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Disable download finished notification

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I want to disable notifications when a download is finished, however the key in about:config 'browser.download.manager.showAlertOnComplete' does not exist any more. Is there some other way to disable these notifications?

I want to disable notifications when a download is finished, however the key in about:config 'browser.download.manager.showAlertOnComplete' does not exist any more. Is there some other way to disable these notifications?

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Does it still happen in Troubleshoot Mode?

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What kind of notification are you getting?

What I see is a visual change on the toolbar button, and the panel listing recent downloads drops open. There is a preference to prevent the panel from dropping, if you want to turn that off:

(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button accepting the risk.

More info on about:config: Configuration Editor for Firefox. The moderators would like us to remind you that changes made through this back door aren't fully supported and aren't guaranteed to continue working in the future. Since we have had this setting for a long time and I use it myself, I feel comfortable mentioning it.

(2) In the search box in the page, type or paste browser.download.alwaysOpenPanel and pause while the list is filtered

(3) Double-click the preference to switch the value from true to false

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jscher2000 - Support Volunteer said

What kind of notification are you getting?

I get an global/OS notification that a download has finished.

System info:

  • Kubuntu 23.10
  • KDE Plasma 5.27.8
  • Firefox 123.0 (snap)

Modified by Robin_w151

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Hmm, I don't see those on Windows. Maybe a Linux user can chime in.

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Suluhisho teule

Does it still happen in Troubleshoot Mode?

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zeroknight said

Does it still happen in Troubleshoot Mode?

In Troubleshoot Mode the problem does not occur any more. I found out, that the Plasma Integration caused this behaviour and it can be disabled.

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Uliza swali

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