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how do I clear out the long list of bookmark back-ups.

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when I go to bookmarks and make a back-up it's fine, but there is a very long list of previous back-ups that must be taking up storage. how can I clear, or reduce this list as I can't highlight and delete?

when I go to bookmarks and make a back-up it's fine, but there is a very long list of previous back-ups that must be taking up storage. how can I clear, or reduce this list as I can't highlight and delete?

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30 backups if fine. Don't worry about it. What is the current value of browser.bookmarks.max_backups ?

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Bookmark Backups Settings

Firefox automatically makes backups of the bookmarks. These are stored in the bookmarkbackups folder. You can set how many backups are kept by doing this;

Type about:config<enter> in the address bar. If a warning screen comes up, press the I Accept the Risk button. At the top of the screen is a search bar. Type browser.bookmarks.max_backups

The values for this setting are; -1 = unlimited number of backups 0 = Do not create any backups Any other number here will keep that many backups Example: 5 = 5 backups are kept.

The backups are stored in a jsonlz4 file named something like this; bookmarks-2016-06-29_1424_enD1GTHya0JmicnYWg4V4g ==.jsonlz4 In this example; 2016-06-29 = date created, 1424 = number of entries.

Bookmark Backups Settings Firefox automatically makes backups of the bookmarks. These are stored in the '''bookmarkbackups''' folder. You can set how many backups are kept by doing this; Type '''about:config'''<enter> in the address bar. If a warning screen comes up, press the '''I Accept the Risk''' button. At the top of the screen is a search bar. Type '''browser.bookmarks.max_backups''' The values for this setting are; -1 = unlimited number of backups 0 = Do not create any backups Any other number here will keep that many backups Example: 5 = 5 backups are kept. The backups are stored in a jsonlz4 file named something like this; bookmarks-2016-06-29_1424_enD1GTHya0JmicnYWg4V4g ==.jsonlz4 In this example; 2016-06-29 = date created, 1424 = number of entries.
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Thanks for your reply. I made the change you suggested but I still get 30 back-ups listed if I highlight the restore option.

Thanks for your reply. I made the change you suggested but I still get 30 back-ups listed if I highlight the restore option.
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30 backups if fine. Don't worry about it. What is the current value of browser.bookmarks.max_backups ?

30 backups if fine. Don't worry about it. What is the current value of '''browser.bookmarks.max_backups''' ?

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You can remove older compressed .jsonlz4 backups in the bookmarkbackups folder manually.

Do you create bookmark backups yourself and if you do, in what folder?

You can remove older compressed .jsonlz4 backups in the bookmarkbackups folder manually. Do you create bookmark backups yourself and if you do, in what folder?
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I backup off-line every week. The problem with that is if I backup, it gives me a folder selection box, but if I restore, it expects it to be on-line. Backups are for emergency use and would be needed if the system crashes badly, so online expectation is unreasonable.

I backup off-line every week. The problem with that is if I backup, it gives me a folder selection box, but if I restore, it expects it to be on-line. Backups are for emergency use and would be needed if the system crashes badly, so online expectation is unreasonable.
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I keep last three off-line and have set the value to 3 the way you described.

I keep last three off-line and have set the value to 3 the way you described.
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Is there a reason you are 20 versions behind?

Is there a reason you are 20 versions behind?
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I JUST DELETED THE 200 BACKUPS IN THE HIDDEN FOLDER (AS SUGGESTED) AND ITS OK. i SET THE NUMBER TO 3 AND HOPEFULLY, GOING FORWARD, THE PROBLEM WILL DISAPPEAR. tHE VERSION HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH IT, AS i HAVE GONE TO LATEST VERSION AND THE PROBLEM WAS STILL THERE.

I JUST DELETED THE 200 BACKUPS IN THE HIDDEN FOLDER (AS SUGGESTED) AND ITS OK. i SET THE NUMBER TO 3 AND HOPEFULLY, GOING FORWARD, THE PROBLEM WILL DISAPPEAR. tHE VERSION HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH IT, AS i HAVE GONE TO LATEST VERSION AND THE PROBLEM WAS STILL THERE.
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Please turn off your Caps Lock. In text talk, this is shouting.

Please turn off your Caps Lock. In text talk, this is shouting.
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