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BBC News Examines Alternative Browsers

Friday March 7th, 2003

A prolific writer writes: "I saw this article on the BBC News front page about alternatives to MSIE." As well as Mozilla, the report also looks briefly at Safari, Netscape, Opera and the secretive new Xwebs browser.


#19 Re: OT: Do Mozilla profiles fro Windows work in Li

by jonik

Sunday March 9th, 2003 2:59 AM

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Sharing the bookmarks file using a symlink might not work (at least it didn't work in some mozilla versions), but you can use the following pref: user_pref("browser.bookmarks.file", "/Win/C/path/to/bookmarks.html");

But yes, while you probably can't share a whole profile between linux and windows mozillas, you can share many things... Personally I use the same bookmarks, addressbook, and mail/news data on both OSs, and it works well.