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Old 10-03-2007, 03:20 PM   #1
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Crash and Firefox bookmark loss


Recently I just downloaded Savage, a multi-player fps that is free for Linux. Well after running it my system froze and I wasn't able to do a proper shutdown. Well, Firefox was running and long behold next time I run Firefox my bookmarks are deleted and the theme doesn't appear any more.

Is there any way to get my bookmarks back?

If not, then what can I do to prevent this in the future if my system crashes with Firefox open? Other than exporting my bookmarks all the time.
 
Old 10-03-2007, 03:24 PM   #2
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In your home directory, you should have a hidden folder called .mozilla/firefox/ in there should be a folder called <random characters>.default and in there you should see bookmarks.html (current bookmarks) and bookmarks.bak (backup copy).

Rename bookmarks.html to bookmarks.old and bookmarks.bak to bookmarks.html and restart Firefox.
 
Old 10-03-2007, 05:46 PM   #3
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I use FEBE for automated nightly backups of my Firefox profile, it's very good.
 
Old 10-05-2007, 06:36 PM   #4
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Thanks a ton for the help guys, this febe add-on is awesome. Its too late for the backup, I had already bookmarked another site after the wipe. But at least Ill know for next time.
 
  


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