Failing to upload large jpg

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Failing to upload large jpg

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Greetings,

I made several attempts to upload a specific file (~17MB) as an attachment, but failed. I've tried

- loading in a set of multiple attachments, or alone
- resizing the image
- disabling browser addons
- using .png instead, worked (but the img is slightly smaller in MB)

I found the topics Attachment quotas and Forum FAQ, wich both say the file size should be ok.


I'm running linux mint 18.2 KDE with firefox 69.0.
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Re: Failing to upload large jpg

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anyone? ...

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Re: Failing to upload large jpg

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Happens to me when my connection is unstable. Or when some background app blocks the whole connection for even just 2~3 seconds to download updates. Other than that...i find it pretty annoying when people upload huge images that get downscaled to tiny sizes anyway, because it wastes bandwidth, and i have to wait for them to load.
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