[Bug 239952] Re: firefox - the associated helper application does not exist
239952 at bugs.launchpad.net
Thu Aug 5 07:21:48 UTC 2010
I'm having this problem too (Ubuntu 10.04 / Firefox 3.6.8)
My suspicion is that it's caused by Firefox trying to save anything that
you "open with' in the temp folder (as it does in Windows). In Ubuntu
the user does not have write permissions to the temp folder (/tmp).
I thought this may be easy to fix but I have just scrolled through
about:config and no mention of a temporary folder :(
firefox - the associated helper application does not exist
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