Firefox how to restore and backup saved passwords and history which files/location

The passwords are stored in the following locations on Unix/Linux:

The directory is usually inside your home like this:

~/.mozilla/firefox

logins.json contains the locations, username and password

key*.db (usually then name could be key3.db or key4.db)

Without the key file you will not see any passwords in Firefox as it is required to in order to decrypt the contents of logins.json

Copy those files and restore them to the current machine/profile and you should be able to access your old passwords.

How to backup and restore browsing history?

Just copy and restore places.sqlite


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