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Re: Dag's Firefox RPM



On Sun, 2004-05-23 at 07:19, Jeremy Brown wrote:
> Rory Gleeson wrote:
> 
> >Well, Dag's Firefox RPM and FC2 just don't mix on my computer.  It
> >killed my bookmarks, text can't be typed in the box, etc.  
> >
> >I couldn't figure out how to rollback Firefox in Yum so I did a RPM -ivh
> >of a slightly older April version of Firefox and everything came right
> >back to normal and my bookmarks and settings re-appeared.
> >
> >My question: I'm going through all the bookmark folders in
> >usr/lib/firefox/ to save them so I can easily load them back in if this
> >happens again or I lose my whole OS and have to start from scratch.  I
> >know it sounds silly, but I can't find the bookmarks file and the
> >bookmarks folders are empty.  
> >
> >Can anyone point me in the right direction?  Losing my bookmarks (mainly
> >the RSS bookmarks) would be a a major headache.
> >  
> >
> 
> They should be in your home directory.  "~/.firefox" or "~/.mozilla" I 
> believe, but someone correct me if I'm wrong.
> 
> Jeremy

Hello,

You were almost right Jeremy :)
but firefox is still using the name of the version 0.5 for the
directory: .phoenix

You can find the bookmarks there:
/home/mythtv/.phoenix/default/ukvewqi8.slt/bookmarks.html

ukvewqi8.slt: is the name of the profile, if you have several profile
you will have several directories...

Btw, you should have a look at the firefox extension, they have a great
one which makes backup of your bookmarks! It saved me one or twice in
the past...

Hope this help!

Regards,
Ludo
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