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Re: Copying of web pages by Firefox

Camaleón wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Dec 2011 17:04:58 +0000, Dr Sian Mountbatten wrote:
>> Someone in another group had a web-page in a Usenet newsgroup 
>> which I clicked on. KDE loaded firefox (which is my default 
>> but instead of giving me the web page, it copied the web-page of the
>> link into
>> /var/tmp/kdecache-sian/krun/13950.0.iu.html Unfortunately, most of 
>> links in the page are reference a file in /var/tmp/kdecache-
>> which I do not have.
>> How can I prevent Firefox copying the web-page? And why does it do 
> That's a weird place for Firefox to save temporary files :-?
I agree.
>>From what kind of client (newsreader) did you load the URL? Maybe you
> have to instruct your reader how to handle "http://"; protocol and 
> inside it or maybe is just the URI source (.html) was embedded in the
> message and thus the newsreader thought it was a file to be save
> somewhere...
>> I might note that the newsgroup is soc.culture.esperanto and the web
>> page is in Esperanto using UTF-8.
> Try to load the newsgroup messages with another nntp client to see if 
> can mimic the same behaviour.
Will try another newsreader. Thank you for your swift reply.

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