get cookies from firefox

echo ".mode tabs select host, case when host glob '.*' then 'TRUE' else 'FALSE' end, path, case when isSecure then 'TRUE' else 'FALSE' end, expiry, name, value from moz_cookies;" | sqlite3 ~/.mozilla/firefox/*.default/cookies.sqlite
useful to use after with the --load-cookies option of wget

By: euridice
2011-08-15 14:49:47

What Others Think

Failes if more than one profile folder is present in ~/.mozilla/firefox
DNSpyder · 468 weeks and 6 days ago
It's rare when a single user has more than one webbrowser profile; if that's the case, it's almost trivial to wrap this in for COOKIEJAR in ~/.mozilla/firefox/*.default/cookies.sqlite; do .... | sqlite3 "$COOKIEJAR"
Mozai · 468 weeks and 3 days ago

What do you think?

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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