[ALUG] How to locate bookmarks data in Mozilla/Firefox/Iceweasel ...

Jonathan McDowell noodles at earth.li
Thu May 18 13:58:10 BST 2017


On Thu, May 18, 2017 at 01:46:17PM +0100, Ted Harding wrote:
> Thanks, Simon -- I think that can work if one uses
> 
>   strings  places.sqlite | grep http | less
> 
> (Still a mass of stuff that one doen's really want to see, but the
> essentials are there).

echo -e ".mode column\n.width 5 200\n.headers on\nSELECT * FROM moz_places;" | sqlite3 places.sqlite

If you're generally happy futzing around with SQL you can just do
"sqlite3 places.sqlite" and poke around.

J.

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