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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Does Brave browser have ability to sync bookmarks like firefox login mechanism?

I am using Firefox for a long time. But it causes high CPU temperature. Sometimes even it raises to 150-200 %.But Brave causing less CPU usage. I would like to import all the bookmarks in Firefox to ...
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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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Nautilus and smb bookmarks Ubuntu 16.04

For some reason when I download a file using Firefox, I cannot see my samba sites, even if I bookmarked them. I can see the bookmarked folders, except for the ones smb:. This is what I see whenever I ...
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How to change the default save location for Firefox bookmarks?

When I make a new bookmark in Firefox it is automatically saved to the "Unsorted Bookmarks" section, but I would prefer it go to just straight to the "Bookmarks Toolbar", so how can I change the ...
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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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Syncing Chrome Bookmarks

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an older Dell laptop and am having difficulty syncing bookmarks from Google Chrome to Chromium. A few items appear in the bookmarks bar but not the majority of ...
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How can I automaticly make extra nautilus bookmark names at first logon of someone?

This concerns systems that have mounts to file-shares on servers (sshfs). (The mounts are made at login (via a .desktop file in $HOME/.config/autostart) that starts a script in /etc/sshfs (eg: I use $...
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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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Copying bookmarks from a crashed ubuntu disk?

My ubuntu disk crashed and I need to get a copy for my bookmarks. I tried accessing .Mozilla (for my firefox bookmarks) inside my home folder by booting through a bootable cd for ubuntu, however it ...
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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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How to synchronize bookmarks in Google Chrome between Ubuntu and Windows

I dual boot my system with windows and Ubuntu. when i bookmark a page in Windows (in Google Chrome), it doesn't show up when i open chrome in Ubuntu. I have already logged in to the Chrome with my ...
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Launcher - website

Can I put a website into the launcher? There are some web pages that I use usually (daily) and I would like it to be more convenient to open them.
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Windows Bookmarks

I need to transfer my bookmarks from an old computer using a flash drive. Can someone give me the procedure for doing this properly. From transferring from Windows to flash drive and them downloading ...
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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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Are all bookmarks saved in Ubuntu Web Browser lost?

During hours of research I regularly bookmarked some important URL's by clicking the star in URL field. But how to find the saved bookmarks back?
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Export bookmarks to Mozilla

So, I can't launch Chrome at all. I was wondering if I could export the bookmarks I've got there to Mozilla before re-installing Chrome. The problem is, I cannot even open Bookmark Manager, Settings - ...
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How do I sync KDE 5 places (folder bookmarks) to GTK 3?

I'm using KDE 5 (plasma). How do I sync the folder bookmarks i made using Dolphin to GTK 3 applications such as Thunar?
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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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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 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 file:///home/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Modify the number of entries in the list to choose from for bookmarking a site in Firefox

I am wondering if it is possible to change the number of entries in the list which appears when in Firefox you right click on a tab and choose "add to bookmarks". That's because I use to categorize a ...
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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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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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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: /.mozilla/firefox/9a5j5dbb.default/bookmarkbackups/bookmarks-2013-05-...
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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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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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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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Show Firefox bookmarks button in Firefox navigation bar?

I tested Natty Beta 2 yesterday and found that the bookmarks button is hidden. The usual way to show it seems to be hiding the menubar under Customize, however there is no Menubar option in there now. ...