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<h5 class="page-header">Installation</h5>
<ul>
    <li>After installation, close all running browsers and restart one.</li>
    <li>To access the <b>BookmarksHome</b> page, type or paste the following url in 
    <a href="javascript:show( 'ffUrl', 'inline' );hide( 'mozUrl' )">Firefox's</a> or
    <a href="javascript:show( 'mozUrl', 'inline' );hide( 'ffUrl' )">Mozilla's</a> url field:
    <table cellpadding="5px" cellspacing="5px">
	<tr id="ffUrl">
	    <td class="underlinedText">Firefox:</td>
	    <td class="impColors">about:bookmarkshome</td>
	</tr>
	<tr id="mozUrl" style="display: none">
	    <td class="underlinedText">Mozilla:</td>
	    <td class="impColors">chrome://bookmarkshome/locale/bookmarksHome.html</td>
	</tr>
    </table>
    </li>
    <li>Set your<i> Home Page </i> preference to the above url and/or create a button by filing (i.e. bookmarking) the page in the<i> Bookmarks Toolbar Folder </i>(Firefox) or<i> Personal Toolbar Folder </i>(Mozilla).</li> 
</ul>
<p>
<a class="install-link"  href="http://downloads.mozdev.org/bookmarkshome/bookmarkshome1.5.2.xpi">Install BookmarksHome 1.5.2</a> (Firefox and Deerpark only!)
</p>
<p>
<a class="install-link"  href="http://downloads.mozdev.org/bookmarkshome/bookmarkshome1.2.10.xpi">Install BookmarksHome 1.2.10</a>
</p>
<p>
<small>(Right click the above links and choose<i> Save Link (Target) As </i>if you want to download <b>BookmarksHome</b>).</small>
</p>
<h5 class="page-header">Update info</h5>
<ul>
    <li>
    <a href="javascript:toggleDisplay( 'notes124', 'block' )">Notes for version 1.2.4</a>
    <ol id="notes124" style="display: none">
	<li>The <b>BookmarksHome</b> url has changed for Firefox to <i>about:bookmarkshome</i>.
    </ol>
    </li>
    <li>
    <a href="javascript:toggleDisplay( 'notes123', 'block' )">Notes for version 1.2.3</a>
    <ol id="notes123" style="display: none">
	<li>Custom stylesheets need to be rewritten. Your current stylesheet will be lost after installation.
	<li>Folder preferences need to be set anew. 
    </ol>
    </li>
    <li>
    <a href="javascript:toggleDisplay( 'notes112-', 'block' )">Notes for version 1.1.2 and earlier</a>
    <ol id="notes112-" style="display: none">
	<li>The installation will remove the<i> BMHome </i>button.</li>
	<li>
	If you have version 1.0 installed, it is best to first remove it from your system by following the steps in <a href="javascript:show( 'mozUn', 'block' );hide( 'ffUn' )">Uninstallation</a> (there's no need to reset your preferences (step 5)). Apologies for the inconvenience.</li>
    </ol>
    </li>
</ul>
<h5 id="uninstallation" class="page-header">Uninstallation</h5>
<b>BookmarksHome</b> does no harm, but you can deinstall it in <a href="javascript:show( 'ffUn', 'block' );hide( 'mozUn' )">Firefox</a> or <a href="javascript:show( 'mozUn', 'block' );hide( 'ffUn' )">Mozilla</a> by:
<div id='mozUn' style="display: none; margin: 15px">
    <span class="underlinedText">Mozilla/Netscape</span>
    <ol>
	<li>Go to your <a href="http://www.mozilla.org/start/1.0/faq/profile.html#location">personal profile's</a><i> chrome </i> folder.</li> 
	<li>Delete<i> bookmarksHome.jar. </i></li>
	<li>Carefully remove every line with a reference to <b>BookmarksHome</b> from<i> chrome.rdf, </i>i.e. the lines similar to: 
<pre>
&lt;RDF:Description about="urn:mozilla:package:bookmarkshome"
c:baseURL="jar:file:///[...]/chrome/bookmarksHome.jar!/content/bookmarkshome/"
c:locType="profile"
c:displayName="BookmarksHome 1.0"
c:author="Jeroen Groenenboom"
c:name="bookmarkshome"
c:extension="true"
c:description="turns bookmarks into pretty homepage" /&gt;
</pre>and the line:
<pre>
&lt;RDF:li resource="urn:mozilla:package:bookmarksHome"/&gt;
</pre></li>
<li>Carefully remove every line with a reference to <b>BookmarksHome</b> (if present) from the<i> overlayinfo </i>folder, i.e.<br>
in<i> overlayinfo/browser/content/overlays.rdf: </i>
<pre>
&lt;RDF:li&gt;chrome://bookmarkshome/content/bookmarksHomeOverlay.xul&lt;/RDF:li&gt;
</pre>
and in <i> overlayinfo/navigator/content/overlays.rdf: </i>
<pre>
&lt;RDF:li&gt;chrome://bookmarkshome/content/bookmarksHomeOverlay.xul&lt;/RDF:li&gt;
</pre></li>
<li>Type<i> about:config </i>in the browser's url field and reset all preferences (Right click-&gt;Reset) that start with<i> bookmarkshome. </i></li>
<li>Restart Mozilla.</li>
</ol>
</div>
<div id="ffUn" style="display: block;margin: 15px">
    <span class="underlinedText">FireFox</span>
    <ol>
	<li>Choose Uninstall <b>BookmarksHome</b> in the Tools-&gt;Extensions Window.</li>
	<li>Type<i> about:config </i> in the browser's url field and reset all preferences (Right click-&gt;Reset) that start with<i> bookmarkshome. </i>
	</li>
    </ol>
</div>

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