how to import firefox history from old machine ....

Polytropon freebsd at
Fri Aug 15 17:28:05 UTC 2014

On Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:50:43 -0500, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> I have 1 more vexing task: I want to import my history data for firefox 
> from my old desktop. Whenever I open the history dialog to do that & 
> select import from HTML, it threatens to overwrite bookmarks, not 
> history data .... FF bug ? Any workarounds ?

You have the ~/.mozilla/firefox/ subtree to examine. Also
have a look for import / export functions inside Firefox:
You probably have been using the function to import the
history _as bookmarks_, which isn't what you want. So
maybe it's easier to identify the history file within
the source subtree and copy it to the destination subtree,
while Firefox is not running. But sadly I can't tell you
which file that would exactly be...

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