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Pseudo-sync Safari Bookmarks on your own server
Authored by: everkleer80 on Mar 30, '11 10:09:42AM

I use Dropbox for this. I use this not only for bookmarks, but mainly for my session and browsing history, since I often will visit a site and not bookmark it but then want to return to it a few days later, or just go to open the windows from my last session on my MacBook, when my last session was on my iMac.

Besides not requiring your own server, there are some other advantages to using Dropbox here. First, it eliminates the issue mentioned of network related slowdowns when quitting Safari, since with Dropbox you are still saving on the local machine. Also, I am not sure, but I would imagine you might run into errors if two machines tried to write to a file on your server at the same time; with Dropbox, you would still have the issue of which machine's data gets saved, but there wouldn't be any actual errors. A third advantage to Dropbox is that you will still be able to access/save your data when you don't have a network connection, and the data will simply be synced up to their servers when the connection is available again.



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