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How can I configure that clicking on a link to a jpg file with MIME Type JPEG Image simply results in the image being displayed in FF ?

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When I click on the link to (found in the page, I get the dialog "What should FF do with this file", where I can select to open a new FF or to save the file, but are unable to make the image simply being displayed like other links to other images. I don't know where the difference to regular image links is.

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Web servers can send an instruction before sending the image (a Content-Disposition header) indicating that the image should be displayed inline (in which case Firefox shows it in a tab) or should be treated as a download. I don't think Firefox has a built-in way to disregard this instruction, but there might be an add-on that lets you change this behavior.

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Yes, after installing LiveHTTPHeaders I can see the server sends "Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=...". Maybe sometime someone writes an extension that is able to suppress that header - I haven't found one. Thank you.

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That's it ! Thank you for the solution.

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You're welcome