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Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson) wrote on 2010-09-22: #109 No, this is currently only fixed in Maverick. PS: Maybe all this should go in yet another bug, titled 'enhance helper service xpcshell test suite'. It's likely you will be defaulted to "Preview in Firefox" and hopefully the paths for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat will now be correct if you choose one of those. None, the status of the bug is updated manually. weblink

I think a third of the tests I'm currently writing could be made to work on the other ports, but the rest is going to be tricky. I'd do that if I could get a hand on xpcshell.exe... This is also why > I'd like to be able to do some testing on Windows at least. Thanks for the patch and forwarding upstream, I'm marking the patch as patch-forwarded-upstream.

Note that Mozilla applications store information about file types and application associations differently than Internet Explorer, which can explain why one would work and not the other. [edit]Application cannot be located Pressing the "OK" button launches the helper application (evince) as expected. As you say David, I can indeed write to /tmp Obviously I'm a Linux newb but there's not really any excuse for not double checking. Board index The team • Delete all board cookies • All times are UTC + 1 hour [ DST ] Forum powered by phpBB © phpBB Group By any use of

For text, the elements are reversed!: .txt == text/plain content-disposition: attachment; filename*=ISO-8859-1''test4%20with%20space.txt Content-Type: plain/text .odt == application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text content-disposition: attachment; filename*=ISO-8859-1''test1.odt Content-Type: unknown/unknown .ods == application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet content-disposition: attachment; filename*=ISO-8859-1''test2.ods Content-Type: unknown/unknown .gz In FF, I have not get TXT entry in Edit > Preferences > Application. That's why i get /tmp/g2image.php /tmp/g2image-1.php /tmp/g2image-2.php ........................ ubuntu 10.04.

Read this answer in context 7 Question tools Get email updates when anybody replies. Changed in firefox-3.0: status: Confirmed → Triaged Hew McLachlan (hew) wrote on 2008-07-12: #4 Also happens with "Available diffs" right here on launchpad. and this didnt make a differenceI should add Im using version 1.6.1Even tho Ive changed the file association back to utorrent im still getting this error and I have no idea https://support.mozilla.org/questions/777336 Kirk ____________________________________ G2Image Documentation, G2Image Demo Page, My Family Website vinboy Joined:2007-10-09 Posts:4 Posted: Fri, 2007-10-12 13:26 thank alot.

You can usually fix the problem by telling the Mozilla application where to find the program you want to use for the file type (see below for a solution if the As a precaution, we are advising our users to change their passwords. Please look at your server logs, especially the apache logs, to see if you can figure out why your server is downloading g2image.php instead of serving it up correctly. I thought there was also a bug addressing xpcshell too, I may need to file it :/ In Mozilla Bugzilla #455626, Bzbarsky (bzbarsky) wrote on 2008-09-17: #28 > But what is

It can also mean that the application has either been updated or reinstalled and is now in a different location. [2] In such cases, the Mozilla program cannot find the application http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_install-mso_other/cannot-open-office-document-associated-helper/814e4958-4e74-4f0a-bd31-2d04cfcc8e37 Neither standard nor Tinderbox builds include it, and I don't have the tools to build ffx myself :-/ TJ (tj) wrote on 2008-09-17: #23 Call GetFromType() after GetFromExtension() when mime-type is Chosen solution You might try the following: (1) Change your preference to "Preview in Firefox" and use the download button to save the file. That's a server problem.

This is how I set the associations I referred to in my original report. have a peek at these guys As for building, how are you testing your other patches to this code? In such cases, exit the application, open your profile folder and remove (or rename) the mimeTypes.rdf file. (Don't delete the "default" mimeTypes.rdf file in the program folder by mistake.) A new In addition to that, we still check for the version of cairo required by upstream in debian/rules, despite this patch - remove debian/patches/defer_syslibs_bumps_to_sru.patch - update debian/patches/series * Bump minimum version of

You should then be able to download again without receiving the error but any previously set download actions will be gone. [edit]See also File types and download actions Download Actions list Results 1 to 2 of 2 Thread: Problem reading .pdf file attachments in Thunderbird [10.04 & 12.04] Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to I'll give it a try tonight. check over here Like (0 likes) faissl | July 26, 2010 1- this is like "Unknown file type" or "open with" in windows.if you are... 1- this is like "Unknown file type" or "open

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However, if "Other..." is selected from the list, and the file-browser dialog cancelled, Open With displays "Text Editor (default)".

The Flip4Mac WMV Plugin allows you to view Windows Media content using QuickTime. User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License. The problem can be got round by right clicking the attachment and then selecting "save as" and then going to the saved file and reading it but this is annoying and Under 'Tools - Applications - Adobe Acrobat Document, the I've selected 'Use Adobe Reader.' However since I also have Adobe Acrobat 8.3, I've tried substituting that for the Reader, but that

Support Forum This thread was archived. Training Certification Events Webinars CommunityParticipate Q&A Forums Blogs ResourcesNewsletter Distributions Publications Infographics Photos Videos selma July 23, 2010 PLEASE HELP WITH DOWNLOAD ERROR: "COULD NOT OPEN FILE BECAUSE ASSOCIATED HELPER APPLICATION It > just maps the type to an extension and returns the info for that extension, > always. http://thewebparrots.com/download-error/download-error-0-28-mta.php Now all attempted downloads fail because "I don't have the necessary helper application or even C:\DOCUME~1\Will-o\LOCALS~1\Temp\Back Channel II - The Vietnam Betrayal - Chaps 1&2.pdf could not be opened, because the

In Thunderbird, there is no Applications pane (that's in Firefox) but there is an Attachments pane, which is where I set it for Microsoft Word (which fails). The windows port returns the set of extensions for the type it guesses from the 'someExtension' i.e getFromTypeAndExtention('wrong/type', 'eps') has ['eps', 'ps', 'ai'] as extensions. Firefox 2: Tools -> Options -> Content / File Types -> Manage Firefox 3: Tools -> Options -> Applications Thunderbird 2: Tools -> Options -> Attachments / Download Actions -> View The patch doesn't make much sense now we build with bundled libraries, and there is no guarantee now that those old library versions would be sufficient to do a build now

Please help. Where a launcher doesn't exist for a particular mimetype, use the file extension instead - add debian/patches/bz327323_att471859_lp239952_launch_from_extension.patch - update debian/patches/series -- Chris Coulson