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Thread: "The location is not a folder"message when downloading with Google Chrome

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    "The location is not a folder"message when downloading with Google Chrome

    see attached image


    I get this when i click on a downloaded item on Google-Chrome


    Blatantly not true a message since i place my downloads in Downloads


    Not sure how to reestablish files opening into the software programme i want them to ie torrent in vuze without gettin this non-sensical message?

    I am sure it is simple but do not as yet know how to Any offers?
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    Re: "The location is not a folder"message when downloading with Google Chrome

    still going on; not as yet found a solution any suggestions?


    thanx shan
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    Re: "The location is not a folder"message when downloading with Google Chrome

    thanx to sean tnl answer is
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    Re: "The location is not a folder"message when downloading with Google Chrome

    Thanks! I was starting to pull my hair out.

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    Re: "The location is not a folder"message when downloading with Google Chrome

    Thanks! Helped me too.

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    Re: "The location is not a folder"message when downloading with Google Chrome

    FYI the fix is:
    Code:
    sudo apt-get remove libexo-common exo-utils

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    Smile Re: "The location is not a folder"message when downloading with Google Chrome

    Thanks for command!

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    Re: "The location is not a folder"message when downloading with Google Chrome

    Quote Originally Posted by abetterlie View Post
    FYI the fix is:
    Code:
    sudo apt-get remove libexo-common exo-utils
    Worked for me, thanks! Note that it might remove some things due to dependencies. It removed Thunar for me, but since I don't use it anymore, I don't mind.

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    Re: "The location is not a folder"message when downloading with Google Chrome

    Thanks, you save my day.

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