Posting this so Google can find it and hopefully save somebody else some time.
At the Salt Mines we’ve deployed mobile home folders for our Mac users, and a couple of them have had problems where if you attempt to download a PDF in Firefox, it throws an error message about not being able to save the file into
Other browsers can download PDFs just fine.
Removing every last trace of Firefox and its preferences files and reinstalling will not fix the issue.
Turns out that for some reason Firefox gets its default download folder setting from Safari. (Yes, huh? is exactly what I said.) That default setting is corrupted in Safari, even though Safari can download things just fine.
So the solution is to simply reset Safari’s Download folder to something sane, and everything is hunky-dory.
Now back to your irregularly scheduled programming.
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.