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How to sync bookmarks between Firefox, Chrome, and Safari on multiple computers?

There are some similar question on bookmark syncing, but most answers point to Delicious or Google bookmarks. However, as Chrome doesn't have the Google toolbar, how would those sync? I use several ...
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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 sync bookmarks across Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks?

How to sync bookmarks across Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks? As I, currently, understand, Google Chrome puts bookmarks seperatly from Google Bookmarks, which is accessible in Firefox by ...
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Where does Google Chrome for Linux store user specific data?

Where does Google Chrome for Linux store user specific data such as bookmarks ? I can't find a .chrome or .google directory under my home directory, any other directory I should look at ?
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Force Chrome to sync bookmarks?

I've been using Chrome's built in bookmark sync which seems to work well. Is there a way to force Chrome to do the sync as opposed to waiting for the alloted 'sync time'? Update: Seems to sync ...
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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?
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Where does Chrome save its bookmarks on Windows?

I'm trying to recover a Windows system from backups and can't seem to find where Chrome saves its bookmarks. Anybody knows where Chrome saves its bookmarks on Windows?
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Is there a way to bookmark all tabs in Chrome?

I seem to remember this being out of the box in Firefox and I'd love to get the same functionality in Chrome. Perhaps it's an issue because each tab is a separate process?
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Do Bookmarks slow-down firefox start-up?

I have observed many people suggesting to delete unused bookmarks, as tips to overcome slow start-up of firefox, is there any technical reason behind it?
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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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How to find and delete duplicate bookmarks in Google Chrome?

How to delete duplicate bookmarks and check their status... is there a Google Chrome extension that do that?
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How to synchronise bookmarks between Google Chrome and Opera?

I use both Google Chrome as well as Opera. Is there any way by which I can "auto synchronise" the bookmarks between Chrome and Opera? By "auto synchronise", I mean whenever I bookmark a page in ...
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how to refresh bookmark favicons in chrome

I updated favicons for a bunch of my websites. Refreshing the website does indeed show the updated favicon in the browser tab, however the bookmarks for those websites still have the old favicon. ...
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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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How to export an individual bookmark folder in Google Chrome?

In my bookmarks window I have two to three folders like asp.net, jquery and sql server. How do I export the jquery folder only from Google Chrome?
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How to export opened tabs in Chrome?

Are there any extensions for Chrome that allow me to export all currently opened tabs as a text file, containing all the URLs of those tabs? I don't necessarily need it to be a text file if there is ...
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Locate bookmarks folder after finding bookmarks in Firefox

When I search bookmarks I can't find a way to locate the folder of the result. I have many bookmarks folder and subfolders and most folders and subfolders contain some bookmarks. When I cannot ...
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Add bookmarks to Delicious and Google Bookmarks at the same time

I have used delicious.com (or back then, del.icio.us) to store my bookmarks for a long time now, and I love it. I was looking through some of my Google services, and realized they have a bookmarking ...
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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 save a bookmark in Firefox with POST data?

I would like to save as a Firefox bookmark a page which is not accessible using GET. The only way to retrieve the page is to send some POST data. For example, I would like to bookmark a Chronopost ...
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How can I add a favicon to a bookmarklet in Firefox?

Bookmarklets, such as SuperGenPass don't have favicons, because they are javascript: links and Firefox doesn't know where it would obtain the favicon from. Is there any way to add a favicon to a ...
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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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How can I sync two firefox's that run on different Operating Systems?

I have a machine that I dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.04. I have Firefox 3.5 installed on both. I'm always switching back and forth and have one bookmark in one but not the other. How can I sync ...
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From Word to PDF including bookmarks

I created a Microsoft Word file with Office 2007 and exported it via Jaws PDF Creator. Now I want some bookmarks or any kind of "linking-action" that makes it easier to navigate through the document. ...
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Exporting Insane Amount of Google Chrome Bookmarks

I have every single bookmark that I've ever bookmarked since I was in second grade. In Google Chrome right now. And I'm trying to export them all to Diigo to see how well it would work as a bookmark ...
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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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How to group bookmarks in Emacs?

I would like to group my bookmarks like buffers with ibuffer or newsgroups with gnus by certain criterias like projects for example. I also tried Bookmark+ but couldn't get anything like this working. ...
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Take a screenshot of all bookmarks in google chrome?

I have a huge list of bookmarks in google chrome saved for design inspiration. I would like to take a screenshot of all sites and save them to my computer, that way i can still keep copies of the ...
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Is there any easy way to sync your bookmarks using only an ftp-server and some app?

I realize there is already this good question How to sync bookmarks between Firefox, Chrome, and Safari on multiple computers? about bookmark sync, but I am looking for a different solution. It is ...
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Sync iCloud bookmarks with Firefox in Windows 7

I have four devices that I want to sync my bookmarks across: a Mac Mini, a Macbook Air, an iPad2, and a Windows 7 PC. I use Safari on the three Apple products and Firefox 8 on the Windows 7 PC. I use ...
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How do I increase the available bookmark folder limits in chrome

As another user asked about firefox: Increase limit of bookmark folders in Firefox? I would like to increase the number of folders that you are presented with when you press the add bookmark star in ...
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Make Bookmarks Toolbar in Firefox only Show Favicon

In chrome you can replace the names of bookmarks in the toolbar with their favicon. Is it possible to do the same thing in Firefox? I want all my bookmarks to just display the favicon in order to save ...
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Is there a way to bookmark a page and making it static in Firefox?

I would like to make some bookmarks being static in Firefox but I can't find anything to do this. Example: I bookmark a page and I want to have a look at it 3 months later. But what if it changes or ...
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How to search for bookmark folders in Firefox

The search box in the bookmarks bar only searches the bookmarks themselves, yet I have arranged the bookmarks into folders and subfolders. Sometimes I can't see the folder that I know I have, so I ...
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Is there a Firefox extension to bookmark a specific position on a webpage?

Sometimes when I am reading a long text in Mozilla Firefox 4 I think I could use bookmarking not the page itself but a specific position (line) of it. Is there an extension for this?
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Do browsers change URLs of saved bookmarks in response to 301 redirection?

HTTP status code 301 is used to indicate that content has moved permanently, and that the returned URL should be used to access the requested content in future. RFC 2616 says Clients with link ...
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Directory “Bookmarking” in Linux

Aside from aliasing and links, is there an easy way in Linux to tag commonly used directories and to navigate to a commonly used directory from the terminal. To be clear the disadvantages I see with ...
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How to create dynamic bookmark in Firefox?

Is it possible, or how to do it - to have bookmark (bookmarklet?) that, when clicking would open new page, that would have 2 parameters calculated based on current date? For example, today it would ...
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Storing Current Page for PDF eBooks

I am reading through several PDF eBooks on 2 different Windows PCs and 1 Android tablet. I would like to come up with an easy way to "bookmark" my current page that will work on all environments. So ...
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Firefox bookmarks folder icon

Is there a way to assign a custom icon to a folder in Firefox bookmarks? That way not all folders would look the same, so I could delete the names and save some space in the bookmarks bar.
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Google Chrome sync: 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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Open bookmarks in new tab

Is there a way to always open bookmarks in a new tab in Opera?
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Save open tabs in Chrome

Is there a way to save all open tabs into a temporary (or non temporary) bookmark folder? Sometimes I have a bunch of tabs open on one topic in one windows and the same in another windows. I'd like ...
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How to remove Apps Tab from Chrome

With the newest Chrome Update, 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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How does Google Chrome find the Firefox bookmarks?

I was using Firefox for long time and recently moved to Chrome. And after installing Chrome, when I opened it for the first time, it asks that "You have bookmarks in another browser. Want to import ...
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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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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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Removing text from the bookmarks strip of Google Chrome

How do I remove the text labels from the bookmarks bar in Google Chrome? All I really want is a row of favicons!
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Sync Chrome bookmarks to Delicious

I use Google Chrome. I love the snappy and fast feeling. I thought I will miss the add ons of Firefox. But, not really. However, I used to use delicious actively and want to continue to do the same. ...
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Is it possible to add your own bookmarks/tabs to a PDF file?

I've purchases a few e-books and love it. Some come with a massive list of bookmarks (kewl!) and some not. Regardless, is there a way i can create my OWN bookmarks so i can jump to specific pages? I ...