7564Re: [SUSE Linux Users] Using Linux
- Aug 7, 2009Jeff Lane wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 10:48, Aaron Kulkis<akulkis00@...> wrote:Actually, that would be
>> If you're not sure, go download something else with the same browser
>> or whatever tool you used, and PAY ATTENTION to where the dialog
>> box says that the downloads are being stored.
> In most cases, assuming you're using Firefox, things are either put by
> default into /home/downloads or just /home, or /home/Desktop.
For example, with me, it would be /home/akulkis/downloads,
/home/akulkis, or /home/akulkis/Desktop.
Apparently, Jeff made his home directory to be /home, instead
of /home/jeff or whatever his account name is.
> Do what he said... download something else and see where they are
> actually being downloaded to. If you're using Firefox, click
> Tools/Downloads or hit CTRL-Y. find a file in the list of downloaded
> files, and right click, and select "Open Containing Folder".
> You can also edit the FF preferences and set a default download
> directory. I usually just set mine to /home/downloads.
>> Alternatively, if you have the locate command installed, then
>> use this:
>> locate .pdf
> locate will only work if the located db has been updated... it doesn't
> self-update after each file addition.
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