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Questions tagged [bookmarks]

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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Copying Win 10 bookmarks to Ubuntu Firefox [duplicate]

I tried to import the chrome bookmarks from windows to ubuntu firefox but nothing happens. Any solution? The html file IS FROM WINDOWS.
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Ubuntu files worthless on Windows? [duplicate]

If my Ubuntu is installed in ext4, will everything I download and write there be worthless if I try to view it on Windows 10? Is it possible to convert anything without losing it? Will I be able to ...
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Recovering bookmarks Mac OS to Linux

I had a Macbook air where I used google chrome with all my bookmarks. This laptop died and I bought a new laptop with Ubuntu OS 16.04 LTS. When logged in my google account, all my bookmarks were gone. ...
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No bookmarked folders on rightclick Files icon in Ubuntu Dock [duplicate]

Unity got better over the years, mainly because of functionality, e.g., it offered users to right-click on the Files icon that was in the launch panel/ dock. Upon doing so, a pop-up showed your ...
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How do I add folder to Ubuntu 18.04.1 Nautilus Bookmark list?

How do I add folder to Ubuntu 18.04.1 Nautilus Bookmark list? Ironically* I can do this via Open Project inside Eclipse, but Nautilus seems to give no option - not in right-click-menu, no Settings ...
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Bookmarks uninvited

When going at some sites (BBC News) a book mark shows up despite not having been "mark bookmarks" processed. Why does this happen and how to prevent it. Using Ubuntu 18.04 and Firefox.
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How can I change the text size of bookmarks in Files / Nautilus?

I have a bunch of bookmarks in Files/Nautilus and would like to reduce the text size of/space taken up by the entries in the left hand bookmarks column, so that I don't have to scroll to access those ...
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How do you reset firefox without losing your bookmarks/logins?

I've been getting these black-background text popups in the upper right corner when I have firefox running (they appear even when minimized) and when I click on them it takes me to pages. I'm not sure ...
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smart keyword usage: How to search IMDB, Wikipedia and more from the address bar

Smart keywords are an easy way to search specific websites directly from the Firefox Location bar. Instead of going to the targeted website, finding the search function, and executing the search, ...
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Add a Bookmark icon to Firefox search bar

I'd like to be able to click on an icon in the Firefox search-bar to immediately bookmark a URL. I already know that I can click on the ... "Page actions" icon to select the "Bookmark This Page" ...
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Strange new disks appeared in Ubuntu [duplicate]

All of sudden I noticed two new disks in my Ubuntu 16.04: /var/lib/snapd/snaps/core_5662.snap (deleted) and /var/lib/snapd/snaps/chromium_506.snap (deleted) . What are they and why did they appear? ...
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How to bring back my Desktop Icon in Nautilus?

I came from Xfce, switching to Gnome. When I opened Nautilus I missed my Desktop icon: I was able to add it as a bookmark but this puts it down in the bookmarks section. I was wondering if there is a ...
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Delete Bookmarks in Chrome

How can I delete the bookmarks from Chrome in Ubuntu(the right click would enable us to do this in Windows)?
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Files Bookmark missing

my Files bookmark/shortcuts is missing, how to fix this? I want like this
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More bookmarks to Nautilus

Unfortunately the bookmark pane in Nautilus offers no sub-folders and on my system only about 40 bookmarks can be visible at the same time. The bookmarks are stored in in a pre-set file ~/.config/gtk-...
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Is there any way to rename mounted bookmarks in nautilus?

I'm using Ubuntu 17.10 with Gnome 3.26 I have 3 entries in my fstab that are mounted, but they are all from the same hard drive and they all show up as ssd2 in my bookmarks. I just want to rename the ...
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Bookmark position Nautilus

I'm trying to put a folder in the sidebar in a specific position in nautilus like Images folder et al, with no success, I tried setting bookmarks and change the user-dirs.dirs. Here some screenshots ...
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How to prevent automatic bookmarks in Nautilus from being created on (bind) mounts?

I want to bind my Documents/Music/Pictures folders to a subfolder of a mounted share, but when I add binds in fstab, I keep on getting automatic bookmarks like so: As you can see, all 'binded' ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 persistence of folder bookmarks

Having an issue with persistence of folder bookmarks. On rebooting the bookmarks still appear in the left panel of the "Files" app but clicking them returns a not found error. Any ideas? The ...
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Firefox… Bookmark shenanigans

Firefox has been upgraded. I am now using 57.0 on Ubuntu 16.04. To be honest, I did not even know I have upgraded. Oh well, looks nice. But, ALL my bookmarks, every single one of them, has vanished. ...
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Retrieving Bookmarks from Vivaldi web browser

How to retrieve bookmarks from Vivaldi web browser while my Ubuntu partition is not booting properly? I have a dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7. The Ubuntu partition is not booting properly ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 -Nautilus Cannot Add Bookmarks

Same as in Ubuntu 15.10 - Nautilus Cannot Add Bookmarks. Cannot add a bookmark, just edit. It is not fixed ...
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Set Bookmarks Page to open in a New Tab in Opera Browser

How do I set New Tab to open the Bookmarks page by default instead of Speed Dial in Opera Desktop version? I am using the latest Opera version 43. I am able to change the startup behavior which is ...
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How can I import microsoft edge bookmarks on firefox?

I recently turned to ubuntu and want to import those bookmarks to firefox. These bookmarks have been stored on cloud (microsoft account).
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How can I add back Documents and Music to my folder bookmarks?

I deleted my Music and Documents folder. Now after recreating these, I don't know how to add them back to the bookmarks pane shown below.
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How can I pin a file to the bookmarks?

I would like to add files to the bookmarks pane. Is this somehow achievable?
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How can I keep bookmarks synchronised between Qt and GTK applications?

Does anyone know a solution to keeping the same bookmarks (red rectangle in the screenshots) between Qt-based and GTK-based applications? Qt-based applications: GTK-based applications:
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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 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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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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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 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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How can I transfer bookmarks from an old computer that ran Windows?

I need to transfer my bookmarks from an old computer using a flash drive. Can someone give me the procedure for doing this properly? I need to know how to transfer bookmarks from Windows to a flash ...
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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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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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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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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

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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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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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 file:///home/...
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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: