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Can I define Alt key menu keyboard shortcuts for bookmarks in Firefox 3.6?

Can I define Alt key menu keyboard shortcuts for bookmarks in Firefox 3.6? Example: Tropical Weather is in the Bookmarks menu. A keyboard-only way to use this bookmark is: Alt + B + <press down ...
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Recover a deleted webpage

Suppose, a blog or a nice article was hosted on a website and it got deleted or worse the website was brought down. How do you view that web page? I tried searching for the cached version in Google. ...
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Is there a way to edit an existing nautilus (file manager) bookmark?

Is there a way to edit an existing nautilus (fie manager) bookmark? Invoke from Linux command line: $ nautilus Activate connection editor: File>Connect To Server...> Complete entries in ...
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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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Firefox 29: Keep “Bookmark this page”, hide “Show your bookmarks” button

In Firefox 29, the two buttons, Bookmark this page and Show your bookmarks are customized together, whence I can't manage to hide one and keep the other one, as in the following picture: How can I ...
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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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How to import (and possibly sync) Chrome bookmarks into Google Bookmarks?

This question has already been asked for Firefox (Can Firefox Bookmarks sync with Google Bookmarks?) and another questions that asked for Chrome/Firefox was marked as duplicate of the first question ...
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Chrome bookmarks are duplicating over and over after each sync … How to avoid?

facts: I use several pcs of Win7 and Ubuntu which Chrome-synced with my Google account. I am using Chrome since it's v.1. at that time it had not "sync"option. I used xbookmark or something like ...
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Can I automatically map chrome's bookmarks bar to its jump list?

I would like the contents of my bookmarks bar to be present in my Google Chrome jump list, without the manual tedium of managing both the bar's organization and contents and those of the jump list. ...
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multiple users' firefox bookmarks to new laptops

Our workplace is getting new laptops in a month and they will need their bookmarks transferred to the new laptops. We don't do roaming profiles for them (they use one laptop on our domain). I am ...
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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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Program to launch a set of browser tabs?

I often have 5-6 browsers (google chrome) open with well over a hundred tabs sometimes. I am looking for a way to bookmark a set of tabs and be able to launch that set of tabs into a window. For ...
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Export Firefox bookmarks WITH TAGS? [closed]

How can I create an export of my Firefox 6.01 bookmarks that includes tags? I have tried main menu Bookmarks / Show All Bookmarks / Import and Export and then both "Backup" (which creates JSON) and ...
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How to sync Google Chrome Web Browser and Google Bookmarks

Google Chrome has its own bookmarks that are synced across browsers using Google Docs. And Google also have Google Bookmarks that works very well with google search in itself. It has been a long ...
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A Safari Bookmark Icon That Cannot Be Deleted

The icon image (.ico file) for a particular Safari 5 bookmark, for "accuweather.com", keeps appearing no matter what purging of Safari I try to do. I've tried everything, repeatedly. "Reset ...
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Share bookmarks between Firefox on Mac OS X and Firefox on Windows 7 Boot Camp

How do I share bookmarks between Firefox on Mac OS X and Firefox on Windows 7 Boot Camp?
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How can “lost” Firefox bookmarks be restored?

I just did a routine upgrade of my Firefox from 3.6.4 to 3.6.6 and lost most of my bookmarks. The bookmarks I have now are the ones I had about six months ago. Nothing that happened during the ...
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Why doesn't this Firefox bookmark keyword work?

I've defined a keyword bookmark in Firefox 3.6 (running on Windows Vista). It's the same location as another one with a different keyword which works fine: If I type google test it takes me to ...
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Organize Firefox bookmarks

I have over 100 bookmark URLs in a firefox bookmark folder. Is there any tool to organize them more easily than with the build-in Bookmark Organizer? I'm looking for a drag&drop editor.
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Change firefox bookmarks toolbar tooltips

Does anyone know if it is possible to control what FireFox puts in the tool-tip windows that are displayed when hovering the pointer over the icons in the bookmarks toolbar? The default content seems ...
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Opera 20 - bookmark importer option greyed out?

Does anyone know how to enable Opera 20's bookmark importer? It's in the main Opera dropdown, but it's greyed out. I have already enabled the bookmarks bar in Opera > Settings.
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Switch to certain Browser/Document Mode for certain Bookmark

Is there any way to tell Internet Explorer 11 to use a certain Document/Browser mode for a certain Bookmark/URL? Alternatively, is it possible to make a shortcut that points to the website like so: ...
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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 to force Chrome or Firefox to always show bookmarks bar, even on sites that seem to request it hidden

For instance, if I try to log in at ea.com, a window pops up to https://connect.origin.com/us/ea/login?returnUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ea.com%2F, but my bookmarks bar is not visible in this window, and ...
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Chrome bookmark to switch to tab

I, like many people have a whole bunch of bookmarks on my toolbar in chrome to things like gmail, google music, google calendar etc.. Often these pages are already open in a tab, however I'm the kind ...
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Rockmelt Browser not logging in

I have IE, Chrome, and Rockmelt on my pc. I use Rockmelt consistently. Up until today, I had no problems at all. Today morning, my rockmelt was logged out (which is unusual because it is always logged ...
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How can I override certain display options in Adobe Reader?

Some PDF files can specify how they are to be displayed when first opened. I know that you can override the layout and zoom under preferences in Adobe Reader, but there are two more display options I ...
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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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Can Safari 5.1 for Mac OS display favicons for bookmarks in the Bookmarks Bar?

When bookmarking a web site, most contemporary browser will display the site's favicon next to the bookmark, both in the bookmark view and the bookmark toolbar. This is a useful feature. In the ...
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Bookmark syncing with Xmarks and iCloud

I use Google Chrome for browsing on my computer and I have been using Xmarks to sync my bookmarks across browsers and computers. I would like to keep my iPhone's bookmarks synced as well. So, the ...
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Safari bookmarks sidebar

Is it possible anyhow to have a bookmarks sidebar (like the one in Firefox) in Safari in OSX Lion? The way bookmarks work now in Safari is very clumsy when you have thousands of bookmarks. If not ...
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Is there a TextMate bundle that includes a pane to manage bookmarks across files? [closed]

The regular bookmark feature in Textmate does not include a pane that allows you to jump to any bookmark in any file. This feature exists in Eclipse as shown below. Are there any bookmark managers ...
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How to set up firefox to only look up address bar pop-down hint bookmarks in specific folders?

By default today Firefox versions use whole bookmarks and history databases to suggest items in a drop-down list when I write an URL manually. I'd like to limit the suggestions base with just some ...
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Synchronize Firefox bookmarks online [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to sync firefox add-ons and bookmarks between machines Is there a free tool which can synchronize (import and export) bookmarks from Firefox online? I would ...
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Any browser sync solution which supports sync profiles like XMarks? [closed]

XMarks is going down. I see that there are alternatives, but according to the Wikipedia comparison page, so far none of these seems to support sync profiles, which allow me to sync only certain ...
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Decent bookmark manager/tool for Firefox

The built in bookmarks UX for Firefox is dismall. How do I bookmark a page without opening the whole shebang and shoosing a bookmark folder? I can simply 'star' the page, but then it ends up in ...
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Open the ClearBrowserData bookmark in Chrome, in a new window

I am trying to create a bookmark that will open the ClearBrowserData in Chrome in a new window, so far I have managed to get this, ...
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Bookmark panel in Chrome/Chromium like in Firefox

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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Add a bookmarklet in Google Chrome

I am currently running Chrome 11. I have been trying to figure out how to add a bookmarklet (which should be dead simple) and it's driving me crazy. This is the site I'm trying to drag the ...
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Setting 'bookmarks' for command prompt on Windows XP

I know I can change the command prompt to startup on C:\ rather than F:\Documents And Settings or wherever. But I was wondering if it's possible to set bookmarks or some other command that allows me ...
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Bookmark keyword for “I'm Feeling Lucky”

I want to add a bookmark keyword in Firefox for Google's I'm Feeling Lucky but the URL changes too quickly for me to copy it.
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How to search within specific websites at once?

Is there any way to search through specific websites at the same time ?? I mean , if i want to search for a movie, song or whatever Can I search for it, only through my Bookmarks Using any search ...
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Faster two way Boomark/History Sync for Firefox?

I need a fast automatic two-way bookmark & history sync. Firefox sync seems too slow because I might bookmark/visit a URL then within a few mins put desktop to sleep and leave the house; if it ...
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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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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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De-duplicate Firefox bookmarks

What methods exist to de-duplicate Firefox bookmarks. As I search Google I find that there previously was a plugin called CheckPlaces, but that no longer seems to exist. Another popular suggestion ...
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How do I alter this javascript to have it send an “enter” key press to the browser?

In another question on this site, someone recommended creating a bookmark with the following javascript in the URL box to automatically fill in your user name and password on a website in Chrome: ...
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How to recover Chromium bookmarks after reinstall?

I've had Windows with Chromium installed. Say it was on disk (A). My hardware crashed so I bought a brand new PC with a new disk (B). I've installed Chromium and I'd like to know if there's a way to ...
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Is there a way to open a bookmark in the sidebar in Firefox without clicking on the bookmark in the bookmarks toolbar?

I currently use Remember The Milk and have a bookmark for my task list set to open in the sidebar (as described here). I don't typically have my bookmarks toolbar displayed in Firefox (same with the ...
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Is it possible to rename tags in Firefox?

I am using firefox 17.0.4. I have quite a large set of bookmarks and have tagged them based on topic. Recently I found that some of the tags I have marked as UMI; which should have been UML. Is ...