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Firefox won't download addons due to error code 228

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I am a new user to xubuntu 10.04, and I just installed it on a computer duel-booting with Vista. Whenever I try to download an add-on, the opens the download add-ons screen, but nothing else. Then, it quits out saying that Firefox could not install the file at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/downloads/latest/9825/addon-9825-latest.xpi?src=search because: Download error -228

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== I tried to download an add-on

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ubuntu 10.04 64bits firefox 3.6.3

same problem too.

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Ubuntu 10.04 64bits Firefox 3.6.3

Same problem...

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The same.. An Ubuntu 10.04 just installed and Firefox 3.6.3. No modified, firefox not install all addons. With upgrade also rejects downloads of addons.

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Other screenshot. I hope it can be useful.

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x64 Ubuntu 10.04

Firefox 3.6.3

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See this link. http://kb.mozillazine.org/Unable_to_install_themes_or_extensio...

Turn off IPv6:

Enter in the URL address box:

about:config

Click "I'll be careful"

Type ipv6 in the filter box to get to the one and only line that's needed; it'll say network.dns.disableipv6

the default value is "false"; double-click to set the value to "true" (to disable IPv6)

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Sorry, Wrong link in the above entry

see: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1476706&highlight=F...

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It works! Thanks!

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It works! Thanks! -->> James Firefox user

See this link. http://kb.mozillazine.org/Unable_to_install_themes_or_extensions_-_Firefox

Turn off IPv6:

Enter in the URL address box:

about:config

Click "I'll be careful"

Type ipv6 in the filter box to get to the one and only line that's needed; it'll say network.dns.disableipv6

the default value is "false"; double-click to set the value to "true" (to disable IPv6)