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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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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Edit Bookmark Menu appears Frequently

i am new to Ubuntu. Edit Bookmark menu always appears in ubuntu.This causes my web browser to flash and i am unable to browse the net
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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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Chromium bookmarks gone

All of a sudden, my desktop bookmarks have disappeared. All my history, settings, cookies and other data are still there. I can only access "mobile bookmarks" and newly made bookmarks on my desktop ...
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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 arrange bookmarks by categories?

How do I move bookmarked items to arrange them in categories? I have tried to click and drag bookmarked item to different positions in the bookmark list so I can arrange them by category, but they ...
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API and command to find bookmarks location

I would like to know if there exists an API and also a command to find the bookmarks file name and path in ubuntu. My application writes to the bookmarks file to add some short cuts. Before ubuntu ...
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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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Connection error when trying to open a webdav server from a bookmark in Nautilus

Tonight I noticed a strange behaviour on a new machine I was preparing. On a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.2, I used Nautilus to connect to a secured WebDAV server (my Synology NAS). When I use the ...
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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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add bookmark to files Places?

I want to add a custom bookmark to nautilus places "books" with custom icon, not in "bookmarks" under "network" but in the normal places with home and desktop.
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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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Nautilus cannot remember bookmark

In Ubuntu 13.04, all my nautilus bookmarks disappear after reboot, sometimes only some of them. I then revert to 12.04 as I cannot make my wireless card work properly in 13.04, but the problem ...
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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 ...
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How to import bookmarks from HTML in Firefox?

When I need to import the bookmarks in Firefox, I usually go to bookmarks > see all and then click on the import button, but in 11.10 it is not there anymore. How can I import bookmarks from a HTML ...
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Is it possible to decrease the font size in the Firefox bookmarks bar?

I have a lot of bookmarks saved and keep them ordered in folders. However, I feel the font size and spacing in the bookmarks bar is bit large. Therefore, it requires quite a bit of clicking/scrolling ...
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Synchronize bookmarks between firefox and opera among many computers

Right now I'm using Xmarks to sync my firefox bookmarks among some computers I use (namely home and office). Is there a way to sync these bookmarks between opera and firefox, so that I can use opera ...
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How to make software under mono and wine use the bookmarks of Nautilus when opening files

When opening files in some Ubuntu native software, there is an interface that can use the bookmarks of Nautilus. But when using software run under mono or wine, there seems no apparent way to use ...
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Bookmark Searches with Dash?

Is there any way to configure Dash to search/access Firefox bookmarks, too? Seems like it would completely replace Gnome Do for most things if it could do this one thing. Gnome Do keeps causing errors ...
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Did Ubuntu One lose my Firefox bookmarks or don't they get synced?

I had to reinstall Ubuntu and expected that Ubuntu One would restore my bookmarks like it did the last time, but nothing happens. How can I find out whether they are actually lost or just not synced ...
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Where does luakit keep my bookmarks file?

I installed luakit from the repos (sudo apt-get install luakit) and it seems to work fine, remembering my bookmarks and everything. The trouble is, I can't figure out where it stores this data. Any ...