evacuation procedure for your bookmarks

Thanks to for posting an awesomely simple curl command to dump bookmarks for a account.

@ andrew_k's evacuation procedure

My wife and I both use The following is a simple shell script I'm running periodically during the day to keep a backup of our bookmarks. I'll keep running this up until Yahoo! pulls the plug or until I find a suitable alternative.

If you need to dump a single account, just hardcode your login and password into the curl URL and run the command as crontab entry directly.

# Script:
# Description: Backup delicious bookmarks to an XML file
# Location: /usr/local/bin
# Author: Chad Kieffer, ckieffer at gmail dot com
# Sample cron entry:
# 0 9,12,15,18,21 * * * '/usr/local/bin/'
for (( i = 0 ; i < ${#USER[@]} ; i++ ))
    /usr/bin/curl https://${USER[$i]}:${PASSWORD[$i]} > /path/to/backup/directory/bookmarks_${USER[$i]}.xml
exit 0