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    browser bookmarks

    Just wondering how when doing a clean install I can keep all of the bookmarks from swiftweasel. Where are they kept?
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    Re: browser bookmarks

    not entirely sure - but best bet is to export them to a usb drive as html - then iimport t them back in on clean install. or, somewhere in a hidden (.swiftweasel/) folder in /home/usrname

    not sure though
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    Re: browser bookmarks

    if it is similar to firefox, click on bookmarks, then 'organise bookmarks', when that opens, click 'file' and look for 'export', and you can export to an html file anywhere you want. when you have this, do the reverse, and import into new browser.
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    Re: browser bookmarks

    Quote Originally Posted by tompickles View Post
    not entirely sure - but best bet is to export them to a usb drive as html - then iimport t them back in on clean install. or, somewhere in a hidden (.swiftweasel/) folder in /home/usrname

    not sure though
    Found like-wise:
    Firefox bookmarks are stored in the user's home directory (usually ~/.mozilla/firefox/).
    Tompickles names the directory I would suggest.

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    Re: browser bookmarks

    Quote Originally Posted by smoker View Post
    if it is similar to firefox, click on bookmarks, then 'organise bookmarks', when that opens, click 'file' and look for 'export', and you can export to an html file anywhere you want. when you have this, do the reverse, and import into new browser.
    Even easier

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    Re: browser bookmarks

    They'll be kept in your /home.

    However, you can also export your bookmarks as an html file if you go into Bookmarks > Organise. Stick it on a flash drive and import later.

    I also like the Foxmarks extension. It saves a copy of your bookmarks to a remote server. You can use it to sync bookmarks between multiple browsers, or to reinstall from scratch.

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    Re: browser bookmarks

    One word (or is that three?): Del.ici.ous.

    That's where I keep all my bookmarks.

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    Re: browser bookmarks

    Quote Originally Posted by justin whitaker View Post
    One word (or is that three?): Del.ici.ous.

    That's where I keep all my bookmarks.
    Good call on del.icio.us

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