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How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby Latitude » Wed, 07 Jun 2017, 12:00

Do you know how to export passwords from Opera (Chromium-based browser) to PM?

Thanks.

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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby Pale Moon Rising » Wed, 07 Jun 2017, 17:32

You could try the Password Exporter v1.2.1.1-signed Pale Moon compatible AMO version add-on.
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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby JustOff » Fri, 09 Jun 2017, 17:05

Password Exporter mentioned above can read passwords only from its own backups, but I forked it as Password Backup Tool and added the ability to import from Chromium based browsers running on Windows.

Just open Import Passwords dialog and paste the path to the password database for the corresponding browser from this list:

Code: Select all

"%LOCALAPPDATA%\Chromium\User Data\Default\Login Data"
"%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Login Data"
"%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Login Data"
"%LOCALAPPDATA%\Vivaldi\User Data\Default\Login Data"
"%LOCALAPPDATA%\Yandex\YandexBrowser\User Data\Default\Login Data"

or manually navigate to the required profile and select "Login Data" file.

:!: Don't forget to backup your current passwords (or the profile as a whole) before any experiments :!:

UPD: Now on Pale Moon add-ons site: https://addons.palemoon.org/addon/password-backup-tool/
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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby Latitude » Sat, 10 Jun 2017, 10:27

JustOff wrote:Password Exporter mentioned above can read passwords only from its own backups, but I forked it as Password Backup Tool and added the ability to import from Chromium based browsers running on Windows.

Just open Import Passwords dialog and paste the path to the password database for the corresponding browser from this list:

Code: Select all

"%LOCALAPPDATA%\Chromium\User Data\Default\Login Data"
"%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Login Data"
"%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Login Data"
"%LOCALAPPDATA%\Vivaldi\User Data\Default\Login Data"
"%LOCALAPPDATA%\Yandex\YandexBrowser\User Data\Default\Login Data"

or manually navigate to the required profile and select "Login Data" file.

:!: Don't forget to backup your current passwords (or the profile as a whole) before any experiments :!:

UPD: Now on Pale Moon add-ons site: https://addons.palemoon.org/addon/password-backup-tool/


Thank you for your extension!

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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby Latitude » Sat, 10 Jun 2017, 14:28

JustOff wrote:Password Exporter mentioned above can read passwords only from its own backups, but I forked it as Password Backup Tool and added the ability to import from Chromium based browsers running on Windows.

Just open Import Passwords dialog and paste the path to the password database for the corresponding browser from this list:

Code: Select all

"%LOCALAPPDATA%\Chromium\User Data\Default\Login Data"
"%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Login Data"
"%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Login Data"
"%LOCALAPPDATA%\Vivaldi\User Data\Default\Login Data"
"%LOCALAPPDATA%\Yandex\YandexBrowser\User Data\Default\Login Data"

or manually navigate to the required profile and select "Login Data" file.

:!: Don't forget to backup your current passwords (or the profile as a whole) before any experiments :!:

UPD: Now on Pale Moon add-ons site: https://addons.palemoon.org/addon/password-backup-tool/


But, wait.... the extension couldn't get any rows from "Login Data" file.

Must Opera be closed first?

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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby JustOff » Sat, 10 Jun 2017, 14:34

Latitude wrote:But, wait.... the extension couldn't get any rows from "Login Data" file.

Must Opera be closed first?

Of course.
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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby Latitude » Sat, 10 Jun 2017, 14:45

JustOff wrote:Of course.


I had my Opera closed and then, tried to import.

But an error happened.

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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?  Topic is solved

Unread postby JustOff » Sat, 10 Jun 2017, 15:03

Latitude wrote:I had my Opera closed and then, tried to import.

But an error happened.

Please try password-backup-tool-1.0.2b2.xpi.
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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby Latitude » Sat, 10 Jun 2017, 16:13

JustOff wrote:Please try password-backup-tool-1.0.2b2.xpi.


It works!

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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby JustOff » Sat, 10 Jun 2017, 16:18

Latitude wrote:It works!

0 of 113 passwords were imported, please click to "View Details" to find why and PM me the results (there will be no passwords).
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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby Latitude » Sat, 10 Jun 2017, 16:37

JustOff wrote:0 of 113 passwords were imported, please click to "View Details" to find why and PM me the results (there will be no passwords).


No. I think it works correctly.

Before that, in the initial launch of the extension, it could transfer 93 of 113 passwords. And, I forgot to take a screenshot of it.
That screenshot were taken in the second launch.

The another 20 passwords belong to the URL hosts which have existed in Pale Moon's password manager.

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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby JustOff » Sat, 10 Jun 2017, 16:43

Latitude wrote:No. I think it works correctly.

Ok then! But please note, that any data that contain non-ASCII characters can be handled improperly. This is inherited from the parent add-on, I'll try to fix it later.
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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby Latitude » Sat, 10 Jun 2017, 17:05

JustOff wrote:Ok then! But please note, that any data that contain non-ASCII characters can be handled improperly. This is inherited from the parent add-on, I'll try to fix it later.


So, we could type Chinese characters as our password?

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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby adesh » Sat, 10 Jun 2017, 17:28

JustOff wrote:So, we could type Chinese characters as our password?

You can "type" any character supported by you OS in password field (and other input fields too), but "accepting" that as a valid password is upto the service you are using.

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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby Latitude » Sun, 11 Jun 2017, 02:34

adesh wrote:You can "type" any character supported by you OS in password field (and other input fields too), but "accepting" that as a valid password is upto the service you are using.


Do you know any sites which could accept non-ASCII (unicode?) passwords?

But, I once read somewhere about unicode web domain.

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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby adesh » Sun, 11 Jun 2017, 04:50

Latitude wrote:Do you know any sites which could accept non-ASCII (unicode?) passwords?

I haven't personally used non-English passwords myself since it is inconvenient to type those.

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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby JustOff » Sun, 11 Jun 2017, 20:56

Password Backup Tool has been updated to 1.1.0:

  • Smarter character escape algorithm for XML and CSV files
  • UTF-8 for passwords files and on import from Chromium based browsers
  • Internals re-arrange and cleanup
  • Re-align dialogs properly
  • Fix other errors inherited from parent add-on
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Thank you and thank you again

Unread postby bawldiggle » Sun, 01 Oct 2017, 01:54

Hi JustOff :)

Thank you for your monumental effort with PM extensions. :thumbup: ;)
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Re: Password Backup Tool

Unread postby Martinbr » Mon, 27 Aug 2018, 10:20

JustOff wrote:Password Backup Tool has been updated to 1.1.0:


I'd like to export my Firefox passwords to CSV using the FF Password Exporter and then import the CSV File into PM using the Password Backup Tool.

Perhaps someone has tried the same and can tell me if it works smoothly. That would be great!

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Re: How to import passwords from Opera to PM?

Unread postby JustOff » Mon, 27 Aug 2018, 16:32

FF Password Exporter creates CSV files with incomplete data, missing several important fields. I could try to extend Password Backup Tool with the ability to import from Firefox directly, but I'm not sure if it's worth the effort. Does anyone else really need this?
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