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Synchronize your Firefox places to Dropbox and any other cloud storage service

December 19, 2010 1 comment

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This is the second part of a series of articles related to Firefox, bookmarks, synchronisation and the cloud. The first part can be found here.

Do you want to know how to synchronize your Firefox places? Firefox Places, this is the annotations, bookmarks, favorite icons, input history, keywords, and browsing history (a record of visited pages). Have you ever thought about synching them to any cloud-based storage service, such as Dropbox, Ubuntu One, or your own servers? To directly get to the recipe, scroll down to “Solution…”.

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Firefox, SQLite and Places structure

December 19, 2010 1 comment

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This article is the first part of a series about firefox, NoSQL, bookmarks, synchronisation and the cloud. The second part can be found here.

Firefox places

Some of my readers know that I prefer Linux environments for my own PCs, but I use a Mac with OS X and a Windows XP virtual machine at work; I need cross compatibility and “places” portability. Starting with version 3.0, Firefox no longer uses the old bookmarks.html file to store passwords or history.dat for your visited pages. It uses an SQLite data base named places.sqlite in your Mozilla profile folder instead. The file “places.sqlite” stores the annotations, bookmarks, favorite icons, input history, keywords, and browsing history (a record of visited pages). Read more…

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