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How can I remove a non-existent/lost device from firefox sync?

I recently reinstalled both Windows and Linux from my home PC, and, as expected, I didn't deactivate any of the devices from Firefox sync before formatting. Now, when I look at "Tabs from others ...
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Location of passwords file in Firefox 15 (Windows 8)?

On Windows 8, where does Firefox save a users password? I think on older Firefox versions it was in "signons.txt" but I couldn't find this file on my entire hard drive - so perhaps this has changed in ...
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recovering firefox sync key

I've recently reformatted my mac and while I've kept a backup of my whole system from before the wipe, I neglected to save my firefox sync key in a sensible way, mostly because I didn't realise I ...
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Firefox Sync repeatedly puts NSFW links on my work computer >:(

Firefox Sync continues to sync bookmarks and history from home computer to work computer even though I told it not to. In Firefox Sync options, I de-select "Bookmarks" and "History": I clear out ...
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Old settings for Firefox Sync in Firefox 29

Is there a way to configure Firefox 29 to work with an self-hosted fsyncms-Server by editing e.g. some settings in about:config? I can use my server by installing an older version of Firefox and ...
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Where can I find the Sync Key in Firefox?

I want to add other computers to a sync account with Firefox 12 (Windows) In the Firefox support pages, procedures are given for accessing the "Sync Key" and the "Recovery Key": At the top of ...
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How does adding a device in Firefox Sync work, when Mozilla never knows your encryption key?

When using Firefox Sync, you need a password (to login to your account) and an encryption key. Mozilla claims that it does not know your encryption key and that all data is encrypted before being send ...
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Open synced tabs automatically in Firefox

I'm running Firefox 15 on two Firefox synced Windows computers. Is there a way to have the synced tabs open automatically? The only way to access the tabs from the other computer is to manually open ...
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Firefox Sync - how to change “Main Computer” for an existing account

I no longer have the PC which I setup with Firefox Sync as the "Main Computer". I would like to assign a different PC as the "Main Computer" to which other computers/devices are paired as per this ...
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How can I merge mobile and desktop bookmarks across Firefox Sync?

I am using Firefox Sync to synchronise bookmarks between my (Ubuntu) desktop client and (Android) mobile client. The bookmarks are synched, but kept in separate folders, rather than together. On the ...
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Ban a stolen device from Firefox Sync

I have my Firefox Passwords synced to my android tablet device. Now that device got stolen, and I am not sure, if i had really set a masterpassword on the stored passwords there. Can I somehow delete ...
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Does Firefox support one-way sync?

I use Firefox on several personal computers and an Android phone, and I use Firefox sync to sync my personal bookmarks, passwords and browsing history between the computers. I also use Firefox at ...
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How can I send articles to Firefox for Android's reading list from the desktop?

I use Firefox on my desktop and Firefox for Android on my tablet, with Firefox Sync keeping them connected. I'd like to use the Reading List feature of FF for Android, but often I find the articles I ...
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Firefox Sync between two OS on the same computer

I have a computer which runs two OS (Win7 and Ubuntu). Both OS have Firefox installed and sync is set up under Windows. I do not have any other computers with firefox. Is it possible to sync this two ...
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Aurora Firefox “Sync encountered an error while synchronising: Unknown error. Sync will automatically retry this action.”

Firefox keeps giving me this error: "Sync encountered an error while synchronising: Unknown error. Sync will automatically retry this action." I'm able to login, but some minutes later... bam! the ...
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Is there a way to automatically synchronise the Speed Dial Firefox add-on at browser start-up?

I am an avid user of the Speed Dial add-on for the Mozilla Firefox browser. I use it on a number of GNU/Linux systems which all have access to a GNU/Linux file server. Here is my question: Is there a ...
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How does Firefox sync really work (when adding new devices)?

I'm adding some less frequently used computers to my Firefox sync account. These computers were previously synced using Foxmarks BYOS. When I started using Firefox Sync, I deleted some old ...
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Firefox sync error when using own sync server

I'm using Firefox Sync (née Weave) syncing with my own server. Some time ago - perhaps when updated to FF Sync 1.6, but I'm not sure - the sync stopped working. The errors I'm getting are "Error ...
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Firefox sync without browser restart and external services

I have several machines ( work / home / laptop ) running on debian sid with the same version firefox. I want to sync open tabs, bookmarks and installed plugins without firefox restart ( it's really ...
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Google calendar sync setup

I want add my Google calendar to my outlook 2013 calendar. Calendar sync doesn't work with 2013 outlook. Have tried numerous things. Wasn't to be able to use this and sync with my android phone.
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Prevent Firefox Sync on startup

In Firefox, I have a master password setup for my passwords. I also sync my passwords (and bookmarks, extensions and settings) using Firefox sync. The annoying thing is that when I start up Firefox, ...
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How to copy the complete iceweasel (firefox) profile including sync

I'm running debian linux with latest stable iceweasel. As my old machine crashed, I'd like to copy all data including sync from the old home-dir to my new. But so sad - if copying the .mozilla folder, ...
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Are Firefox Sync settings device specific?

I'm using Firefox Sync on several hosts, but I want not all of them to snyc their Add-Ons and settings. However unchecking these option in Sync does not work, after some times, they are checked again. ...
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Firefox unset my master password

For some time I have been using Firefox Sync across multiple computers, keeping the data encrypted with a master password. But yesterday in my Security tab, I saw that my password had somehow been ...
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Firefox sync keeps asking for my password everytime it starts in any device

I'm running Firefox in 4 different machines and they are all in sync mode. The problem is, everytime I start Firefox on any of these machines, I receive an alert saying that my account name or ...
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Firefox 11 sync with Android device

I've just installed Firefox 11. I'd like to sync it with the one on my Android device. I tried to follow the instructions they provided and tried to pair device. I entered the code from Android to ...
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Is this possible to download my URLs stored in the Firefox Sync system?

I would like to have a copy of the URLs I have stored on my Firefox Sync Account. Is it possible to have a copy of that data?