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Old 11-15-2007, 09:32 PM   #1
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Synchronize bookmarks between Windows and Linux?

I have a system that has a dual-boot setup of Windows XP and openSUSE. Both OSes run Firefox. Is there a way to make the bookmarks on either OS the I can add bookmarks while in openSUSE and when I restart the computer and enter XP, these bookmarks are seen in Windows' Firefox (and visa versa)?
Old 11-15-2007, 11:36 PM   #2
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Firefox in both xp and OpenSuse uses a bookmarks file: in xp, I believe it's bookmarks.htm, and in OpenSuse it's bookmarks.html. In OpenSuse, you will find it in a hidden folder in your user's home folder (~/.mozilla/firefox/<some random string>.default/bookmarks.html).

You can mount the windows partition and copy the xp firefox bookmarks to your OpenSuse location. Unless you have a newer kernel which allows writing to xp's ntfs filesystem, you won't be able to write back to xp from OpenSuse.

However, you can mail it to yourself and open it in xp.


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