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Old 06-17-2013, 06:30 AM   #1
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How can Chromium-browser import Firefox bookmarks?

First, I know there is another posting that appears to solve this.
It is old, and does not work for me.

I start Chromium-browser and it asks if I want to import bookmarks.
When I click yes, it tells me there is "no supported browser found".

If I go to Settings -> Users -> Import bookmarks and settings
and select the HTML file created when I exported bookmarks in Firefox all I get are the first 2 folders.

I'm fed up with Firefox not displaying pages properly (character encoding problem). I have accumulated over 500 bookmarks in folders up to 4 levels deep, and switching to another browser will be painful if an automated process cannot be found.
Old 06-17-2013, 08:54 AM   #2
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If you open the bookmarks.html directly in browser as a webpage, does it have all your bookmarks? If not then FF badly exported them; a had similar issue, the reason was (i believe) i had my bookmarks in a bookmark toolbar, not menu.
Other than that, i'm not sure what might be the problem.
Old 06-17-2013, 12:17 PM   #3
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Opened as a web page I can see them all. Initially I will access them that way and gradually save them as they are used.


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