Getting bookmarks from old version in linux

I would like to restore bookmarks from an old Linux system that is not functional but I have access to backup files. There is a directory /home/.config/BraveSoftware/Brave-Browser. but I do not see a file named bookmarks, nor a folder /default. I do not know what version of Brave was running, but it seems the directory structure and files may have been named differently then. How would I restore the bookmarks?. And this is the file structure

Hello @alykassem2000

the bath should be

/home/yourUserName/.config/BraveSoftware/Brave-Browser/Default/
and the bookmark would be in file named Bookmarks

hope that help and have a nice day :slight_smile:

There is no named file called Default

the path you mentioned in your post was
/home/.config/BraveSoftware/Brave-Browser
are you sure you in your old user account folder?
also if there no default then you would see folder called profile ? replace ? with any number inside /home/yourUserName/.config/BraveSoftware/Brave-Browser/

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This the structure /home/yourUserName/.config/BraveSoftware/Brave-Browser/

which linux distro you use and how did you installed brave ?

Debian 10 buster. installed using the regular way

regular way mean this one

sudo apt install apt-transport-https curl

sudo curl -fsSLo /usr/share/keyrings/brave-browser-archive-keyring.gpg https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/brave-browser-archive-keyring.gpg

echo "deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/brave-browser-archive-keyring.gpg arch=amd64] https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/ stable main"|sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/brave-browser-release.list

sudo apt update

sudo apt install brave-browser

yes, I used it to install

@alykassem2000,
If that is all you’re seeing in the backup, then whatever means you used to backup your system files/state did not (apparently) backup all of the Brave user data directory. If this is the case then access to your old bookmarks is not possible. Can you tell me what method you used to backup this information?

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I mounted the Linux using ubuntu, and get the data