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Convert a folder of .URL files to a bookmarks.html file that can be imported into a browser
#!/bin/bash
#
# Run this script in a folder full of ".url" files, and pipe output to an HTML file.
# Example: ./convert_url_files_to_bookmarks.sh > bookmarks.html
echo "<!DOCTYPE NETSCAPE-Bookmark-file-1>"
echo '<META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=UTF-8">'
echo '<TITLE>Bookmarks</TITLE>'
echo '<H1>Bookmarks</H1>'
echo '<DL><p>'
ls -1 *.url |
sed 's/.url//' |
while read L; do
echo -n ' <DT><A HREF="';
cat "$L.url" | grep URL | grep -v BASEURL | sed 's/URL=//' | tr -d '\r'| tr -d '\n'; echo '">'"$L"'</A>';
done
echo "</DL><p>"
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