[sf-lug] alternatives to google bookmarks

Akkana Peck akkana at shallowsky.com
Fri Sep 17 11:40:32 PDT 2021

Rick Moen writes:
> All the way back to Netscape Navigator, browser bookmarks were stored in
> local file bookmarks.html (and still are, in all Firefox-family browsers,
> IIRC).  Long ago, I just scp'd that file right up to my Web server,
> serve it to the world from there, and occasionally update it in-place
> using a text editor.

I fondly remember that -- but it was from a long time ago, and
these days, bookmarks are stored in places.sqlite, according to

Firefox can still export bookmarks to and import from HTML files, but
only if you explicitly ask; it doesn't use that format internally.


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