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Re: I need to recover the logins and pws from a wheezy FF

On Thursday 23 May 2019 07:22:24 pm David Wright wrote:

> On Thu 23 May 2019 at 18:25:41 (-0400), Gene Heskett wrote:
> > I can mount the drive the wheezy install is on, no problem, but I've
> > zero clue where in all those hashed subdir ff has them stored in. 
> > Any know what file or dir I copy over to the stretch install that
> > will get me back my login data for my bank?
> The best I came up with was
> https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2019/05/msg00484.html
> but with disclaimers. Why not just copy the whole profile
> (ie the directory name that looks kind of random) and let
> FF try to sort it out.
> Cheers,
> David.

It turned out that the older install had about 6 of those ###-default 
dirs, and a huge profile.ini.

Copied it all over, & FF apparently sorted it because it worked. 

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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