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It's simple. Where is the bookmarks folder for Firefox (latest version) stored on my Mac? (OSX 10.6)

It's simple. Where is the bookmarks folder for Firefox (latest version) stored on my Mac? (OSX 10.6)

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jscher2000
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Your bookmarks are stored in a database file named places.sqlite in your profile folder. To locate, see: Profiles | How to | Firefox Help.

Your bookmarks are stored in a database file named places.sqlite in your profile folder. To locate, see: [http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Profiles Profiles | How to | Firefox Help].

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Just FYI, "From your home folder open /Library/, then /Application Support/, then /Firefox/, then /Profiles/. Your​ prof​ile ​fold​er is with​in this​ fold​er. " There is no Firefox folder. There is a Mozilla folder but no bookmarks are in it.

I can get it via Firefox Help/Troubleshooting however.

Just FYI, "From your home folder open /Library/, then /Application Support/, then /Firefox/, then /Profiles/. Your​ prof​ile ​fold​er is with​in this​ fold​er. " There is no Firefox folder. There is a Mozilla folder but no bookmarks are in it. I can get it via Firefox Help/Troubleshooting however.
jscher2000
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We need an update to the knowledge base! It's a wiki, so if you are inclined to edit, you certainly can. Improve the Knowledge Base | How to contribute | Firefox Help

We need an update to the knowledge base! It's a wiki, so if you are inclined to edit, you certainly can. [https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/improve-knowledge-base Improve the Knowledge Base | How to contribute | Firefox Help]

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Actually, I spoke too soon. When I go the Help/Troubleshooting route, there is a bookmarks.html folder in there, but it's empty.

Actually, I spoke too soon. When I go the Help/Troubleshooting route, there is a bookmarks.html folder in there, but it's empty.
jscher2000
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bookmarks.html is the old format. You can generate a new bookmarks.html file by exporting.

Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks

Apparently the export feature is harder to find on Mac than Windows. Related thread: I can't find Organize Bookmarks and/or export bookmarks to Safari with Firefox 4 | Firefox Support Forum | Firefox Help.

bookmarks.html is the old format. You can generate a new bookmarks.html file by exporting. Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks Apparently the export feature is harder to find on Mac than Windows. Related thread: [https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/questions/826989 I can't find Organize Bookmarks and/or export bookmarks to Safari with Firefox 4 | Firefox Support Forum | Firefox Help].
cor-el
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Make sure that you look in Users to find the Firefox Profile Folder

/Users/<user>/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/<profile>/

Make sure that you look in Users to find the Firefox Profile Folder * http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox /Users/&lt;user&gt;/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/&lt;profile&gt;/