Firefox and the `you have chosen to open ...' dialogue

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Sat Mar 4 15:30:53 GMT 2006

Hi Dana!

Dana Olson [2006-03-03 16:10 -0500]:
> On 3/3/06, Martin Pitt <martin.pitt at> wrote:
> > Speaking of usability, any idea how to download
> >
> >
> >
> > with Firefox now?
> I right-clicked the link, and went to Save Link As..., and downloaded
> to my desktop. What am I missing? Is this a trick question?

It's a genuine question. If I open this URL in Firefox, I get an empty
page, and if I use 'Save as...', the saved file is just a two-line
HTML file. The only way that works for me right now is to copy&paste
into a terminal window and download with wget.


Martin Pitt
Ubuntu Developer
Debian Developer

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