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Old 11-04-2007, 04:35 PM   #1
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Importing Firefox Bookmarks

How do you import Firefox bookmarks form one distro to another?
Old 11-04-2007, 04:46 PM   #2
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The bookmarks file is at ~/.mozilla/firefox/xxxxxxxx.default/bookmarks.html

Just copy that file.

Old 11-05-2007, 01:36 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by ilikejam View Post

The bookmarks file is at ~/.mozilla/firefox/xxxxxxxx.default/bookmarks.html

Just copy that file.


Thanks Dave.
Old 11-05-2007, 10:37 PM   #4
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Hi Lola;

If your still watching the thread. Bookmarks.html just copies the bookmarks. If you also want to copy your passwords & cookies etc., so firefox works exactly as it did in the old distro, copy all 4 of these files.


I've been doing this every time I set up a new computer and it works flawlessly. I got tired of having to look up passwords when revisiting old web sites. So a while back I did a little investigating, and discovered these files.
Just make sure firefox/iceweasel is closed when doing the copying or else the newly copied files will be overwritten.

Have Fun



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