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How to change the download location where Firefox downloads files

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 13 sec read >

NOTE: This has been tested on Firefox 3.0.13 running Ubuntu 9.04

  • Open Firefox
  • In Windows click on “Tools->Options
  • In Linux (Ubuntu) click on Edit->Preferences
  • Now a Window will open similar to the screenshot below

    Firefox Preferences

  • Click on the Main tab


  • Under the Downloads section, locate Save files to and select the location where all downloads should be stored by using the Browse button

Last Updated On April 06, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. Profile

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