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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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Program for bookmarking long videos on my local hard drive? [closed]

I'd like to be able to open a video, watch it a bit, and then store a bookmark, continue watching maybe bookmark it again, close the video, come back a day or two later, and pick up where I left off ...
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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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Shortcut to open specific bookmark / URL in Chrome

How to enable keyboard shortcut to open specific bookmark / URL while using Chrome?
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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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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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Open bookmarks via hotkeys in Firefox?

Is it possible open/launch my bookmarks in Firefox via hotkeys? If so, how? I want something that will allow me to specify the hotkey(s). I don't want another speed dial clone.
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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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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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How can I insert a link in Outlook to bookmark it when clicked?

I'm writing a newsletter in Outlook and I want a clickable 'bookmark it' link to our related staff intranet page. I can do normal links but want the bookmark action to come up. Is that possible?
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How do I merge several Opera ADR bookmark files to one single file?

I have several Opera ADR files with bookmarks that were created back in 2005 with Opera 7.54. I would like to merge these to one single ADR file. The goal is to convert them all and end up with one ...
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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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How to delete duplicate recursively in Chrome browser's bookmarks?

How to delete duplicate recursively in Chrome browser's bookmarks? I'm guessing because of syncing glitches it end up getting duplicate entries in various places.
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Syncing bookmarks in Firefox' own “Bookmarks” menu with bookmarks of Android (4.0) phone

Is it possible to make Firefox sync its own bookmarks (accessible from the "Bookmarks" menu) with the bookmarks on my phone (Galaxy S3 running Android 4.0), so that when I add a bookmark in Firefox on ...
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How to sort bookmarks by date in Chrome web browser

Chrome is somehow missing one of the most basic features you would expect on a web browser: sorting bookmarks by date. Is there any way around this issue besides not using Chrome? I love Chrome but ...
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Creating Windows shortcuts from Chrome bookmarks

I have a very large number of bookmarks in Google Chrome. I want to transfer all of them to a windows folder, so that each bookmark will be a shortcut to a website (I want a list of shortcuts, just ...
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How do I add bookmarks to a watermarked secured PDF eBook?

I have purchased a few PDF eBooks (RPG rulebooks) and they come with a set of bookmarks, but with such "technical" books, I would really like to be able to add new bookmarks for easy reference. (...
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How to prevent or revert Chrome from randomly replacing the sites that show up in my new tab page?

Chrome shows the most visited sites on my new tab page which is great. But sometimes it replaces one of these with a page that's still on that site but not the main page. So if I am visiting ...
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How do I save bookmarks to the Bookmarks Bar by default?

Whenever I go to bookmark a page a folder called References is always the default option. I save a majority of my bookmarks to the Bookmarks Bar though. How can I change it so that bookmarks are ...
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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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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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Firefox Sync repeatedly puts NSFW links on my work computer >:(

Firefox Sync continues to sync bookmarks and history from home computer to work computer even though I told it not to. In Firefox Sync options, I de-select "Bookmarks" and "History": I clear out ...
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how to count bookmarks in a pdf file using a batch file?

how to count bookmarks in a pdf file using a batch file? or any other easy way in user mode not in Admin mode. (wherein can't install or cant use Run Command). Somebody help...
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Edit This Bookmark box not appearing in Firefox 14

Yesterday I upgraded my firefox to firefox version 14.1. After using it for sometime I realized that when I press Ctrl + D or click the star icon, the bookmark is saved but I am not getting the 'Edit ...
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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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Import Google Chrome bookmarks from Windows into Mozilla Firefox in Ubuntu

I was a Windows user for last 5 years but wanted to switch into Ubuntu World. I saved too many (around 100) bookmarks into chrome while using Windows. Now I want to import those bookmarks into Ubuntu ...
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How to hide bookmarks from the new tab page in Chrome?

I don't have the show bookmarks option turned on but whenever I open a new tab, it lists some of the bookmarks at the top of the new tab page by default. Is there a way to get rid of this?
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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 bookmarks....
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Are Firefox sync bookmarks available via a web based interface?

I know Firefox has a built in way of syncing bookmark across multiple machines. The problem is: I'm not necessarily using my own PC or laptop. Therefore I'm not really supposed to change settings. ...
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Reload of Firefox bookmarks favicons

After updating my Firefox from version 12 to version 13, my bookmarks favicons have gone. I wonder whether it's possible to force the browser to only download/refresh the favicons for all my ...
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How to set default bookmarks for Firefox 10 on Mac

I'm trying to create a software image to deploy to Mac laptops. I want the bookmarks to be available when a new user account is created. From prior versions of Firefox, I tried putting it in: ...
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how can i sync firefox bookmarks. Can't find the code, instructions are incorrect

Instructions say go to existing pc with an account and "Click Tools and select set up sync and I have an account However the 'Tools - Sync' menu only has the option to 'sync now', nothing about ...
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Xmarks makes bookmarks disappear

I've been using Xmarks to sync my bookmarks in Safari, Firefox and Google Chrome for some time. At first it seemed nice to hv all bookmarks sync among these browsers, but now my bookmarks are lost ...
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How to make the bookmark bar of Google Chrome bigger?

I have many bookmarks that I'd like to show in the bookmark bar. How to make the bookmark bar of Google Chrome bigger, for example, let it show two rows of bookmark icons? If impossible, is there ...
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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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Access bookmarks bar with keyboard shortcuts a la Safari

Pretty much the only reason I still choose to use Safari over Google Chrome is the ability to access your bookmarks with keyboard shortcuts. For the first 9 bookmarks in your bookmarks bar, you're ...
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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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Storing a HTTP POST request in a bookmark or something similar as you would with a GET request

You can store a bookmark with a GET request like this: http://url.com/service?variable=value Can you store a POST request in some way in Chrome? Maybe with a plugin? Or maybe in Firefox? The idea ...
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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 : 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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What is Firefox favorites physical location?

I am looking to move my Firefox favorites from one machine to another. But for that I am unable to find the physical location of the favorites from where i can copy them. Does anyone know how to get ...
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Where o where has my fav's bar gone? [closed]

Just spent 2+ hrs trying to discover where my top horizontal favorites bar went. I could drag/drop new favs to it and it had >> at the end to that dropped down to a older/larger fav's list
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Possibly hacked delicious account suddenly containing links to adult sites etc - is there an alternative for delicious [closed]

I was searching for some academic publications I saved earlier on delicious. To my astonishment, there are a lot of tags and links in my account, that point to adult material from a Brazillian site (...
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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 to save and share bookmarks on the web?

I'm finding myself more and more both afraid for the safety of my bookmarks and in need of sharing my bookmarks across many computers, I'm looking for a web solution to save and share (some publicly) ...
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Tool to sync bookmarks between devices in the local network

I'm looking for a tool to sync my bookmarks locally, without uploading them to any website (like xmarks does.) Example: i currently use 1Password to sync my logins/passwords. They are not uploaded to ...
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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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How to Enable Multirow Bookmarks Toolbar?

I have tried using Multirow Bookmarks Toolbar Plus and Roomy Bookmarks Toolbar Firefox add-ons, but the problem is that they are constantly stressing my CPU (even when idling). It probably has ...
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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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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 ...