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Re: [vox-tech] netscape bookmark.html

the only other browser i use is lynx, and i don't keep bookmarks for it.
(don't know how, and not very interested.  ;) ).

i am curious if something like mozilla rewrites the bookmarks.html file.
another really annoying thing is the "personal toolbar" in the bookmarks.  i
keep deleting and it keeps coming back and back and...


On Sun, 29 Oct 2000, Guğmundur Bjarnason wrote:

> On Sat, 28 Oct 2000, you wrote:
> > i keep a global bookmark.html in /usr/local/share/users/bookmark.html, and
> > make symbolic links from within $HOME/.netscape, so all incarnations of me
> > can use the same bookmark file.
> > 
> > the trouble is, when i edit the bookmarks, say as user p, the symbolic
> > link is erased and /home/p/.netscape/bookmark.html is written with the
> > updated information, and becomes a regular file.  the changes are only
> > accessible to p, since it's no longer a link to the global file.
> > 
> > i can't make hard links because /home and /usr are on different partitions.
> > 
> > i looked into chattr - can't find anything that would help me (i do want the
> > file to be modifiable).
> > 
> > any ideas on how to keep the symbolic link from being deleted each time i
> > edit the bookmarks?
> > 
> > pete
> Do other browsers do the same or is it only netscape!

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