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CentOS-6 Default Firefox Bookmarks

I have a set of bookmarks which I want to be the default bookmarks for FireFox. Is there a location I can copy a bookmark file so whenever a profile is created, this set of default bookmarks is ...
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Reset back to google chrome default user

I never had google users setup on my computer although I had all my bookmarks saved. I thought by logging into my google account, it would save all my bookmarks and merge it to my account but I was ...
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How to restore Chrome “Person” bookmarks, settings, etc

I'm on Mac OS X 10.9 and somehow deleted one of the "People" profiles, and have lost my workflow terribly because it contained many settings and all bookmarks, etc. I don't think I was logged in to a ...
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Firefox : Import bookmarks from one firefox browser to another in different laptop

I have two laptops on which firefox is installed. I want to merge the bookmarks. How can I achieve this ? Thanks in advance.
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Adding a Bookmark Table in a Document

I've got many places I'd like to Bookmark in Word and I'd like to create a Table for all these bookmarks, like a Table Of Contents, but for Bookmarks. For instance : On page 5 in my Word Document : ...
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Change bookmarks from left sidebar to top bar in Safari 7.0.6

A new safari update places the bookmarks on in a quarter screen left navigation. Does anyone know a way to move it back to the top. (I did not see anything in preference and it appeared that under ...
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Tool allowing to resume and bookmark specific location of video/playlist

I am going insane trying to watch a course of videos on a bunch of different folders. I aggregated all the folders into one huge playlist (in different Windows players) but each time i resume ...
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How to search within folders in Firefox Bookmarks?

Is there any way or addon that allows the user to search for bookmarks within certain folders. As of now if you use the search bark in bookmarks it will show results from all folders. This is quite ...
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Permanently Deleted Chrome Bookmarks Recovery? or AppData full Recovery? Any Level of Solution Available in Win 7?

Win 7, I deleted during disk clean up and manually from AppData all files, which includes Chrome bookmarks as well! I tried to restore system to recover chrome bookmarks, but they are not showing up ...
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How to create switchable bookmark toolbars in Firefox?

I'm using several computers (workplace, home, virtual machine) and I have them all synced using Firefox sync, as I need access to all my bookmarks on all of my browser instances. Sometimes I have a ...
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How to make Firefox sync reliable: new bookmarks are lost and old bookmarks reappear in unsorted

I am trying to synchronise my bookmarks between a PC and two Macs using Firefox sync. My bookmarks (2000+) are arranged into a heirachy of folders. After sync, old folders that have been deleted ...
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Chrome Extension - Rename tabs based on bookmark name

I'm looking for an extension/plug in that will automatically rename tabs based on my bookmark names. Working on browsers with a lot of tabs for reporting and work - wanted to just sort the tabs out. ...
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Why can't I see bookmarks in another word document when trying to create a bookmark based hyperlink?

So the document I have already has headings and a table of contents (TOC) and thus it has bookmarks However I need to link to this document from elsewhere but when I go to the other document and ...
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Do firefox “Keyword Shortcuts” still exist?

Back in the day, it was possible to define Keyword Shortcuts, also known as Custom keywords in Mozilla. These were similar to Smart keywords, except that they were defined from within the bookmark ...
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Creates PDF from Bookmarks

I have a large list of bookmarks in google chrome, firefox, and internet explorer. I have sites bookmarked from years ago that are no longer available. How can I archive the sites I have bookmarked ...
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Show bookmarklets in Firefox location bar results?

I'm a heavy bookmarklet user and even heavier user of Firefox keywords. Combined, they're a real powerful weapon in dealing with different situations on the web. Sometimes it's hard to remember all ...
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Terminal emulator with bookmarks/history of commands/directories?

I work a lot with the command line (GNOME Terminal + Bash). I would love to have an easy/graphical way to use [bookmarks|history] of [commands|directories]. For example, I would like to have a list ...
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Good way to bookmark/navigate relative directory paths?

I work on a linux system with bash 4.x where I frequently find myself navigating different copies of very deep (and large) file directory structures. However, in reality I only need to access a ...
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Is there a simple way to sort bookmarks? [closed]

Let's say you have hundreds of bookmarks, and you'd like to sort them by subject so you can more easily find them. What would be the easiest way to go about doing this?
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Where does Chrome save its bookmarks on Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I have two laptops and a desktop. When I travel I take, of course, one of the laptops. The thing is, I have some good bookmarks in all three of my computers, but they are all different. I would like ...
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How to convert the html book into a pdf (with bookmarks for toc)? [duplicate]

I downloaded a large HTML-formatted reference document, which contains a number of chapters in separate files. I would like to convert the entire document into a single PDF file, preferably with a ...
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How can I share/sync bookmarks/favorites between multiple Google Chrome/apps users?

I pretty much think everything is in the title. I'd like to know if I can easily share and sync my bookmarks/favorites with another Chrome user? I don't want to be sending emails with "Hey! Here's a ...
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Google Chrome Bookmarks missing after Android format

Ok, I need some help. Yesterday I wiped my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and reinstalled. When I started going through it, All my mobile bookmarks were gone. Not really thinking much of it (I figured I could ...
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zoom level restores when clicking pdf bookmarks

I am under Ubuntu. In Evince, or pdfxchange (via wine), when I change the zoom level of a page, I also hope the change applies to other pages as well. But when I click a bookmark, the zoom level ...
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Generating PDF bookmarks from hidden text in Microsoft Word TC fields

I have a long Word document with various sections. The section titles are shown only in the running headers, so in order to include these in the TOC (table of contents) I use a TC field at the start ...
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iPad bookmark on Homescreen and Login

Foreword: Perhaps you wouldn't call that a computer-enthusiast question - but then, not knowing the most basic basics about Apple and Tablets makes me a true (Win/Lin) PC enthusiast, right? ;) I have ...
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OSX Safari Occasional Page hangs and slowdowns

I have an almost brand new retina MacBook Pro (not even a month old). I am running Mavericks and have updated Safari to the latest version, 7.0.6. There seems to be an issue with Safari loading ...
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Google Chrome - Cannot switch off bookmark suggestions [duplicate]

I UNTICKED the prediction service box (in settings), and the browser still intrusively presents links I've bookmarked and suggests them below the address bar. How come this feature cannot be switched ...
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How to restore my bookmarks in windows 8? I deleted my user account

How to restore my chrome bookmarks in windows 8? I deleted my user account. Can anybody help me? I have very important data in my bookmarks which effects my job.
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Retrieving Chrome bookmarks from crashed Windows 7 for new Windows 8

I had a lot of bookmarks in a Chrome browser on a Windows 7 system. That computer crashed. We now have a new computer with Windows 8. How can I retrieve my bookmarks from the Windows 7 system. I ...
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Export Firefox bookmarks to an HTML file to back up doesn't work

In Firefox 31, When I go to Bookmarks click Import and Backup and choose Export Bookmarks to HTML.... Then the Export Bookmarks File window opens, I choose a location to save the file. I chose ...
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Separate by Bookmark When Sending PDF to Printer

We have PDF files that have top-level bookmarks for each set of pages. There are way too many files to just split the file into multiple PDFs else that would work fine. Is there a program out there ...
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Bible on Acrobat PDF with a static/top/center navigation bar with drop down menus for Book, chapter/verse

I need to create a regular static navigation bar in all pages of my PDF Bible, so people can easily go to book/chapter/verse number. Here is an example of what it should look like: ...
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What is the difference between Firefox search engine keywords and bookmark keywords?

I know the obvious answer is: One is for search engines and the other is for all kinds of bookmarks. But I'm referring to the "Add a keyword for this search" functionality when right-clicking input ...
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Opening local batch file from Chrome bookmark

I have a batch file located at C:/bat.bat on the C drive of my Windows 8 system. I created a Chrome bookmark that points to the URL file:\\\C:\bat.bat. When I click the bookmark, Chrome shows the ...
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one way bookmark syncing/syncing issues Chrome

I have two computers, a desktop computer that I use for nearly everything, as well as an old laptop that I only use when traveling. As a result of this the bookmarks on the laptop are outdated and ...
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Firefox: External 3rd party tool for cleaning unmanageable bookmark-collection?

I have an extremely large bookmark collection due to a past unfortunate habit of bookmarking all tabs. Much of this collection consists of bookmarked viral media pages, youtube, assorted funnies etc ...
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Does Firefox store bookmarks as individual files anywhere? [duplicate]

Many years ago in the time of Windows XP, I remember that Internet Explorer had a "Favourites" folder containing each bookmark as a standalone file. This enabled easy drag-and-drop operations on ...
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Sync only a single bookmarks folder [closed]

There seem to be a few options for syncing Firefox bookmarks, such as Firefox Sync and Xmarks. Are there any other services which might allow the user to sync only a single bookmark folder between ...
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Customize Chrome URL/Omnibar text for bookmarks?

I have some internal developer pages bookmarked in Chrome for easy access. They are a set of sites for our different development environments (e.g. STAGE, PROD). The problem is that the URLs, favicons ...
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Bookmarking web pages

I have some web pages which I'd like to take an eye on at home, not at work. The thing is my google chrome at work is not synchronized with my google chrome at home, so my bookmarks are not the same. ...
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Bookmark names ellipses on Chrome

Is there a way to show the full name of bookmarks that have really long names on the bookmark bar in Google Chrome? Currently they are being shortened by truncation with ellipses in a manner similar ...
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How can I recover firefox bookmarks and passwords from HD from broken laptop?

My laptop died (running on Vista). I have removed it's HDD, put it in a caddy and have got all my files. But I would like to access my passwords and if possible my bookmarks from Mozilla Firefox? I ...
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Open bookmark into unloaded tabs in Firefox

I use the UnloadTab extension for Firefox, which unloads tabs after they haven't been visited for a while. These days Firefox also has a builtin feature that offers a wimpier version of this, where ...
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What could have caused my Chrome and Google account to revert to it's original state a year ago?

About a year ago, in August 2013, I came home from work to find that my home copy of Chrome turned sour. I had tabs open which I didn't when I left home, my bookmarks were changed to my original ones ...
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import chrome bookmark from previous installation to new installation (NO HTML File only earlier bookmark file)

My windows got corrupt and I had to reinstall. I had not synchronised Google Chrome, so I cannot get my previous bookmarks. I have the previous bookmark file (which is in JSON not HTML) but cannot ...
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Saving Chrome bookmarks as separate .url files while preserving timestamps

I have multiple bookmarks in Chrome stored in different folders: fold1 - book1 fold2 - book2 fold2 - book3 I would like to create a structure of directories so that each directory contains the ...
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Is there a way of searching Firefox bookmarks by multiple tags without going into the bookmarks menu?

For bookmarks I know we have two options: Option 1: Bookmarks Menu → drop-down bookmarks menu listing Option 2: Bookmarks Toolbar → one click access to bookmarks Is there some add-on/extension for ...
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What is the difference between the Firefox “Bookmarks Toolbar” and the “Bookmarks Menu”

I am trying to clean up my bookmarks and I want to know: What is the difference between the Firefox "Bookmarks Toolbar" and the "Bookmarks Menu" Where are each of these in Firefox What determines ...
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How can I check my bookmarks in Chrome for broken links?

For years I have been creating bookmarks in Google Chrome and now there are so many (around 2000) that I would spend days checking one by one to make sure that the URLs are still valid, and that the ...