Re: F13 Firefox new tab issue

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> On Wed, 23 Jun 2010 09:59:24 -0700
> JD wrote:
>
>    
>> Well, I am not sure it was the upgrade that did it.
>> I guess there was some corruption in your original
>> profile, that is why the new profile works just fine.
>> It is really very tedious for a non-firefox developer
>> to figure out what had gone awry in your profile.
>>      
> I gave up trying to re-use ~/.mozilla directories
> across releases a while back as something always seems
> to go wrong. Instead I just create a new one from scratch
> and then copy over the file:
>
> ~/.mozilla/firefox/*.default/places.sqlite
>
> (from where I saved the old ~/.mozilla). That gets
> all my bookmarks back, which is the only thing I
> really need. I don't have a large number of extensions,
> and I just reinstall the ones I need.
>    
Hmmm. I just learned something new. I did not know that
places.sqlite contains all the bookmarks. I thought only
Bookmarks.html contained the bookmarks.

By the way, you do not care about your browsing history?
I find it very useful when I want to type-in the URL
myself in the address bar, and firefox pops up matching
suggestions and I select the one that matches. This is
a very nice feature for web pages that have long URL's,
and you do not always want to consult the bookmarks to
see where is that page you bookmarked.

Good luck,

JD

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