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Does Opera (Presto engine version) have a bookmarks toolbar?

I'm using Opera (Presto engine version), and I want a simple toolbar for often used bookmarks like how Firefox has it. I know that there's "Speed Dial", but that's not really what I'm looking for. ...
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Managing Bookmarks the better way

Somehow I am not a great fan of Browser Bookmarks, what would be an alternative solution to managing my Browsing links, sometimes I like only a section of the page and would like to tag them and keep ...
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How can I download the pages referenced by me bookmarks as html files?

I have lots of bookmarks (guitar chords of songs) , saved in Google Chrome, and also a nice program called XMarks It works great, but one problem is, some of the old webpages is getting deleted, so I ...
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What's the new URL for a Google Images “Quick Search” bookmark in Firefox?

The above bookmark used to let me search Google Images by typing goimg mysearchterms in the address bar, in Firefox. Now, I get this. Obviously, Google has changed something. But, I can't figure ...
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How to automatically add bookmarks to Google Chrome?

I have a text file that has a lot of bookmarks in text form. It looks something like this $ cat bookmarks www.google.com www.stackoverflow.com www.superuser.com www.unix.stackexchange.com $ I want ...
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Where to find my Favorites in Google Chrome?

Where can I find my Favorites in Google Chrome ? Where to find the folder that contains them ?
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Win10 - Edge favorites folder location

Evidently MS moved away from a Favorites folder used in IE that was set to the %UserProfile% with Edge. I have found some information on this on the web i.e. it should be located here -%localappdata%\...
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How can I merge multiple bookmark (html format) files?

I am looking for a way to merge a bunch of different bookmark files without importing duplicates (or creating empty folders ... im looking at you firefox+bookmarkdd!). I'm not looking to sync amongst ...
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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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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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Find out in which folder particular bookmark is in Firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Locate bookmarks folder after finding bookmarks in Firefox In the Firefox Library (Ctrl-Shift-B), I search my bookmarks. I find some and want to organize them - put them to ...
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How can I assign a keyboard shortcut to open a bookmark on FireFox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to open a bookmark in the sidebar in Firefox without clicking on the bookmark in the bookmarks toolbar? For example, I would like to open my Google calendar (...
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Can I switch from Firefox 32-bit to Firefox 64-bit without losing data?

I'm currently using Firefox 32-bit, but since the release of the version 43.0, Firefox is also available in 64-bit for Windows. I would be pleased to use this Firefox build, but I don't want to lose ...
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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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Firefox Live Bookmarks - how to manually create?

I need to manually create a Live Boomark in Firefox by specifying the URL myself. There are no options to do this inside the Bookmarks menu or the "Show all Bookmarks" / Library window. You can ...
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Add any webpage to Chrome “apps” tab

Can I add things that aren't apps to the "Apps" page of the "new tab" view? (Ie, when you start Chrome, you can have either the Most visited or Apps tab). Is there any workaround to make a random ...
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What's the best way to use Filezilla's bookmarks / site manager?

I have several different sites on different servers at any given time. I'm currently using Filezilla as my ftp client, but I can't seem to figure out how the bookmarks are supposed to work. I've tried ...
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Firefox- How to change font size of items in bookmarks sidebar

In Windows. (I know I can open Desktop > Properties > Appearance > Advanced > [and figure out which item determines it; probably Menu]. But, I don't want other things changed - just the ...
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How to open Firefox's “organize bookmarks” from Vimperator?

Before using Vimperator, I used Xmarks for organizing and synchronizing bookmarks between computers. Now I installed Vimperator and I can only bookmark a page from command mode with :bmark. How can I ...
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Add Bookmarks to Microsoft Edge manually

I would like to add bookmarks to Microsoft Edge, not by importing from IE but simply by dumping the bookmarks in the Edge bookmark folder. This was possible in the Spartan builds and I think it was ...
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Unlink computer from an Xmarks group

I have Xmarks setup to synchronize bookmarks across several machines using Firefox exclusively. I decommissioned one machine, completely uninstalling Firefox. On the remaining machines in the Xmarks ...
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Firefox bookmarks that update as I surf

Is there an extension or other method to enable special bookmarks that behave more like real-world bookmarks? So, for example, I could bookmark the URL for section 1 of some multi-page online ...
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Sync Chrome Bookmarks to Safari (or iPhone) w/o XMarks

I'm trying to find a way to sync bookmarks (one way from Chrome to Safari) ultimately so I can sync them to the iPhone but continue to use Chrome as my fulltime desktop browser. Alternatively, I ...
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Utility to search pdf bookmarks

Is there a utility to search pdf bookmarks across many files?
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How to Import Bookmarks Well in Firefox?

I would like to import bookmarks in Firefox, from Google Chrome. There is a tool for that in Google Chrome but not in Firefox. I cannot find any such a tool in Firefox, not even having a possibility ...
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Is there a way to set the default bookmark location in Chrome?

I often bookmark pages on Chrome, and I have a generic folder for any bookmarks I don't feel like putting in it's proper place. Anyway, Chrome decided to put my bookmarks automatically in my least ...
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How to migrate Firefox bookmarks with tags to Chrome?

Firefox exports HTML without tags, or else as a JSON file. Since Chrome doesn't do tagging, a workaround would be to put the tags in the title so that text is still searchable once imported to Chrome. ...
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How to display more folder options when creating bookmark in firefox?

When creating a bookmark in Firefox (say by pressing Ctrl + D) the default drop down list for the Folder to displays last five folders in which the bookmarks were last saved. How to customize the ...
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Ubuntu Chromium bookmark icons blank

Ever so often I load Chromium and it refuses to load my profile. Now that doesn't happen any more but since then it refuses to load the icons for my bookmarks which, if you look at the attached pic, ...
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Google Chrome 'ruined' after someone else logged in

Google Chrome was the default browser that came with my laptop. I have a Google account which I was logged into Chrome with. Someone else logged into my chrome using their account which has resulted ...
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Automatic bookmark organizer?

Is there an automatic bookmark organizer for Chrome? I'm looking for something that can take a few hundred bookmarks, auto-magically find some tags for them (e.g. maybe "MSDN", "Youtube", etc.) and ...
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Firefox 11 Bookmarks Toolbar too tall

After updating to Firefox 11, my Bookmarks Toolbar is unpleasantly tall. This link implies that it's due to the presence of separators in my toolbar. I tried adding the suggested CSS in post 5 to my ...
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Firefox- How to change font size of items in folder on bookmarks toolbar?

Using Firefox v8.0.1 on OS X Lion v10.7.2 Is there a way to adjust the size of the font of the items that appear IN A FOLDER of the bookmarks toolbar? I do NOT want to change the font size of the ...
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Adjusting the refresh rate of Firefox Live Bookmarks?

Does anyone know how to adjust how often Firefox Live Bookmarks (a.k.a. Live Titles) refresh in the toolbar?
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Batch rename Chrome bookmarks

How do you batch rename lots of chrome bookmarks? For example, 1. "Introduction" is replaced with "Intro"? 2. "Google" is replaced with "G"?
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How do I export favorites from Firefox and Import them in IE11?

I am looking at guidance write a script to export favorites from Firefox and import them in IE. any thoughts?
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How can I merge mobile and desktop bookmarks across Firefox Sync?

I am using Firefox Sync to synchronise bookmarks between my (Ubuntu) desktop client and (Android) mobile client. The bookmarks are synched, but kept in separate folders, rather than together. On the ...
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How can I retrieve Google Chrome bookmarks?

Here is what happened: At first, I upgraded Mozilla Firefox browser to it's latest version. Then, I realized that all my bookmarks in Google Chrome were gone. In my panic, I imported the ...
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How can I sync my Opera bookmarks with Chrome or Firefox? [duplicate]

Is there any way to get Opera to connect to a sync service that also works in Chrome or Firefox? Because it's annoying to have to manually export Firefox bookmarks and manually import them into Opera ...
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Bookmark always to toolbar by default in Firefox 16 [duplicate]

The question sounds easy but I could not find a solution using google search. Maybe you have an idea: I am searching for the Firefox setting to bookmark always to the toolbar. If I press Ctrl+D the ...
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Chrome bookmarks have totally disappeared from my system

I logged on to Chrome today, and my entire bookmarks, 1000's of entries, was gone. That was several years of detailed research and it's gone just like that. Is there any way to get the Chrome ...
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Share bookmarks to local files (file: protocol ones) between computers

I work with multiple computers and OS'es at work and regularly use a number of HTML reference documents. To save time and bandwidth, I saved those to disk. However, the bookmarks for these local ...
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Put browser bookmarks into version control system

I regularly use three different computers. I keep a lot of data between them in sync using git. This works very well for most purposes. My only problem is browser bookmarks. Firefox now keeps them in ...
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How to tag bookmarks in Chrome with xmarks

I am using Xmarks to store my Bookmarks & access them across all the devices I use. Lately I started using Google Chrome as my Default Browser, now there is Xmarks Addon available for Chrome but ...
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How to share favorites among different browsers?

I often use different browsers (IE7.0/8.0, Firefox 3.5, and Chrome) at work and home. My favorite browser is Firefox, but I am still forced to use the other two because some intranet sites don't ...
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How to get a “recyle bin” for Firefox bookmarks?

Every once in a while I delete a bookmark in Firefox which turns out to be needed later. Or I simply click "Delete" by mistake. Is there a addon or built-in config/hack/whatever for Firefox which ...
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Firefox : 2 different URLs for bookmarks : keyword (for as search engine) and base

With a bookmark of IMDb http://www.imdb.com/find?q=%s and a keyword imdb, I can type imdb seven then enter, and it will send me at http://www.imdb.com/find?q=seven. With the same bookmark or another ...
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How to share Chrome's bookmarks between computers without a Google-Account?

How can I share/sync my bookmarks in Chrome between several other computers? I'm not a fan of synchronizing them via a google account, so I'm looking for a way to share/sync the bookmarks without a ...
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Bookmark panel in Chrome/Chromium like in Firefox [closed]

I really would like to use Chrome/Chromium, but what I am missing hardly is a bookmark panel, which is shown all the time, like in Firefox and in most other browsers. By "bookmark panel" I mean the ...
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How to move bookmarks across Google Chrome profiles

My Chrome browser just updated itslef over the network to version 40. This new version has a button on the right-hand-side of the title bar just to the left of the minimize/maximize/close buttons with ...