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Bookmarks folder on two machines not synchronizing

I have Chromium installed on a Ubuntu 12.04 machine and Chrome on a Windows 7 machine. Both are updated to newest stable release. I am logged in on both machines with the same Google account. I ...
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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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Search bookmarks in Google Chrome address bar

I simply want to search through the bookmarks in Google Chrome as I type in the address bar. I don't want to have to type the full URL just to hit a site already stored in my bookmarks. Google Chrome ...
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How to bookmark a page with specific screen size of Chrome inspector?

In Chrome browser, we have the Inspector tool (via Ctrl+Shift+I or right click and choose Inspector) and can set the page size to mobile/tablet/customized screen sizes. I wonder if we can bookmark a ...
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How do I change Firefox bookmark toolbar icons?

My Firefox bookmark toolbar items change icons every now and then for apparently no reason, especially if a site is down. I get the DNS site's icons all over, on another case I have the Facebook icon ...
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How to auto-hide bookmarks bar in Chrome?

I am looking for a way to auto-hide the bookmarks bar in Chrome, so that it only shows when I hover over the area. I'd also like a method to auto-hide the address bar in Chrome that works in a ...
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How to restore bookmarks before accidentally syncing Chrome

I accidentally lost all of my bookmarks by signing into Chrome. How do I restore my bookmarks? I do not have the path: /Users/[username]/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Bookmarks ...
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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 to open bookmarks in an unloaded state in Firefox?

I would like to be able to open bookmarked pages --- potentially a large number of them --- in an unloaded state. By "unloaded" I mean the state that pages are in at startup in Firefox if you choose ...
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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 ...
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Google Chrome Bookmarks Gone

Google Chrome did an update or something and all of my bookmarks are gone. Hours and hours of research gone. I've tried restoring, but the restore file was "corrupted" and could not be retrieved. ...
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How to import only selected bookmarks from Firefox, to Chrome, and Internet Explorer?

I already know, and so ask not, how to import ALL bookmarks from Firefox. Instead, how do I import only SELECTED bookmarks and their folders, from Firefox, to Google Chrome and Microsoft IE? I ask ...
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Chrome - Is there a way to bookmark recent history?

I would like to bookmark all recently visited pages, is there a way to do this? Preferably a one click solution.
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Blank favicon for redirecting bookmark on Google Chrome

I've bookmarked the Messenger website on chrome. When visiting this website, users are redirected to their most recent conversation. As a result, my bookmark's favicon is left blank. Is there a way to ...
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Mobile bookmarks on desktop chrome bookmark bar

I would like to have my Mobile bookmarks appear on the bookmark bar of my desktop chrome browser. I would like Mobile bookmarks to appear besides the Other bookmarks which appears at the right-end ...
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What are some fast methods for navigating to frequently used folders in Windows 7?

(This is a followup question from my previous question.) In windows XP I used to be able to quickly navigate to frequently used folders by making use of the 'Favorites' menu item and the hotkey ...
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How to merge pdfs and create bookmarks for each input file in output file? (linux)

I'm using Linux and I would like to have software (or script, method) which merges some pdfs and creates an united output pdf, containing bookmarks. Bookmarks are named by filename of pdf files, ...
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Missing the “add tab group to favorites ” option in IE8

I have internet options selected for quick tabs and tab groups in settings, IE8 WIndows XP. I can open a list of favorites from the menu using the blue arrow as a tab group. I can then use the quick ...
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How to have mobile bookmarks appear on desktop chrome bookmarks bar?

When I use my smartphone chrome browser, I store my bookmarks at the mobile bookmarks. When I manage bookmarks on the desktop browser, I can see the mobile bookmarks. However, I am not able to move ...
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How to restore firefox history, bookmarks, cache from installed directory of an other hard drive

My old hard drive is faulty, OS wasn't booting, so installing the OS wasn't successful, so bought a new hard drive, installed new OS, installed firefox, now I want to restore all the bookmarks, ...
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Duplicating bookmarks in Google Chrome

I'm wondering about something - is there an option or a setting somewhere in Google Chrome that enables you to have duplicate bookmarks in your, well, bookmarks? In my bookmarks bar I have folders ...
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Google Chrome sync: Is there a limit for bookmarks & extensions?

Actually, Chrome is my favorite web-browser, and one of its most powerful features is synchronizing the actual data into a Google account. For the last years I gained a lot of bookmarks and from time ...
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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 ...
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How to save bookmarks for Kate?

I've become reliant on the bookmarks in Kate, but I work on multiple machines so it makes it an inconvenience to have to keep bookmarking the same places in my documents. How do I export the ...
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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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I want a command to erase all temp files of all users but i dont want to delete their bookmarks on chrome and firefox

This is the code i am using to erase all the temporary files in the user machines, but i want to make it NOT erase the bookmarks of Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, i already did some research and ...
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Automate bookmark import from file/URL in Firefox and Chrome

At my company, we have a lot of servers which more or less frequently change URLs which is bad for employees having them bookmarked. Until now, when somebody finds a dead link, he has to find out the ...
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Is there a way to hide single bookmarks or bookmark folders in Google Chrome (or Chromium)?

In Opera I can choose to hide bookmarks and bookmark folders from the bookmark bar, is this also possible with Google Chrome or Chromium? As a workaround I put all the bookmarks I don't want to see ...
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My recent bookmarks in Google Chrome do not appear in my bookmark list - how do I get them to appear as normal?

HP ProBook 6470b Windows 10 The pages that I bookmarked in the last 30 hours or so do not appear on Google Chrome, neither in the bookmark manager or in the list of bookmarks scroll down list. ...
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Retreive Old Firefox Bookmarks After Formatting

I have recently formatted my Laptop. However I forgot to export my bookmarks before formatting .What I have now is a folder named as Windows.old ..... but I don't know how to recover my lost bookmarks....
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Can't import bookmarks from my user favorites folder into firefox

I recently had a disk crash. have a backup. went out and bought a new computer with W10 on it. my favorites are in a folder (favorites) on the backup so I restored them and tried to import them into ...
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How to remove Apps Tab from Chrome

With the newest Chrome update, an "Apps" bookmark has been added on left hand side of the bookmarks. But I don't need that (my Apps are just next to it - as direct links) and want to remove it again....
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Automating Table Fields in Word

So I am creating a Master Template Document for my business for all of their documents they have to fill out for a Project. The idea is simple, each document has header information such as author, ...
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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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How to refer to file with no extension in Windows?

So I have a scheduled task that's supposed to call the Chrome bookmarks file and copy it to a backup location. However, it's been failing because Task Scheduler can't recognize the location because ...
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How can I update the domain name of all my bookmarks for a site?

I have a lot of bookmarks for a site that is changing its domain name. How can I easily and quickly update all my bookmarks to point to the new domain? I really don't want to take the time to ...
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Chrome Bookmarks to default in new Tab?

Is there a way to get my bookmarks (wired to my bookmarks bar) to open them (by default) into a new tab? It seems to me that this would be a terrific option to build in. I am all about reducing ...
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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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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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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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Edge browser does not sync bookmarks in real time

I'm using the latest available version of Edge (25.10586.0.0) in Windows 10 on my devices like the main work pc, my Win10 tablet and a Microsoft Lumia 950 phone. When I bookmark a website or add it to ...
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Windows 10 Edge bookmarks not used for Search

I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and imported my IE11 bookmarks into the Edge browser. They are all there. But when I start typing in the (Edge) address bar, or in the Windows search box, it does ...
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Add a new favorite to Edge by URL

In Edge, is it possible to add a new favorite (aka bookmark) by its URL without having to visit the URL? The reason why you would want to do this is because a URL does not necessarily resolve to a ...
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How do I share an entire bookmarks folder between two firefox sync users?

I am trying to share a folder of bookmarks I use at work in firefox, so that this specific folder is available at home. I am using Firefox Sync to synchronise among diferent instances of firefox in ...
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Chrome on new Windows install will not sync

I just upgraded my Desktop to Windows 10. Chrome will not sync. I've logged out and back in a couple times and also installed the beta channel. It still will not sync. When I go to chrome://sync ...
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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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Windows Browser to Open Files Having Linux Path Names

I have several Linux machines and one Windows 7 machine. I sync my Firefox bookmarks between all machines by syncing the "places.sqlite" file among all platforms. On the Linux machines, I have a ...
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How to put “Tags” to Firefox's bookmark toolbar?

When I press CTRL+SHIFT+O there is a "Tags" object containing all of my tags on the left. I want to use this as a folder on my bookmarks toolbar, so I can easily browse all bookmarks with the specific ...
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Lost All Bookmarks and my google account bookmarks restored to 1.5 Years back

I am currently using google chrome version: Version 33.0.1750.117 m. I daily sign in to my google chrome to my email account in office and delete when I left the office. I do same process since more ...
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How can I tag the bookmarks in Chrome?

I try to edit a bookmark in chrome but there's no where to tag it. Is it possible in Chrome?