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How to backup/restore the saved passwords?

Postby asd666 » Sun, 05 Nov 2017, 06:34

How to backup/restore the saved passwords?

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Re: How to backup/restore the saved passwords?

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Re: How to backup/restore the saved passwords?

Postby JustOff » Sun, 05 Nov 2017, 10:06

Password Exporter incorrectly handle passwords containing non-ascii characters and sometimes can't load its own backups. Better use Password Backup Tool.
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Re: How to backup/restore the saved passwords?  Topic is solved

Postby Walter Dnes » Sun, 05 Nov 2017, 12:35

asd666 wrote:How to backup/restore the saved passwords?

Backup BOTH the key3.db and logins.json files in the profile you want to back up. And yes, you need to do it for each profile you want to back up.
    * logins.json stores the encrypted passwords
    * key3.db stores the encryption key to decrypt the encrypted passwords
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Re: How to backup/restore the saved passwords?

Postby Moonchild » Sun, 05 Nov 2017, 14:04

Or, if you're planning to back up anyway, why not back up your entire profile?
http://www.palemoon.org/backuptool.shtml
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Re: How to backup/restore the saved passwords?

Postby SfdudePM » Sun, 05 Nov 2017, 15:00

Moonchild, friends...

ref - PM backup tool at:
http://www.palemoon.org/backuptool.shtml

Does this tool (pmbackup.exe)
also work
with the latest PM 27.5.1
in OS:
UBUNTU LINUX 14.04 32-bit? ;)

Or is it only for MS-Windows OS?.

Thanks / Tak

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Re: How to backup/restore the saved passwords?

Postby Moonchild » Sun, 05 Nov 2017, 15:43

The backup tool is Windows only.
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Re: How to backup/restore the saved passwords?

Postby asd666 » Mon, 06 Nov 2017, 20:39

Thanks to Walter Dnes, this is simple way.

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Re: How to backup/restore the saved passwords?

Postby gracious1 » Mon, 06 Nov 2017, 21:17

You can back up your profile or any component of your profile (extensions, themes, bookmarks, passwords, cookies, permissions, etc.) with FEBE, now available at the Pale Moons Add-on Site!
(It stands for Firefox Environment Backup Extension, but version 10.0 targets Pale Moon specifically!)
It works in Linux, too.
And it has a support forum.

Among other components, I use FEBE to back up personas (lightweight themes); I know of no other way to do this easily.
FEBE backs up both usernames and passwords to a single .json file.

Alternately, for just passwords, JustOff's Password Backup Tool is excellent. It can export passwords to a spreadsheet (.csv) file for viewing. Also imports.
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