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Sync opened tabs across computers?

Say I was doing research on Black Friday shopping and I opened 30 tabs in 5 windows at office. I want to continue the research at home. I could use remote desktop, but it would be much better if I can ...
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Firefox: how to put bookmarks back on bookmarks toolbar?

I removed "Bookmarks Toolbar Items" (can be found in "View -> Toolbars -> Customize") from bookmarks toolbar. So it's empty now - no buttons, separators or any other toolbar objects. Before I removed ...
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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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Firefox: Is it possible to change the number of recently used bookmark folders?

Is it possible to increase the number of recently used folders when creating/editing a bookmark (yellow highlighted area) in Firefox ~34? I've tried searching the internet searching the configs ...
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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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Set default folder for saving bookmarks in Firefox

I have Firefox 29.0.1 and would like to change the default folder a bookmark is saved in when pressing Ctrl + D. Currently when pressing Ctrl + D the folder is always ""Bookmarks Menu" but I want it ...
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text-only bookmark bar in Chrome or Opera

The only reason why I'm still using the old Opera 12 is that it allows text-only bookmarks and folders on the bookmarks-bar: But there are already a bunch of websites out there, which are not ...
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Remove the “programs” bookmark from chrome

I suddenly got a new bookmark called "Programs" (or apps? "Programmer" in Norwegian either way). How do I remove this?
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How to view all my Google Chrome bookmarks, sorted by date?

I want to see a flat list of all my bookmarks in Google Chrome, sorted from the oldest one to the newest one. How can I achieve this ?
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Save and name the set of tabs in a single Firefox window

I bounce back and forth between three to ten projects on which I am doing research, and I often have 20 to 50 tabs open on each project. As a result I usually have 100 to 200 tabs open at a time. This ...
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Bookmark application that shows bookmarks in Google search

I have a lot of bookmarks, but do not look at them, because they are cluttered and hard to find. Is there any application/addon that shows results from my bookmarks at the top of the results page, ...
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Adding Bookmarks in Firefox

So, today I noticed an odd behavior with bookmarks in my Firefox. If I hit Ctrl-D, or Choose Add Bookmarks from the Bookmarks menu, it automatically adds without asking which folder to put it in. Has ...
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Store multiple links in one Firefox bookmark

Is it possible to store multiple links under one bookmark and put it at my Bookmarks Toolbar, so the links under it will open simultaneously in their respective tabs each time I click it? Examples: ...
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Managing google chrome's bookmarks remotely?

I use Chrome on my home computers but use Firefox at work. Is it possible, via either a remote site or FF plugin, to manage (add, edit, remove, etc) my synced chrome bookmarks without having to be in ...
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Can I synchronize Bookmarks in Chrome using Firefox Sync?

I am on another PC and I need to access to bookmarks stored in Firefox Sync profile using Chrome. Is it possible? Can I access to Firefox Sync with tools other than Firefox?
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Generate PDF with bookmarks from Microsoft Word on Mac OS X

Is there a way to generate a PDF file from a Microsoft Word document on Mac OS X so that it generates PDF bookmarks based on the structure of the document? I've tried opening the .docx file ...
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Opera 10 bookmark sync

Is anyone else having problems with Opera 10's Sync, particularly bookmarks? I Sync my bookmarks and speed dial, and speed dial seems to be fine. However, my bookmarks are empty. When I login to ...
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firefox sync's bookmarks then ignores homepage setting

I have no idea what could have caused it, only thing I have recently installed is filezilla via source forge, however I dont believe the source forge installer can cause this, however for some ...
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How to edit Chrome web shortcuts to add 'Rating', 'Description' and 'Notes' in Windows File Explorer?

I add web shortcuts from chrome to Windows (8.1) File Explorer into different folders so that I can access not only the downloaded documents but also the ones I want/need to check online. But I'd ...
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Sort Firefox Bookmarks by Domain

Is there a way to sort bookmarks by domain? I would like to be able to see all youtube vidoes in one section, all wikipedia in another, etc, but I haven't been able to find an add-on that does this. ...
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How to open the “Replication and Sync” tab on Lotus Notes 8.5?

I used to have the Replication and Sync tab opened all the time on Lotus Notes 8.5. This morning I involuntarily closed the tab, and now I can't get it back... I have searched on Internet about it, ...
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Is it possible to open multiple tabs but not load the URLs?

When I'm causally browsing, some pages I go to I want to view them later but I don't want them bookmarked and now and again I will bookmark all these tabs into a single folder in a backup folder, the ...
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Turn Javascript into bookmark or bookmarklet?

I have Created One script that shows password on hover just like windows 8 on eye click. i have made this functionality through javascript with following code. function ...
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Emacs: remembering last position of cursor

Is there a way to save a file so that when reopening it, it brings me to the last known position of my cursor?
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Opera 12 lost all my bookmarks

I updated to Opera 12 (Windows XP) some days ago, and since then Opera is crashing and running unstable. So today while browsing, an error message came up - something like "couldn't save ...
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Is it possible to permalink to a location within an MP3 file?

YouTube has a cool feature where you can link to locations within a video. e.g.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvDedo8r1Fk#t=41s Is there a way to do this with audio (e.g. MP3) files, preferably ...
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How to change default location of bookmarks in Firefox 4?

I just upgraded to Firefox 4.0 and I am wondering how do I make it so when I click the "Star" to bookmark that the bookmark ends up in the "Bookmarks" Menu instead of "Unsorted Bookmarks". I don't ...
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Is there a browser independet bookmarktool supporting tags, date and free comments?

I am looking for a tool, which helps me to organize my personal bookmarks. I want to be able to assign tags and free comments to a bookmark. I want to search my bookmarks by tags date of ...
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How do I arrange/sort the bookmarks in chrome

I am facing a wierd issue where I cannot arrange the bookmarks on my bookmarks bar. I have three items Old (Folder), Samles (Link), Firefox (Folder). I want to have folders first and then links, as ...
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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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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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Chrome adds all bookmarks to Other Bookmarks folder

I have a problem with Chrome that started a couple days ago. I don't know if this issue came with an update, I just know that it started happening. I'm on Windows 8.1, Chrome version 40.0.2214.94 m. ...
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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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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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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 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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Are Chrome bookmarks automatically backed up?

I finally arranged my bookmarks in Chrome 33, inside bookmarks toolbar etc. Do I need to create a backup to save this arrangement (and How) OR it is automatically saved on Google server, inside my ...
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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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save word 2010 document as pdf with bookmarks

I am saving word-document (master- and subdocuments in MS Word 2010 on Windows 7) as a pdf with the bookmark option (create bookmarks using headings). Now the funny thing: It works for all ...
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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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Is there a way to import my bookmarks from Google Chrome to Delicious?

My question is not how to sync chrome bookmarks to delicious, but just how to import my bookmarks to Delicious, so I can stop using Chrome bookmarks. Is there a way? Chromicious is not working, the ...
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Is there any simple way to bookmark directly into a folder?

I've been using Google Chrome for quite a while and I've got quite large amount of bookmark folders. The problem is, whenever I want to bookmark a site to a specific folder, I have to first click ...
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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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Chrome Bookmark Synchronisation Duplicating Bookmarks

I have chrome set up to synchronise bookmarks. I use chrome on two laptops. I've been trying to re-organise my growing collection of bookmarks. Synchronisation seems to be creating duplicates IF I ...
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disable opera's builtin bookmark spam “redir.opera.com/bookmarks/”

Just noticed that I have a lot "spam-like" bookmarks in my Opera, just like "16000 games" or "Best booking service" Most links are redir.opera.com/bookmarks/* also there are some links with ...