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Firefox Downloads menu "Open Containing Folder" opens the file instead :(

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When I download a file and click on the downloads button to bring up the Downloads menu, I often just want to open the Linux Mint file manager in the right folder so I can move the file to a more appropriate place.

In the menu, there's the little button to the right of the listed downloaded file with "Open containing folder", but if I click on that, FF opens the downloaded file, not the file manager.

Obviously this wasn't always like this, but I don't recall doing anything that might have caused the issue. How can I set FF back to the default action of opening the Linux Mint file manager?

Thanks!

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That could be a Mint thing; I still open the "containing folder". I have to right-click the file to get a menu containing that option. EDIT: i.e. right-click the file name in the downloads list.

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That could be a Mint thing; I still open the "containing folder". I have to right-click the file to get a menu containing that option. EDIT: i.e. right-click the file name in the downloads list.

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Thanks! Didn't occur to me to try a right-click.

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