X
Tap here to go to the mobile version of the site.
Scheduled maintenance: Monday, March 30, between 3:30pm and 5:30pm UTC. This site will have limited functionality while we undergo maintenance to improve your experience. If an article doesn’t solve your issue and you want to ask a question, we have our support community waiting to help you at @firefox on Twitter

Support Forum

After importing bookmarks from another computer, I have two copies of all of them: how can I delete the 'right' copy?

Posted

I successfully imported my bookmarks from my old to new Macbook. But now there are two copies of everything, listed one after the other. I tried to delete one set, but only deleted the ones organized into folders. There are still doubles of a lot of bookmarks. Now when I bookmark new pages on the new computer, it adds them to the end of one list of bookmarks but not the other and it's the list that doesn't have the folders from the old computer. How can I delete one set of bookmarks, but keep the set that it's adding on to and keep my folders?

I successfully imported my bookmarks from my old to new Macbook. But now there are two copies of everything, listed one after the other. I tried to delete one set, but only deleted the ones organized into folders. There are still doubles of a lot of bookmarks. Now when I bookmark new pages on the new computer, it adds them to the end of one list of bookmarks but not the other and it's the list that doesn't have the folders from the old computer. How can I delete one set of bookmarks, but keep the set that it's adding on to and keep my folders?

Chosen solution

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 12.0 r0
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Provides information about the default web browser

Application

  • Firefox 27.0
  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.9; rv:27.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/27.0
  • Support URL: https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/27.0/Darwin/en-US/

Extensions

  • Troubleshooter 1.1a (troubleshooter@mozilla.org)

Javascript

  • incrementalGCEnabled: True

Graphics

  • adapterDescription:
  • adapterDeviceID: 0x a2e
  • adapterDrivers:
  • adapterRAM:
  • adapterVendorID: 0x8086
  • driverDate:
  • driverVersion:
  • info: {u'AzureCanvasBackend': u'quartz', u'AzureFallbackCanvasBackend': u'none', u'AzureContentBackend': u'quartz', u'AzureSkiaAccelerated': 0}
  • numAcceleratedWindows: 1
  • numTotalWindows: 1
  • webglRenderer: Intel Inc. -- Intel Iris OpenGL Engine
  • windowLayerManagerRemote: True
  • windowLayerManagerType: OpenGL

Modified Preferences

  • browser.cache.disk.capacity: 358400
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.first_run: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.use_old_max: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size_cached_value: 358400
  • browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion: 4
  • browser.sessionstore.upgradeBackup.latestBuildID: 20140127194636
  • browser.startup.homepage: http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Portland&state=OR&site=PQR&textField1=45.5236&textField2=-122.675&e=1#.UvP9tV6QzoA
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID: 20140127194636
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone: 27.0
  • dom.mozApps.used: True
  • extensions.lastAppVersion: 27.0
  • font.language.group: x-western
  • network.cookie.prefsMigrated: True
  • places.database.lastMaintenance: 1391808178
  • places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages: 104858
  • plugin.disable_full_page_plugin_for_types: application/pdf
  • plugin.importedState: True
  • privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs: True
  • storage.vacuum.last.index: 1
  • storage.vacuum.last.places.sqlite: 1391548708

Misc

  • User JS: No
  • Accessibility: No
Diego Victor 658 solutions 4175 answers

Chosen Solution

I think in this case you need a addon:

I think in this case you need a addon: *[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/bookmark-deduplicator/?src=search Bookmark Duplicator] *[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/bookmark-duplicate-cleaner/?src=search Bookmark Duplicate Cleaner ] *[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search/?q=bookmarks+duplicated&appver=28.0&platform=windows More Results]

Modified by Diego Victor