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Re: [opensuse] Changing users temp folder
  • From: Jeffery Fernandez <forums@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 15:52:25 +1100
  • Message-id: <200612311552.29799.forums@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 31 December 2006 15:32, Basil Chupin wrote:
> Jeffery Fernandez wrote:
> > On Sunday 31 December 2006 14:43, Basil Chupin wrote:
> >> Jeffery Fernandez wrote:
> >>> On Sunday 31 December 2006 13:24, Sylvester Lykkehus wrote:
> >>>> Basil Chupin wrote:
> >>>>> Jeffery Fernandez wrote:
> >>>>>> -snip-
> >>>>>> When I was using mandriva I was used to having my tmp folder within
> >>>>>> my home directory. This way when I download a file which happens to
> >>>>>> be a pdf and gets opened by an other application like kpdf, the file
> >>>>>> gets stored in my ~/tmp folder than the systems tmp folder.
> >>>>>> -snip-
> >>
> >> It might help if you divulged which OS you are now using and which
> >> browser you are using.
> >>
> >> As far as I know browsers usually use a cache where everything you see
> >> on your screen is first placed and then, if you decide to download it,
> >> then it is downloaded to the directory you had specified when setting up
> >> the browser.
> >>
> >> Firefox for example puts everything into a cache (which is in your
> >> ~/home); so does konqueror - if you select that it uses a cache.
> >>
> >> So, which browser are you talking about here?
> >
> > Hi Basil,
> >
> > I am using OpenSuse 10.2 and I am talking about both firefox and
> > konqueror
>
> So why didn't you say so in the first place? :-) .

I thought it obvious that the details of what OS I run was displayed in my
signature. :P
>
> Everything FF 'sees' goes into
> ~/home/<your-login-name>/.mozilla/firefox/xxxxx.default/Cache.
>
> If you want to save anything using FF then you specify a specific
> directory otherwise it gets saved by default in your
> ~/home/<your-login-name> directory.
>
> To specify which directory to use to save downloads, create a directory
> in your /home/<your-login-name> directory - as I mentioned, mine is
> 'Downloads' - then Edit/Preferences/Main/Downloads and select the
> directory you just created.
>
> If you are viewing a PDF file then when you go to save it a menu 'pops
> up' asking you where you want to save the PDF file - and you will point
> it at the directory you just created above.
>
> I don't use konqueror so cannot give equivalent steps to FF but I
> suspect from the *very* quick I gave it that there would be similarities
> between them (although I cannot imagine why you would want to use
> konqueror when there is FF :-) ).
>

I think you haven't understood what I am after. Please read Sylvester's reply
above.

Jeffery
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