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Firefox download location error

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I have been facing this problem for quite sometimes. I have set the download location of Firefox browser to the Download folder of my laptop /home/inferni/Downloads. But sometimes when I download any file the file gets downloaded to a different location of my laptop /tmp/mozilla_inferni0/<filename> . This gets really annoying when I have to work on the file and it is nowhere to be found in the download location of my laptop and then I have to open the browser and track the file via the download section.

I tried to reset the download location and even reinstalled the browser but of no use. Earlier I used to work on ubuntu 18.04 LTS and then I switched to Fedora 32 but still the problem persists.

Thank you!

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When the download window appears, are you selecting to open the file or save the file?

If you select open (or have set Firefox to automatically open a certain file type in a program using the Applications section of the Firefox settings), it's saved to the temporary folder on your computer, not the regular download location.


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