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Lobster
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PostPosted: Tue 27 Jan 2009, 07:07    Post_subject:  

DaveS wrote:
I send myself an email containing my favourite bookmark links.

Obvious useful tip

I exported my bookmarks
then clicked on the bookmarks.html created
selected all and copied
changed gmail to rich formatting
and pasted in

Many thanks Smile

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mow9902

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PostPosted: Thu 05 Feb 2009, 18:04    Post_subject:  

Just a newbie - but I think this is a very useful suggestion. Wouldn't a wiki be a good platform to organize and host these tips ?
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technosaurus


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PostPosted: Fri 06 Feb 2009, 00:59    Post_subject:  

I almost forgot - for firefox and seamonkey


about:config


turning off ipv6 can speed up web browsing and there are 100s of other tweaks you can make to turn off/on the annoying/nice things

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PostPosted: Sat 07 Feb 2009, 09:46    Post_subject:  

In SeaMonkey, using Bookmarks -> Manage Bookmarks -> Tools -> Export you can make a file of all your bookmarks, which file can then be imported (via the same route) back into SeaMonkey (or, I think, Firefox and maybe other browsers.)
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PostPosted: Sun 15 Dec 2013, 16:11    Post_subject: Moving stuff out of save file to /mnt/home using symlinks  

Well, this is an ancient thread but temporarily I thought I'd add this weird tip (from another thread) here since I haven't arranged access to the wiki and the old tips and tricks thread from the wiki is no longer there anyway!

Moat wrote:
trying to resolve the Firefox caching>savefile issue via drag/drop/symlink back has not been sucessful, as Firefox always annoyingly re-creates the entire ~/.Mozilla paths apon the next boot


Actually I found a solution to that problem, which I've used in many varieties of Puppy. Immediately after you do the drag/drop/symlink back step use the puppy menu to reboot (restart) the system (not shutdown). I do mean immediately... if you wait and shutdown and then restart, as you say Firefox recreates the entire ~/.mozilla paths. But if you restart immediately as I say, for some weird reason the symlink stays as desired...

The "losing symlink" behaviour seems to be a bug in Puppy, which could do with being tracked down and fixed in case it causes any other problems.
mcewanw

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