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Firefox 3 bookmarks

Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 8:48 pm
by blackketter
I've read the LaunchBar 5 release notes, but when I try to add Firefox bookmarks, it prompts me for a file. Should I be choosing the SQLite db file? If so, where is it?

Or am missing something obvious?

(BTW: Thanks for the continued great work on LaunchBar, it makes my life better.)

Posted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:08 am
by rhywun
Did you quit Firefox first? It took me a couple tries, but it did work when I quit Firefox, deleted my existing Firefox index entry, added it again, and hit Refresh.

Posted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 5:48 pm
by blackketter
I received the following from Norbert:

It's located at

~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/[some-profile-code].default/places.sqlite

and LaunchBar should be able to pick that location automatically. Don't know why it doesn't in your case.

Best Regards, Norbert


Problem solved! Thx.

Quitting works

Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2008 6:27 am
by egrieco
Yes, quitting both FireFox and LaunchBar as mentioned above seems to be the key. I had tried several times without quitting either with no success. Now it's working like a charm.