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firefox can't save files on my google drive with ubuntu 22.04

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Good afternoon. I just made a clean install of Ubuntu 22.04 in my system. I use Firefox, to navigate, study and download diverse things, including work files. When I tried to download those files in my google drive, it shows me the folder which I will use, everything right, but when I hit "Save", nothing happens. Do you know which is the problem? I can access drive from "files" from Ubuntu without problem, upload and download files... Thanks in advance.

Orlando

Good afternoon. I just made a clean install of Ubuntu 22.04 in my system. I use Firefox, to navigate, study and download diverse things, including work files. When I tried to download those files in my google drive, it shows me the folder which I will use, everything right, but when I hit "Save", nothing happens. Do you know which is the problem? I can access drive from "files" from Ubuntu without problem, upload and download files... Thanks in advance. Orlando

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I can replicate the issue. Check for 3rd party cookies, this has been an on going issue with GD. Let play with my settings...

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Changing my cookie setting from my custom setting to strict worked for me. see screenshots My drive of choice is One Drive and I don't have this issue with 3rd party cookies. I added the blocked cookies to my exceptions, but it still didn't work.

Modified by jonzn4SUSE

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Also, turning off Enhanced Tracking Protection fixes the issue with my custom cookie settings.

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Thank you for your responses... but I can´t still save anything on GD... I have to save on my HD, and then upload to GD... pretty confusing, since it was working perfectly for Ubuntu 18.xx.... I'll keep trying... Regards,

Orlando

Modified by osposto

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Okay... How are you attempting to save to GD without first downloading? Screenshots of what you're doing would be helpful. Are you running Google Drive app on your computer?

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Hello. I`ll upload a zip file with the sequence of images from a try to download a datasheet from microchip.com. The first one shows the general file selection. Second one, the list of related files. I chose the first one Third one, the pop up to choose to open or save (save selected) Fourth one: Files window, to select where to save the file Fifth one: File window selection with osposto@gmail.com item selected, to choose where to save the file (selected My Drive). Sixth one: File window selection with osposto@gmail.com/My Drive item selected, to choose where to save the file (selected Projects). At this point, clicking on save, nor directly enter, saves the file there, or anywhere in osposto@gmail.com drive. To make it useful, I have to download to my HDD, and then upload to Drive.

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I can´t upload those pictures... seems that my connection isn´t very reliable today. You can get a .zip file with all the images at

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fy_DPAyMmI7EKniCZNHTGzGmKx2xjP6f/view?usp=sharing

Thanks in advance.

Orlando

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