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Need a bookmarks manager...

Postby xjas » 2019-1-03 @ 22:56

As the title says. I need a bookmarks desktop app that is browser independent (i.e. not a Chrome/etc. extension!), syncs across multiple machines (this could mean just putting its database file in my OwnCloud dir and accessing it from multiple clients), and is cross-platform (OS/X & Linux - don't actually care about Windows for this.)

Bonus points if it can merge and sync multiple sets of bookmarks from god-knows-how-many machines going back two decades of browsing :P, and access multiple databases in different tabs.

Obviously it absolutely 100% needs the functionality that if I click on the bookmark in the app, it opens the website in my browser of choice. Don't laugh, I've tried "bookmarks managers" that don't do this.

I feel like this is a problem some of you have already solved, so asking for suggestions.
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Re: Need a bookmarks manager...

Postby Errius » 2019-1-03 @ 23:19

I would be interested in this as well. Currently I just save interesting links in a text file.
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Re: Need a bookmarks manager...

Postby wiretap » 2019-1-05 @ 12:51

Just make a HTML file in a folder with links. You can even get creative and make folder icons & site icons to click on. Then on each PC, just set it as the home page.
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Re: Need a bookmarks manager...

Postby Mr. horse » 2019-1-05 @ 15:00

wiretap wrote:Just make a HTML file in a folder with links. You can even get creative and make folder icons & site icons to click on. Then on each PC, just set it as the home page.

This. Thats what I do at work.
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Re: Need a bookmarks manager...

Postby xjas » 2019-1-06 @ 02:38

wiretap wrote:Just make a HTML file in a folder with links. You can even get creative and make folder icons & site icons to click on. Then on each PC, just set it as the home page.

Umm, that sounds like a gigantic pain in the butt. I'm trying to use tools to make this easier, not create multiple days of extra work for myself.
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Re: Need a bookmarks manager...

Postby yawetaG » 2019-1-06 @ 12:22

Aside from the browser independent side, older Opera (up to 12.x) releases had a very good bookmarks manager that could import from and export to various other browsers and also interchange formats...
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Re: Need a bookmarks manager...

Postby Dominus » 2019-1-06 @ 12:37

I think since xmarks (?) closed there is nothing left that does this.
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