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I've noticed that userscripts aren't automatically synchronized like (regular) extensions in Google Chrome.

Is there any way to ensure that userscripts are synchronized between Chrome installations?

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It appears that it's possible to create a Chrome extension from a Greasemonkey script: blog.justin.kelly.org.au/… –  Anderson Green Dec 15 '12 at 7:12
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That blog post is obsolete. See this answer for more up to date information. Also, Chrome userscripts are auto-converted to extensions anyway. –  Brock Adams Dec 15 '12 at 7:32
    
@BrockAdams In that case, is there any way to synchronize a userscript's locally stored data between Chrome installations? –  Anderson Green Dec 15 '12 at 7:35
    
@BrockAdams I want to find some way to synchronize the local storage for Chrome userscripts. I wonder if it's possible to use chrome.storage in userscripts: developer.chrome.com/extensions/storage.html –  Anderson Green Dec 15 '12 at 7:47
    
@BrockAdams Correction, the chrome.storage feature is also available in Content scripts if the storage permission is specified in the manifest file. –  Rob W Dec 15 '12 at 8:54
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It is already possible to synchronize userscripts using the Tampermonkey extension for Google Chrome. To synchronize userscripts, go to the "settings" tab of Tampermonkey. Set "config mode" to "beginner" or "advanced", and then enable "Chrome Sync" under "TESLA".

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I enabled that option on both of my Chrome installations but it did not sync my script. –  Nate May 20 at 14:18
    
Tampermonkey will only sync external scripts –  ElephantHunter Jun 19 at 19:40
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