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Old 06-24-2011, 09:51 AM   #1
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Smile Firefox in Ubuntu Natty does not have Bookmark Manager


Firefox in Ubuntu Natty does not have Bookmark Manager,
I also can not import bookmarks from file.
Anyone can help?
 
Old 06-24-2011, 10:29 AM   #2
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Heh yes this does seem weird at first because it is somewhat `hidden', but it's not that it is not there. Just go to Bookmarks -> Show All Bookmarks, and then under 'Import and Backup' you have both 'Import HTML' as well as 'Export HTML'. Enjoy!
 
Old 06-24-2011, 11:10 AM   #3
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I did as you said, but I did not see any import/backup button to click.
 
Old 06-24-2011, 08:38 PM   #4
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When you click "Show all bookmarks", the bookmarks window should open up. What are the menu options then?
 
Old 06-25-2011, 12:01 AM   #5
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yes, it opens a pop up, but nothing to import bookmark.
 
Old 06-25-2011, 12:03 AM   #6
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the firefox in ubuntu and windows looks different a bit,
in windows it has a top menu bar to allow importing bookmarks, but does not exist in ubuntu.
 
Old 06-25-2011, 02:39 AM   #7
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Library

In FF 4 when you click "show all bookmarks" a window "Library" should pop up and the menu option on right "import and backup" does the job, see screenshot
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Old 06-25-2011, 09:13 AM   #8
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No, mine is different,
it looks as below,
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...00/firefox.jpg

Why?
 
Old 06-25-2011, 09:14 AM   #9
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http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...00/firefox.jpg
Why mine is different from yours?
 
Old 06-25-2011, 12:55 PM   #10
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IIRC, FF 4.0 had a problem with the tab display in the bookmark library which was fixed in FF 4.0.1.

If you go to Help->About Firefox, you can see the version of FF you're running.
 
Old 06-25-2011, 04:51 PM   #11
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If your using Firefox5, it seems to be a little buggy I think. I've seen several weird things with 5. Such as not opening a new tab on a right click and choosing that.

Actually 4 did some unexpected things sometimes too.

I see that your menu items are missing in your bookmarks organizer.

I don't have an answer for you other than Firefox isn't getting everything fixed before releasing.

You might try a reinstall. Or look around to see it there is a show menu item configuration that you need to have checked.

Edit: spelling

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Old 06-25-2011, 07:54 PM   #12
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I am using version 5.0
Probably I have to use older version.
 
Old 06-25-2011, 08:37 PM   #13
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Wink

I run firefox from shell, the older version 3.6.18,
it is good, no need the latest version, and i can import bookmark, there is "organize bookmark" icon to click and import html file.
 
Old 06-30-2011, 02:22 PM   #14
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I believe I know the issue... you are running Unity, and I have not tried this while running Unity, which is why I did not understand what had happened, but it occured to me after I looked at your picture... the menu items for the bookmark manager you have are not there as you see, but they are in the top Unity panel... this is an effort to make a global menu panel for all applications, and thereby ensure more screen space for window content. So next time you open firefox normally, just go to the top Unity panel, and you will see your menu items appear as you hover your mouse over it!

EDIT: P.S.: I would urge you to get rid of the older version and move to FF4 - now FF5 - since it is crisper and faster. Once you get used to handling things in the Unity panel, you will think - "Why the hell did they design anything otherwise before?"

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