doesn't work. ...
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1answer
3k views

Limiting download speed in firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to limit download traffic in Firefox Throttling Bandwidth on Firefox Simulate limited bandwidth from within Firefox? Does anyone know how to limit download ...
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1answer
266 views

Saving pictures from Firefox without re-downloading

A big jpeg picture file is opened in Firefox. If I do "Save As" for it it downloads the picture again to save it. How to save currently opened picture without re-downloading it in firefox?
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1answer
111 views

How to see which ports Firefox is using in Mac OS X

Which ports is Firefox using in Mac OS X? I particular, which parts are being used for downloads, and what is the speed of traffic on each of these ports?
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1answer
669 views

Speed-up uTorrent when PC is idle?

Is it possible that uTorrent will use its max speed when there is no other internet activity in the PC? For example, if I'm using Firefox, uTorrent should be limited or have low priority for internet ...
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1answer
378 views

Getting played youtube videos in firefox 7.x

I am trying to get a played youtube video from Firefox cache. I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and Firfox 7.0.1 Note, Firefox is still open and the video is complete loading I've tried go to ...
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1answer
207 views

py appended to filename when saving files

I have firefox upgraded to 9 and then 10. Q installed on ubuntu lucid. Now when I save an htm file it gets saved as xx.htm.py. When an image is saved it is saved as xxx.jpg.py. Same thing happens ...
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4answers
491 views

How to download a MP3 file when MP3 files are not allowed to created in my file system?

In my office, I cannot create (or rename) any files with the extension .mp3 in my computer. Now, I would like to download a MP3 file from my office. I am using Firefox. While starting the download, ...
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2answers
2k views

Downloading files greater than 2gb via http doesn't work

I am raring up files and downloading them via HTTP from my webserver. Most of the files have been below 2GB but now it seems the ones that are round 2GB and higher aren't working. When I download ...
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1answer
2k views

Is there a firefox plugin/extension that can download files in each directory?

There is a website, which looks like: Index of /2010/fall/lectures/ Name Last Modified Size Type Parent Directory/ - Directory 0/ 2011-Feb-15 12:35:17 - Directory 1/ ...
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1answer
465 views

How do I disable Alt+Click to download in Firefox?

I'm using Firefox 7.1. As some of you may know, alt is used to highlight links without following or dragging them. But it interferes with the "alt+click to download" behavior. I tried setting ...
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1answer
228 views

What is the “Refresh (dynamic_bypass_reload)” error in my browser?

When I download something, any browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox) will show following message: Refresh (dynamic_bypass_reload) Click here if you are not automatically redirected. For assistance, ...
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0answers
149 views

Why does the Firefox download dialog sometimes lose focus?

When I'm clicking a link to start a download, sometimes the main window steals the focus from the download dialog. This is extremely annoying for me as I have a habit of pressing enter to get to the ...
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0answers
71 views

How can I download a single file in multiple segments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Download manager to replace GetRight? Can I somehow download a single file in multiple segments simultaneously? Is there a browser plugin for Chrome/Firefox? Maybe a ...
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1answer
481 views

Make Firefox 5 show current downloads in status bar (now “add-on bar”)

In older Firefoxes when you downloaded a file it showed at the bottom of the window in the status bar. If you downloaded more than 1, it told you how many were remaining to be downloaded and the time ...
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2answers
1k views

Resuming the download using Internet Download Manager

Q: I use IDM (Internet Download Manager version 5.18 Build 8) to download files, but when I download a file from MediaFire.com for example, the connection is sometimes cut. When I try to resume the ...
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1answer
138 views

Make desktop default downlaod location?

Is it possible to redirect a Mac download to go to the deksktop instead of the downloads folder? I use Firefox
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1answer
673 views

download helper creating zero size files

I've got a small problem with dwhelper. Now when I'm trying to download anything from youtube DH doesn't download and creates only empty files. What can be the problem?
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1answer
339 views

In Firefox 4, how do I change the download directory Firefox starts in when it “asks me every time”?

Here's my situation: I'm running Firefox 4 (Beta 12) in Red Hat Linux. I have the following settings: "Ask me every time" where to download files; and Don't remember download history I want to ...
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1answer
1k views

would like to download this video with downloadhelper but cannot

I am trying to download this video with downloadhelper, the firefox extension http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28qwcVPNy3E but I just get audio only. This is particularly with this video clip. The ...
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1answer
92 views

how can I download this video, i'm having problems trying [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Download Flash video file from any video site? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28qwcVPNy3E i'm using firefox downloadhelper, but it is just downloading audio only with ...
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2answers
58 views

What is preventing me from upgrading / installing Fixefox extensions?

I am trying to install a Firefox extension into Firefox 3.6.13 under OS X 10.5.8, and I keep getting an error message: Firefox could not install the file at because: Download error -228 ...
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1answer
3k views

Download of some files keeps getting stuck at certain point

I'm having this problem where everytime I download a particular file, the download would progress to a certain point and pauses there, for example, when I try to download the TCPOptimizer software ...
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1answer
165 views

How to configure Firefox to reserve hdd space for the full file size when a download begins?

Normally Firefox captures disk space progressively as a file is downloaded. So it can come to a situation when you download 99% of a file to know it can't fit on your HDD or download 50% of 2 files ...
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3answers
677 views

Some websites prompt to download PHP script after some time, but only in Firefox

This happens only in Firefox - NOT in IE or in Safari (all 3 tested only on a Windows system). Always, viewing a page shows most of the content, and then the browser prompts to download some sidebar ...
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5answers
2k views

How can I make firefox download different file-types to different locations?

98% of what I download is music, so I set the download location to my music folder. However, the other 2% has no place there, so every time I download .doc files or pdfs I have to remove them. Is ...