Open Bug 749796 Opened 11 years ago Updated 6 months ago
annoying "downloads complete" popup notification, after disabling similar misfeature
(Firefox :: Settings UI, defect)
(Reporter: doom, Unassigned)
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux i686; rv:11.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/11.0 Build ID: 20120310193444 Steps to reproduce: Saved multiple web pages to disk. Actual results: "Downloads Complete" notification insists on popping up randomly, stealing keyboard focus while I'm attempting to issue "Alt-F S" commands. Expected results: Firefox should be bright enough to realize that someone who has taken the trouble to disable the "Show the downloads window when downloading a file" feature in Edit-Preferences-General really doesn't want to be nagged with yet another similar "feature. After hunting around, I've found this: browser.download.manager.showAlertOnComplete But I really feel like I shouldn't have to mess with this. (It could be that Edit-Prefs should allow you to set more general policies, like "nag tolerance: low", "mouse tolerance: low", etc.)
11 years ago
Moving to preferences. I don't get the notification in Firefox Nightly or 12, though (with the pref disabled). Could you try with a clean profile?
Component: Untriaged → Preferences
QA Contact: untriaged → preferences
6 months ago
Severity: normal → S3
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