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Firefox and resuming broken downloads

By on Oct 28, 2008 in Wisdom | 4 comments

I’m a big fan of Mozilla’s Firefox browser. The browser does fantastic job of rendering complex web pages and  its amazingly faster. But the inbult download manager is just pathetic! Yesterday, I tried downloading ubuntu iso from their official download site. The download worked fine until I had to pause. I paused the download, reconnected my broadband connection and woa! The download manager started downloading from byte 01 ! 🙁 ! Whole 634 MB were wasted! Anyway, I believe its too much to expect Firefox to handle the downloads. I’ll stick to Orbit Downloader which is doing a fantastic job now. Mozilla – if you are reading this post, please work on the download manager! –The Big...