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
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 ;-)

By: klipz
2009-04-13 20:23:37

What Others Think

I suggest either making a loop or adding | head -n1 after the grep statement.
mark_stafford · 689 weeks and 2 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.
chopinhauer · 689 weeks and 2 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"
b2e · 684 weeks and 1 day ago
seofox · 31 weeks and 6 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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