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Open Source alternative to XMarks / Firefox Sync in Chromium w/ own server?

I'd like to switch from Firefox to Chromium, since FF runs awfully slow and ressource-intensive on my Mac. Until now, I've used Mozilla Sync as BYOS on ownCloud to sync both bookmarks and logins. ...
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Is there a service to sync Chrome and FF bookmarks by syncing their respective server side backends?

As you know, both of Firefox and Chrome have server-side services for storing their bookmarks. Is there a service that can sync the back-end of Firefox with Chrome for bookmarks? I don't want to use ...
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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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Restore Firefox Extensions with Sync

I have a number of firefox (latest) installs, all syncing tabs, config and extensions etc using Sync. For one machine I wanted to check something in the Aurora build. This promptly uninstalled all ...
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load external whitelist for firefox noscript plugin

I'd like to have the noscript whitelist stored in dropbox (or sync'ed somehow) so I can have multiple computers sync'ed off the same whitelist. Does anyone know how I could configure this? I don't ...
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Sync Bookmarks, passwords in Firefox using Firefox Sync

I have used Firefox Sync and successfully setup sync on two devices. It is working fine. The only issue I am seeing is that Bookmarks don't sync up automatically. I need to click on Tools -> Sync ...
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How to retrieve data from Firefox sync account?

I've got a sudden upgrade at work. I thought of synchronizing my bookmarks between old and new machines, and created a Sync account on an old one. But while I was busy playing with the new hardware, ...
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Firefox Integration with Chrome (Google Accounts)

Normally I use Chrome or Chromium to browse the web and I love that it keeps all my preferences, history, passwords, bookmarks, extensions and preferences synced across computers using my Google ...
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Is there any easy way to sync your bookmarks using only an ftp-server and some app?

I realize there is already this good question How to sync bookmarks between Firefox, Chrome, and Safari on multiple computers? about bookmark sync, but I am looking for a different solution. It is ...
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472 views

Why my bookmarks on Firefox for Android are not sync. to my desktop?

I have paired my desktop Firefox and Android Firefox. I found the bookmarks I added on my desktop can be sync. to my phone; but the bookmarks I added on my phone will not be sync. to my desktop. Any ...
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Configuring Firefox sync on a PC with an already configured Android phone

I have a Firefox Sync account that I created on my home PC. I have also configured this Firefox Sync accout on my Android phone by following the standard procedure of entering a phone-generated code ...
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How to change the retention period for Firefox Sync data?

I'm running an own Firefox Sync server based on the following instructions: http://docs.services.mozilla.com/howtos/run-sync.html I know that clients only appear in the client list (e.g. at ...
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1answer
463 views

Firefox sync about:config

Does Firefox synchronize about:config preferences too? If not, where is the config file located?
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Syncing bookmarks in Firefox' own “Bookmarks” menu with bookmarks of Android (4.0) phone

Is it possible to make Firefox sync its own bookmarks (accessible from the "Bookmarks" menu) with the bookmarks on my phone (Galaxy S3 running Android 4.0), so that when I add a bookmark in Firefox on ...
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394 views

Firefox sync does not work as expected

I have compiled and started the firefox sync server as explained on this page. I am running the server on my desktop. From Firefox, I have created an account on my desktop. I have paired my laptop ...
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how can i sync firefox bookmarks. Can't find the code, instructions are incorrect

Instructions say go to existing pc with an account and "Click Tools and select set up sync and I have an account However the 'Tools - Sync' menu only has the option to 'sync now', nothing about ...
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Faster two way Boomark/History Sync for Firefox?

I need a fast automatic two-way bookmark & history sync. Firefox sync seems too slow because I might bookmark/visit a URL then within a few mins put desktop to sleep and leave the house; if it ...
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Firefox Sync & SSL (or not?)

I was looking at these 2 tutorials on how to set up a sync service for Firefox: http://alien.slackbook.org/blog/setting-up-your-own-mozilla-sync-server/ ...
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How do you sync tabs between computers with Mozilla Firefox Sync?

Mozilla says that with Firefox Sync if you are working on one computer with 5 tabs open you can then switch to another computer or device and Sync can or will update the second computer with those ...
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284 views

Is there a way to see and manage the data in my Firefox Sync account?

My Firefox has been slowing down a lot lately, gobbling up over 1 GB of RAM for only 2-3 open tabs. This is pure disaster on the old hardware I have at work. Starting it with a completely clean ...
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How to force Firefox to sync my bookmark just now?

A few minutes before I leave my desk, and I have add a lot of new bookmarks. How to force Firefox to sync my bookmark right now to my firefox account ?
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1answer
495 views

Is there a simple way to sync thunderbird contacts between computers, like firefox sync?

I've discovered Firefox Sync a while ago, and it's absolutely awesome. Now of course I'd like most of my software to work this way! So is there a way to get the same behavior with Thunderbird?
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How is Firefox password sync safe?

Is it safe to sync using the Firefox built-in password manager and sync functionality? Where do they save my passwords and how do they save? What will be the risk? Should I use LastPass instead?
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672 views

Is having a Firefox profile in the Dropbox a good combination?

I was pretty excited to see sites as Lifehacker and such say how Dropbox can also do synchronisation for Firefox for us. It would also allow me to sync extensions and configuration settings. After ...
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1answer
300 views

Where can I find firefox sync server?

I had configured firefox sync server for testing. Where can I find the server side contents (Is there site I can login and see what are all got synced ? ). Something similar to UbuntuOne, where you ...
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1answer
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Temporarily Disable Firefox Sync

In Firefox 4, is there a way to temporarily disconnect from Sync? You can do this with the add-on for version 3.x, but it doesn't seemt o be an option for version 4.
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636 views

Firefox Sync: any way to control what gets synced to my mobile device?

With Firefox Sync, I can synchronize bookmarks between Firefox on my PC and my mobile devices. I have thousands of bookmarks however, most of which I don't need while on the go, and the volume of ...
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481 views

How can I make Firefox 4 Sync add-ons

As we know Firefox Sync add-on comes installed by default in new Firefox 4 Beta. This add-on allows to sync bookmarks, passwords, preferencies, histories, tabs, BUT not add-on. It would be perfect ...
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How to sync bookmarks across Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks?

How to sync bookmarks across Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks? As I, currently, understand, Google Chrome puts bookmarks seperatly from Google Bookmarks, which is accessible in Firefox by ...
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1answer
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Offline productivity

On some days I'm commuting 2hrs (oneway) in the train. I don't have any mobile internet nor is there always WiFi service in the train. Because of security reasons I can't do any work in the train so ...
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firefox sync not working. tried everything I could think of

I had to format my computer once again. But this time when trying to get all my firefox data from the sync server, nothing happened :( I've tried updating firefox. reconnecting to the sync server a ...
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How can I manage computers using my Firefox Sync account?

I`m using Firefox Sync on a bunch of computers. I would like to manage my account, by removing some computers. I can't find the place to do this, it should be on the Firefox Sync page, but the ...
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Firefox Sync on Firefox 4.0 Beta 6 won't sync passwords or history. Do I need to file a bug, or is there a way to fix it?

I'm not sure if this is something that I can fix, or if I should file a bug on Bugzilla: I successfully use Firefox Sync on several instances of Firefox, syncing bookmarks, passwords, history and ...
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1answer
478 views

Managing google chrome's bookmarks remotely?

I use Chrome on my home computers but use Firefox at work. Is it possible, via either a remote site or FF plugin, to manage (add, edit, remove, etc) my synced chrome bookmarks without having to be in ...
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Where does mozilla sync / weave save its passphrase

I've uninstalled the mozilla sync addon and forgot to save my passphrase. Maybe the passphrase is stored somewhere in the config files or the registry so I can recover my bookmarks. Does anyone know ...
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3answers
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Any browser sync solution which supports sync profiles like XMarks? [closed]

XMarks is going down. I see that there are alternatives, but according to the Wikipedia comparison page, so far none of these seems to support sync profiles, which allow me to sync only certain ...
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Xmarks shuts down. Alternatives to Xmarks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to sync bookmarks between Firefox, Chrome, and Safari on multiple computers? Hi, As you may or may not know, Xmarks (formerly Foxmarks) will shut down end of ...
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1answer
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Is it safe the use Firefox Sync to sync between Firefox 3.6 and Firefox 4.0 beta?

I want to test out the Firefox 4 beta, and I currently use Firefox Sync (previously known as Weave Sync) to synchronise various computers. I don't want to install Firefox 4 on all of the computers. ...
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1answer
951 views

Can I synchronize Bookmarks in Chrome using Firefox Sync?

I am on another PC and I need to access to bookmarks stored in Firefox Sync profile using Chrome. Is it possible? Can I access to Firefox Sync with tools other than Firefox?
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436 views

How to syncronize Firefox Addon FastDial

i use Fast dial to improve my firefox. Since i use Windows7 as well as Ubuntu on my laptop i would like to syncronize changes on the fast-dial between both OS. Any suggestions are very welcome! Best ...
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Synchronize Firefox bookmarks online [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to sync firefox add-ons and bookmarks between machines Is there a free tool which can synchronize (import and export) bookmarks from Firefox online? I would ...
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Unable to login to Mozilla Weave on 2nd PC

Just installed on two PCs. Installation no problem, but on 2nd PC the Weave login in disabled (grayed out), so obviously the 2nd PC cannot sync Firefox until I am able to login. Any ideas?
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937 views

How do I synchronize Firefox extensions?

I have a bunch of Firefox extensions. But in case if I have to reinstall my computer, how do I restore them all? Sort of like Dropbox syncing all my files.
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511 views

Is it safe to sync a Firefox instance in both directions?

I want to use some tool (not decided yet, which one) to sync a Firefox instance (more exact: user directory) between two machines. (EDIT: I want really to sync everything in the user-directory) ...
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How can I sync two firefox's that run on different Operating Systems?

I have a machine that I dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.04. I have Firefox 3.5 installed on both. I'm always switching back and forth and have one bookmark in one but not the other. How can I sync ...
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1answer
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How can I synchronize Firefox settings between machines using MY server?

I know that Firefox plugins exist to synchronize settings between machines, but all such plugins I have seen require you to synchronize your settings to some 3rd party server. Is anyone aware of such ...