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I occassionally need to work offline by accident or design. I'd like to maintain a flexible list of web pages that I can cache for easy offline access.


  • I'd like to simulate online browsing as closely as possible. So instructions on using "Offline mode" for Chrome/ium (preferable) or Firefox would be best. Or an extension for one of those browsers.
  • But, any application will do. For example, I don't use Epiphany but if it's easiest to set up this cache in Epiphany, then Epiphany will become my offline browser :)
  • Ideally I want to maintain a short list of URLs, and cache them plus every link on them (just 1 link deep will do). I would then maintain the web pages at the root URLs via various web applications. Some of these apps require authentication, so being able to store cookies is also important.
  • But, I don't mind having to manually open application X every day to get enter these passwords and store the cache.
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For this I think you should give the Scrapbook extension for Firefox a try.


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I ended up using Scrapbook Plus (it has few handy extra features I like) - thanks for the tip! –  d3vid Jan 26 '12 at 11:16
Is there anything similar for other web browsers (such as Google Chrome?) –  Anderson Green Aug 8 '12 at 18:26
There is Chromium scrapbook, but nothing as good as Scrapbook for Firefox –  Sabacon Aug 8 '12 at 21:37
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