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Old 10-20-2005, 11:57 PM   #1
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mozilla bookmark backup possible?

I have a system that has been running as a dual boot for some time. Now that I am clearing the hard drive and starting fresh, is there a way to back up my existing bookmarks from a mozilla install on a windows machine so I could later move them to my debian system?
Old 10-21-2005, 12:40 AM   #2
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Look for the file called bookmarks.html and just copy it to your ~.firefox or ~.mozilla directory over the existing bookmarks.html
Old 10-21-2005, 04:11 AM   #3
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Or you can export your bookmaks, at least in firefox, buy going to
Bookmarks->Manage Bookmarks->file->export..

This will let you export your bookmark as a html document that you can later import
Old 10-22-2005, 01:16 AM   #4
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great, thanks


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