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Georgi Kourtev 05-21-2012 08:54 AM

SOLVED: Firefox and magnet
 
Actually it didn't work for me that way as the suggested is for FF up to 3.5. I followed these instruction: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Register_protocol#Firefox_3.5_and_above

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In about:config -- Right-click -> New -> Boolean -> Name: network.protocol-handler.expose.magnet -> Value -> false
Next time I click on a magnet link it asked me which applicatoion to use.
gk

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I managed to fix this. I think the first answer in second post is correct. On mobile now so cant check

http://askubuntu.com/questions/53102/how-to-open-magnet-links-from-firefox-with-deluge

Hth

Jonas


Den 15 maj 2012 10:12 skrev "Georgi Kourtev" <gkourtev@gmail.com>:


I was trying to download a file through a magnet link. *It works on my other
machine but on a new installation of 12.04 (4.8.3) I have the following pop-up
in Firefox:

* * * *"Firefox doesn't know how to open this address, because the protocol
(magnet) isn't associated with any program."

Didn't find anything meaningful while googling. Any ideas? *I am using
KTorroent as a client.

Thanks,
gk



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