How to Install Buku Bookmark Manager on Ubuntu

Buku is a free and open source command line bookmark manager for Linux. Using Buku you can auto-import bookmarks from your Firefox, google chrome and chromium browser and open bookmarks from these browsers. You can fetch the title and description of a bookmarked url from the web using this bookmark manager. You can use your fav editor to edit and update your bookmarks in buku. Some other features are regex and a deep scan mode search options to find your bookmark. It is a privacy focused bookmark manager without any storing of hidden history and usage analytics. Another one good feature is you can import and export bookmarks HTML, Markdown or Orgfile. It is written in Python3 and SQLite3 and released under GNU General Public License v3.0 license.

Buku Bookmark Manager


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Download Buku Bookmark Manager

Install Buku Bookmark Manager on Ubuntu

Open your Ubuntu terminal app (ctrl+Alt+T) and run this command to install Buku Bookmark Manager on your Ubuntu Linux system.

sudo apt install buku -y

Some Buku example:

Import bookmarks from Browser:

Run below command in terminal to automatically import bookmarks from your browser. Like Firefox, vivaldi, Edge Google Chrome and many more.

buku --ai

import Buku Bookmark Manager

Export all bookmarks

buku --export path_and_filename_to_bookmarks.html

List all your bookmarks

buku -p

To add and edit your bookmark manually then run this command.

buku -w gnome-text-editor

Complete list of Buku usage:

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