In the context of the World Wide Web, a bookmark is a locally stored Uniform Resource Identifier (URI). All modern web browsers include bookmark features.

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Bookmarks under Ubuntu

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and lost 'Bookmarks'. How do I retrieve old set or just start new list of Bookmarks? I am using Firefox.
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Can I create bookmark folders in Nautilus?

Is it possible to create "bookmark folders" in the Nautilus sidebar, like in Firefox? My specific case is that I have ~5 different folders for University Lectures and ~4 different projects from work, ...
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Are Live Bookmarks in Places.sqlite?

In reading about Places.sqlite, it's not clear to me whether or not that includes Live Bookmarks. How can I access, either through sqlite or by other means, the Live Bookmarks? I've installed the ...
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how to restore bookmarks folder in ubuntu 12.04 LTS from google chrome

I accidentally deleted some folders with bookmarks from bookmark manager in google chrome. running in Ubuntu 12.04. Can someone else tell me how restore them?
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Firefox bookmarks

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP netbook. I'm having issues with bookmarks in Firefox. If I create a bookmark and just leave it loose in the Bookmarks Menu, then it will work fine. However, ...
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Strange titles (and bookmarks) in chromium in xubuntu

Chromium browser in xubuntu doesn't show Persian titles. For example this site: www.farsnews.com Screenshot (just title): How can I fix that? I noticed it happens in bookmarks too. Screenshot: ...
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Bookmarks, Places nautilus sidebar position Ubuntu 14.04

12.04 shows my bookmarks at the top of the side panel. After upgrading to 14.04 it shows Places, Devices, Bookmarks, Network. Is there any way to move Bookmarks top of the side panel or set position ...
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How to get rid of multiple duplicate menus in Firefox bookmarks library?

In my Firefox bookmarks in Ubuntu 14.04, every single folder in my library is duplicated, and I can't delete these duplicates. The duplicates are also linked, so if I change one, it changes the other. ...
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Problem in bookmark updation firefox

I bookmarked lot of pages and I export them as well into a html file. The thing is whenever is bookmark a page can it automatically get updated or synced with the html file. I use 13.10 and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - bookmarks in desktop menu bar

I asked this before but the responses weren't valid and I cannot reply to it, so I have to ask again... Ubuntu 12.04 I somehow wound up with a bookmark for a web page on my main menu bar (the one at ...
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Seperate nemo bookmarks from sidebar

Is it possible to separate nemo bookmarks from nemo sidebar just like nautilus sidebar?. Nemo always display Place and Bookmarks together. I need to separate Bookmarks form places. Thanks
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Nautilus Bookmarks list NOT COMPLETE on “right click” Files on Launcher

On Ubuntu 14.04 (but also on previous versions) I've added 24 bookmarks to Nautilus, and when I right click the Files icon on the launcher it is not possible to scroll all the bookmarks (also the ...
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Workaround for importing bookmarks in Epiphany browser (Gnome 3.10)?

Since GNOME 3.10 Epiphany seems to have a bug in the import process for bookmarks. The prompt simply does not react when hitting the button, so I am searching for a proper workaround. What did not ...
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Firefox Bookmarks on Ubuntu 12.04 Start Page

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 Lt. The Ubuntu Start Page is Firefox Browser, but has no 'bookmarks' Icon showing? How do I 'bookmark' sites for future re-call? How do I download or place the many ...
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Gnome 3 Nautilus - Custom bookmarks

I'm just upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 with Gnome 3 Classic. Could you say me how I can create bookmark [link or signet] on the left navigation panel of Nautilus ? Before upgrading I had a bookmarks ...
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Bookmarks under Places not listing until I first access the Windows drive they're on

I have two bookmarks created under Places to folders on my Windows 7 drive. When I was on Ubuntu 10.04 they would show under Places instantly upon boot since I had the drive automount in the Fstab. ...
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Quick access to /usr/share/applications

I'm a Linux newbie, just installed Ubuntu yesterday as a matter of fact. I love it. But I do have one question. Is there a way to get to /usr/share/applications faster than having to go through the ...
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Why did Files (Nautilus) stop updating partition's bookmarks?

I've upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 and noticed that Files (Nautilus) stopped updating my bookmarks that are located in another partition (an ext4 one). It used to work before. Testing, I've found out ...
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Firefox history & bookmarks don't save, tried everything in the book

Now, before I begin, I would like to say that I am a fairly advanced user. I know how things work, and I troubleshoot. Therefore as such, I have deleted my profile, recreated it, tested new ones, ...
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my mini project [closed]

I am doing my mini project in Ubuntu. Its actually a text editor like Gedit. I am done with basic elements like cut copy paste delete and save..can I get the source code for bookmarking and syntax ...
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How to transfer bookmarks from windows to ubuntu! [duplicate]

I just installed 10.4.3 inside windows vista how can I transfer my bookmarks from foxfire on vista to foxfire on 10.4.3? Or is it not possible?
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How to save the Krusader Password and Bookmarks

Im using Ubuntu 12.04 on my system and I need to reinstall the OS because of some graphical problems. So i need to make a backup of all the Bookmarks and Wallet Passwords of Krusader . And also I ...
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How to add a location to “Places” instead of “Bookmarks” in Nautilus/Ubuntu's File Manager? [duplicate]

I want to add a custom bookmark to Nautilus's/Ubuntu's File Manager's sidebar, right under: Places As opposed to adding it right under Bookmarks
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Use of relative path to a local file for bookmarks in Firefox

For Ubuntu 12.04 using Firefox 21.0, say I have a local .html file, test.html, in my home directory, which I want to add to the bookmarks menu.. First I use "Open File" and then choose the file ...
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How i can add bookmarks in files or Pantheon Files 0.1

I installed this software but I can't find the option to add bookmarks, or add to my favorite places.
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How to backup and restore Firefox bookmarks from command line?

Is there an easy way to backup Firefox bookmarks to a file with command line. Running a find command, I managed to find this file: ...
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In a “Save as … ” dialog, what's the quickest way to keyboard-navigate to “tmp” and to indiv. bookmarks in the “Places” side-pane of Nautilus?

Building on my earlier question, where the accepted answer used keyboard accelerators for some elements of the dialog, I'm still trying to find the accelerator (and/or quickest way) to select ...
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Programs to combine bookmarks?

I've recently been having some issues with xmarks and found that it hasn't been syncing my chromium and firefox bookmarks correctly. Is there a way to combine the two bookmark HTML files? Preferably ...
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Where do I find my bookmarks in my old homefolder and where do I put them in 12.04?

I would have just upgraded but everything fell apart during the process. I think I saved everything off the drive. Now I'm trying to put it back together with 12. Where can I find my bookmarks in ...
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Firefox bookmarks in the ubuntu files system

I have accessed my crashed Ubuntu version via live usb trial. Where am supposed to find my former Firefox bookmarks and history files in order to copy and transfer them into a new installation?
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Nautilus bookmarks not showing in “Places”

I have set some bookmarks from Nautilus (Bookmarks / Add bookmark), and this get showed under Bookmarks menu, but doesn't show under "Places" menu. Some idea?
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Where does Nautilus stores bookmark names?

If I create a bookmark with Nautilus, its location is stored on ~/.gtk-bookmarks, but not his name. I've created a test bookmark named weirdy, and tried to do a grep on my home for that name, and I ...
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How do I retrieve deleted bookmarks in chromium?

Using Chromium on two computers. One Ubuntu Precise the other Windows XP. Bookmarks deleted on the XP and only realised it also affected my personal laptop with Ubuntu. How do I retrieve my bookmarks ...
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How can I add a bookmark in my nautilus folder explorer

In Ubuntu 11 I just dragged the folder there. This seems to be not possible on my new Samsung ultrabook with Ubuntu 12.04 I've tried Ctrl+D and using the top menu but nothing happens and no error ...
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Bookmarks in nautilus only in menu, not in the shortcut tab

Bookmarks added to Nautilus using Ctrl + D do not appear under "bookmarks" in the Nautilus windows -- but they can well be seen in the Bookmarks menu entry: I tried to restart Nautilus and log out ...
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How do I sort Firefox bookmarks alphabetically by manipulating the 'json' or 'places.sqlite' files via the terminal?

is there a way possible with terminal pipelining to sort the bookmarks Mozilla Firefoxstores in alphabetical order? I tried dabbing a little but to my disappointment ,the bookmarks are stored in JSON ...
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How move Firefox bookmarks from Windows to Ubuntu 11.10?

How can I move Firefox bookmarks from Windows to Ubuntu? I have Windows XP on one machine (which is very old and runs Firefox 8) and have Ubuntu 11.10 on another. I want to copy Firefox bookmarks to ...
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How can I recover bookmarks in firefox

I have Firefox on Ubuntu 10.10. I added another profile to Firefox in the last two weeks. Firefox gave me the option to choose between the different profiles, but now it will not login ...
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Menus not working in Nautilus

In 12.04, after fresh start of Ubuntu OS, the bookmarks in Nautilus works fine. But after a while, for some unknown reason, clicking any bookmarked directory doesn't take me to the bookmarked ...
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How can I display bookmarks in Nautilus quicklist, on Precise? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can you access a folder you want quickly? I read in a lot of websites the new feature of Nautilus: the Quicklist includes also bookmarks. After installed Ubuntu ...
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How do I synchronise bookmarks from Firefox with Ubuntu One automatically?

I don't know if this is possible and already done automatically when logging in with Ubuntu One, but can I synchronise bookmarks from Firefox to Ubuntu One automatically? So that I can add bookmarks ...
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How to get rid of bookmarks in synced Chromium

I'm using three Ubuntu systems in an irregular pattern, and since I use Chrome/Chromium anyway and have a Google account, I decided to make my life a bit easier and sync them. Now I am having a ...
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Retrieve Google Chrome Ubuntu favicon

Where the favicon .ico file is stored in Ubuntu 11.10? How can I extract the .ico file from the chrome cache?
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Upgrading from 10.04 to 11.10

I am in the process of upgrading my computers to 11.10. I just did an upgrade on a Netbook from a Netbook version to 11.10 and although it works quite smoothly on this netbook It didn't save the home ...
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Many (many!) bookmarks in Firefox make the desktop lock up on hovering “Bookmarks” in firefox. Fixes? [closed]

I have several tens of thousands of bookmarks in Firefox. Whenever I accidentaly hover over the "Bookmarks" entry of Firefox menu in global menu, my whole desktop freezes for half a minute. Now, I ...
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Firefox freezes for a minute when I attempt to drag a site into the Bookmark Toolbar [closed]

In Firefox 8.0 on Ubuntu 11.10, when I drag a site from the Address Bar to the Bookmarks Toolbar (in hopes of creating a new bookmark) the entire system freezes for about 1.5 minutes. I can move the ...
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Cross-browser bookmark sync?

Is there a way for me to sync bookmarks between Firefox and Chrome on several different Ubuntu machines? Edit: Even willing to run something on my own web server if that makes a difference.
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How to sync my bookmarks with Chromium from a USB flash drive?

Just downloaded Ubuntu 11.10 and I have all my Chrome bookmarks saved on my USB flash drive. How do I sync them with Chromium?
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One click access to bookmarked files?

On my Windows machine with just one click I can launch favourite or bookmarked files that I use on a daily basis, which is a great time-saver. Is there any way to do this with 11.10 Unity? Ideally I ...
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Is it possible to show the bookmarks bar only in the home page using firefox?

This is the standard behaviour in Google Chrome: unless otherwise specified, the bookmarks bar is visible only when in the home page, and disappears as soon as a web site is opened. This makes a lot ...