Exporting bookmarks

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Exporting bookmarks

Post by elmer » 2020-10-26, 17:58

How can I export my Palemoon bookmarks to Firefox, or even Opera?

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Re: Exporting bookmarks

Post by Pentium4User » 2020-10-26, 18:31

You may try out to export as HTML and then import it in the other browser.
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Re: Exporting bookmarks

Post by New Tobin Paradigm » 2020-10-26, 19:50

Wow, that didn't take long. Four posts and you're out huh? Well, hope you have fun!
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Re: Exporting bookmarks

Post by elmer » 2020-10-30, 13:52

Pentium4User wrote:
2020-10-26, 18:31
You may try out to export as HTML and then import it in the other browser.
Do I need an extension to do the export as HTML? I don't see it in the menu of LM 19.3.

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Re: Exporting bookmarks

Post by elmer » 2020-10-30, 14:11

New Tobin Paradigm wrote:
2020-10-26, 19:50
Wow, that didn't take long. Four posts and you're out huh? Well, hope you have fun!
I've been using Palemoon for several years and I like it. However, for the past few months it has been randomly consuming cpu usage and as a result it slows to a crawl. I have noticed that it initially did this on a couple of websites (ebay.com, kijiji.ca, craigslist) but lately it has 'turtled out' right after hibernation. Here is a screen shot of a typical turtle out:
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I've tried to duplicate this slow down in Firefox at those same websites, and others, but there is no problem there. Hence the reason for checking out other options.
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Re: Exporting bookmarks

Post by Night Wing » 2020-10-30, 15:32

elmer wrote:
2020-10-30, 13:52

Do I need an extension to do the export as HTML? I don't see it in the menu of LM 19.3.
If you been using linux Pale Moon for a few years like you stated, you should already know how to turn your bookmarks into a json or HTML file for exporting and importing into another browser.

So I find your comments of not knowing how, to be a little "hard to swallow". But I'll play along.

To create a HTML file for your bookmarks for export, it is done in the Pale Moon browser itself. Not in Linux Mint (19.3). No extensions needed. I use the Menu Bar in Pale Moon (if you know what that is) so follow along. Click on:

Bookmarks > Organize Bookmarks > Import and Backup > Export Bookmarks to HTML

And then tell Pale Moon to put them where you want to. In my case, I tell Pale Moon to put my files on the Desktop. Then I use a flash/thumb drive to add those files from my Desktop to the flash/thumb drive.
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Exporting bookmarks[SOLVED]

Post by elmer » 2020-10-30, 18:27

Night Wing wrote:
2020-10-30, 15:32

If you been using linux Pale Moon for a few years like you stated, you should already know how to turn your bookmarks into a json or HTML file for exporting and importing into another browser.

So I find your comments of not knowing how, to be a little "hard to swallow". But I'll play along.
I guess that I have been over using the tab features in Palemoon, and so when I lost over 100 tabs a month ago I finally decided to try bookmarks. I know, I'm slow and certainly not the sharpest knife in the drawer.
Thank you for your explanations.

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