How to change the download location where Firefox downloads files

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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

    Main

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

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Ian Carnaghan

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