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Firefox 2.0 Bookmark Auto-Backup

The other someone called me up telling me their world has come to and end because they came home to find that someone accidentally deleted all their Firefox bookmarks. The situation was rather serious to them, which is understandable as no one likes to lose anything, so I went over to their place to see what I could do for them. Sure enough the bookmarks were gone, but...

...much to by delight (and their's), I found that Firefox 2.0 keeps automatic backups of your bookmarks for the past 5 days. I found all their bookmarks in the following folder:

%appdata%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<random stuff>.default\bookmarkbackups

So, I was able to import their bookmarks from a backup and BAM... happiness. That's just a down-right awesome feature that MANY more applications should have. Firefox 3.0 has a new bookmark system called Places which uses SQLite (an open source relation database system) to manage its bookmarks and it should be interesting to see what techniques they use in their final release.