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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Can I take the firefox book marks folder and copy it? [closed]

I am trying to create a base ubuntu image with some bookmarks in firefox. Is there a way I can SCP into the unit and copy\paste a new book marks file? Thanks!!!
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Desktop files and home directory and all bookmarks are gone

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, when my laptop turned on, no background and files on desktop, the home directory is empty! and all bookmarks "Documents, Music, Pictures, Videos and Downloads" won't open and i ...
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How to add directory bookmark when the parent directory is not readable?

In file dialogs and file managers, it's possible to add bookmarks representing directories, used similar to other "places". To add a bookmark for a directory, I have to enter the parent directory and ...
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Google chrome bookmarks

I have follow the instructions from Webex on Ubuntu and after that i have problems when i use the Chrome and i have monitor via HDMI in use, when i click on the Folder bookmark it opens on the other ...
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Import Firefox bookmarks from windows 7 (unbootable) to ubuntu using ubuntu

I have already googled the question and got an incredible answer but I have a problem with replicating it. My windows directory is on the partition called 'OS' and my username is Siba while the ...
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Unable to add new bookmarks to Mozilla Firefox's bookmark bar any more

I imported my bookmarks from Google Chrome into Mozilla Firefox as I wanted to remove Google Chrome, and instead use Mozilla Firefox. So in my Bookmarks Menu section there is a folder called Bookmarks ...
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Transfer bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox [duplicate]

I have currently got Google Chrome and Firefox installed, but I want to switch to Firefox so I want to some how transfer my mass collections of bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox, so is there any way of ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - Nemo 2.2.4 - How to export bookmarks from a machine to another

I was under the impression that copying the ~/.config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks file from a machine to another was enougth to import bookmarks But obviously it's not the case... When I click on ...
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How to export Google Chrome bookmarks

I have got Google Chrome (Version 41.0.2272.118 (64-bit)) and I would like to export my bookmarks without having to sync anything with any online accounts. I read here that the bookmarks are stored ...
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LibreOffice writer: Adding bookmarks

I want to fill out the "Structure/Index" panel that is visible when viewing PDFs but I am not sure how to work this out in LibreOffice writer. In picture #1 the bookmarks I want to add are marked by ...
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transfer important files from an old firefox profile into a new one

I try to write a script that copies all important files into a new fresh profile. I used the information on this mozilla support page #!/bin/bash echo While copying your personal data from an old ...
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How do I change bookmarks into desktop icons?

I have just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (yesterday) and can't figure out how to put application icons on the desktop for bookmarks. I have making bookmarks pretty much down, but can't figure out ...
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How can I change the default Nautilus Bookmarks?

So when I add a new user, I want them to have a nice set of Nautilus bookmarks pre-loaded. If I look in: ~/.config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks I see this: ... file:///home/myuserid/Documents ...
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Can you assign your own name to bookmarks or favorite places with Ubuntu?

Can you assign your own "name" to pages you bookmark or put into favorites on Ubuntu? For example, say I'm on the Dodge Ram Trucks "build & price" web page and I want to add it to bookmarks for ...
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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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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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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 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 ...