User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040207 Firefox/0.8 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040207 Firefox/0.8 under the new firefox, you cannont have bittorrent launch a torrent upon clicking the link. You can download the torrent but if you try to have it auto launch BT the [ok] button is grayed out an unusable. This is, as far as i can tell, is only on the linux version as i've tried it on multiple systems an it only occurs on linux systems. On the 'Opening' windows the option to click 'ok' an let it download doesn't work. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Install Firefox & Bittorrent 2.Try to open a .torrent file with bt by click the link in firefox 3.the 'opening blah.torrent' window appears but you can't click 'ok' its grayed out Actual Results: it won't let you go ne further you have to download the torrent files manually then launch them which is a pain. Expected Results: it should have allowed you to click ok as in previous versions of firefox to have bittorrent launch the torrent file an begin downloading.
Do you use Firefox 0.9.x now or Firefox 0.8?
Assignee: general → bugs
Component: Browser-General → File Handling
Product: Browser → Firefox
QA Contact: general → bmo
(In reply to comment #1) > Do you use Firefox 0.9.x now or Firefox 0.8? i use 0.8 currently which is why the site posted the wrong product version sorry about that. the error happens in 0.9.3 linux version.
I've also had this problem with 1.0 Preview Release
My FireFox doesn't even allow to save the .torrent file. The "OK" button is gray and inactive. Even when i browse to an app which should grab my .torrent file, the "OK" button doesn't become active. Had this problem since 0.9.3, now same in 1.0PR. I tried reinstalling FireFox but there was no effect. Don't know why this is happening. In IE6 everything works just fine.
WORKSFORME using build Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0 1.0 day, yay! OK seems to be working totally alright in my build, and I don't have any problems with bittorrent, or anything else. Can you think of any funny plugins you might have?
Same isue using the final 1.0 release. And I cannot figure out any way to change this handling issue. I've even tried uninstall / reinstall to no avail.
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