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Old 02-14-2012, 11:44 AM   #1
Rory Glenn Pascua
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How do I backup my bookmarks?


How do I backup my bookmarks? Where does it live so I can just drag and drop to a disk before I blow away my box? I'm trying to migrate from RHEL5 to Centos6.
 
Old 02-14-2012, 12:09 PM   #2
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Usually in a subdir of your home's toplevel: 'tar -cjf /path/to/backupdir/filename.tbz2 $(find ~/ -maxdepth 1 -type d -a \( -iname \*konqueror\* -o -iname \*opera\* -o -iname \*mozilla\* -o -iname \*chrome\* \) )'

* OK, that copies the whole dir but usually you want cookies and saved credentials too, right?

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Old 02-14-2012, 12:14 PM   #3
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Which browser are you using? In Firefox you can go to Bookmarks -> Organize Bookmarks and check the Import and Backup menu. For a drag-n-drop file, check under the .mozilla/firefox directory in your HOME. You should find a bookmarks.html file.

Edit: beaten by unSpawn with a more complete solution!
 
Old 02-14-2012, 01:03 PM   #4
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Bookmarks can be stored by xmarks or "Firefox sync".

http://www.xmarks.com/
 
Old 02-14-2012, 04:55 PM   #5
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Which browser are you using? In Firefox you can go to Bookmarks -> Organize Bookmarks and check the Import and Backup menu. For a drag-n-drop file, check under the .mozilla/firefox directory in your HOME. You should find a bookmarks.html file.

Edit: beaten by unSpawn with a more complete solution!
That's exactly what I did and it worked. I did an import and burned it on a disk. Thanks.
 
  


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