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I'd like to keep my bookmarks synced between different browsers, computers, and operating systems. What's the best browser plugin or other solution to keep my bookmarks synced between all of these?

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I use delicious http://www.delicious.com/

and whatever browser plug-in I need to access easily.

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    The main thing is to figure out a tag and tag bundling strategy that works for you. – wdypdx22 Sep 29 '10 at 21:53
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    Yeah, tags are way to easy to add... then it gets out of control. – gamerchick02 Sep 29 '10 at 22:17
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I personally prefer to use Google Chrome, which supports this natively. As a bonus, your bookmarks are also available within a special folder in Google Docs.

Options -> Personal Stuff -> Sync:

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This does not synchronize your history or saved passwords.

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  • I'm looking for something cross browser, but this is a great idea. – gamerchick02 Sep 29 '10 at 21:44
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    It is cross-browser, so long as the only browser you use is chrome ;) – msw Sep 30 '10 at 3:37
  • And what about passwords? Are they supported? – Extender Sep 30 '10 at 14:21
  • I'm not sure if passwords are supported. – gamerchick02 Sep 30 '10 at 15:51
  • Im pretty sure it doesn't sync passwords. – Leon Nardella Oct 11 '10 at 2:46
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Since Firefox is still the default browser in Ubuntu, I think it's worth mentioning that Mozilla also developed a syncing add-on called Sync. Firefox 4 will have Sync built-in.

Ubuntu One can also sync Firefox bookmarks, but you have to install an add-on called Bindwood first (there's an "Install" button in the Ubuntu One client for that). Unfortunately, service uptime is not so good at the moment.

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  • It's available right now as an extension. Thanks for the information. – gamerchick02 Sep 30 '10 at 14:23
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Xmarks isn't closing down. Check this blog post - http://blog.xmarks.com/?p=1988. So, do you really need any alternative? =)

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  • I didn't see this. Thank you for sending it my way. I guess I don't an alternative after all. – gamerchick02 Oct 13 '10 at 22:30
  • Greetings from the future, where Xmarks is, once again, closing down. – Danyal Aytekin Apr 15 '18 at 14:38
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Ok so I know this is an old post but I've moved to pinboard.in for bookmarking. I'm also using pocket for read-it-later services and temporary bookmarking.

If anoyone stumbles upon this little thread, try either of those.

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