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List recorded formular fields of Firefox

Terminal - List recorded formular fields of Firefox
cd ~/.mozilla/firefox/ && sqlite3 `cat profiles.ini | grep Path | awk -F= '{print $2}'`/formhistory.sqlite "select * from moz_formhistory" && cd - > /dev/null
2009-04-13 20:23:37
User: klipz
Functions: awk cd grep
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List recorded formular fields of Firefox

When you fill a formular with Firefox, you see things you entered in previous formulars with same field names. This command list everything Firefox has registered. Using a "delete from", you can remove anoying Google queries, for example ;-)

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I suggest either making a loop or adding | head -n1 after the grep statement.

Comment by mark_stafford 324 weeks and 6 days ago

Works only with a single profile. The following always works and is considerably shorter:

for i in ~/.mozilla/firefox/*/formhistory.sqlite; do sqlite3 $i "select * from moz_formhistory"; done

Thank you for the idea.

Comment by chopinhauer 324 weeks and 6 days ago

I have not tested it, but I think that this shorter variant will have the same output:

sqlite3 ~/.mozilla/firefox/*/formhistory.sqlite "select * from moz_formhistory"
Comment by b2e 319 weeks and 5 days ago

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