User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686; rv:5.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/5.0 Build ID: 20110622232052 Steps to reproduce: Downloading 3 files with the following extensions: .mp3 .doc .wmv Actual results: Firefox places downloaded files to irrelevant directories to the downloaded file type: saves .mp3 to 'Downloads' directory not to 'Music' saves .doc to 'Downloads' directory not to 'Documents' though it saves video files to 'Video' directory not to 'Downloads' Expected results: Downloading all file types to 'Downloads' Directory. To avoid cluttering the folder, I suggest to create a tree of folders under 'Downloads' folder, like: 'Downloads/Video' 'Downloads/Audio' 'Downloads/Documents' etc..
This bug exists on Ubuntu 11.04, if it makes a difference. Thanks
Firefox let's you specify where you download a file. Updated title and component based on how I read your request. If I got it wrong, let me know.
Severity: normal → enhancement
Component: Preferences → Download Manager
Product: Firefox → Toolkit
QA Contact: preferences → download.manager
Summary: Firefox places downloads to irrelevant directories → Save downloads to folders based on file type (i.e. mp3 files to Music folder)
The 'browser.download.dir' key was pointing to my Videos dir, I didn't modify it by hand, it might be caused by some add-on. At this point, I'd like to suggest creating a tree of dirs under 'Downloads'(ie. Downloads/Video, Downloads/Music and Downloads/Documents) then download manager saves each downloaded file to it's relevant location, just to avoid cluttering the 'Downloads' dir, and it can load slowly, if that dir contained a lot of items. Anyway, thank you Tim.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 5 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 118924
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