Firefox 20+: re-enable old download manager

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Gingerbread Man

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Post Posted April 3rd, 2013, 9:03 pm

Starting in Firefox 20, downloads are displayed in a pop-up panel attached to an icon on the navigation toolbar. For details, see the following article.

If you'd like to disable this feature in favor of the old Downloads window, perform the following steps.
  1. Type about:config in the address bar and press Enter.
  2. Press the big button to bypass the warning.
  3. In the search box, paste
  4. In the search results, double-click to set its value to true.

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