Right forum? Will find out, I guess . . .
MacBook OS X 10.4.11; Firefox: often, attempting to download a .pdf file results in ... nothing -- even with a "DONE" message on the lower bar ...
What's the trick to be able to download on MacBook when some www.sites still believe that Microsoft is the only game in town ...?
Right-click or control-click on the url. Save the file as directed by the drop down menu.