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So, Firefox has turned so resource intensive that my netbook can't run it without making me want to pull my hair out. Thus, I have been trying Chromium with quite some success (I have managed to find proper equivalents for my firefox plugins), the only thing I'm lacking is my bookmarks, which are stored in my Firefox Sync account. Point is I don't want to use Google Bookmarks, mostly because of the whole thing with encryption.

Is there any way to use Firefox Sync with Chromium?, or is there any secure alternative?

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If you are fully switching to Chromium and don't have other devices you want sync'd, you could just import your bookmarks. (Wrench -> Bookmarks -> Import bookmarks and settings) –  aureianimus Mar 5 '12 at 19:07
    
That's not the case, I wouldn't have asked otherwise. –  Julián Mar 5 '12 at 19:10
    
possible duplicate of Cross-browser bookmark sync? –  Christopher Kyle Horton Mar 5 '12 at 23:40
    
Infact i add it on my answer,but here there are more infos. –  Alessio Mar 6 '12 at 9:12

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You can sync bookmarks between multiple installation of Firefox

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/mobile/sync/

or multiple installation of Chrome/Chromium

http://youtu.be/hQuXxOBJwSg

But you can't sync them togheter

You should use third-party addon/service like this:

http://www.xmarks.com/

  • Visit My Xmarks, register your credentials and log in with your Xmarks username and password.

  • Open your browser, and install the addon http://download.xmarks.com/download

  • Now open up the Xmarks settings dialog in your browser (Tools > Xmarks > Xmarks Settings...) and configure your login data.

  • Xmarks, on each browser you use, will seamlessly keep your bookmarks, (and optionally) passwords and open tabs in sync.

Nothing is transmitted unencrypted through the plugin if you don't want to. You can adjust the encryption level yourself. Passwords are encrypted with your pin anyway, even if you choose to transmit the file unencrypted. If you don't trust it, then simply don't use the password sync.

https://getsatisfaction.com/foxmarks/topics/is_encryption_supported?utm_medium=widget&utm_source=widget_foxmarks

More info in this question too:

Cross-browser bookmark sync?

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The idea of this website is not to post links of google, but to provide an answer HERE. Ideally, a step-by-step guide with screenshots, if applicable. –  Ingo Mar 5 '12 at 19:59
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I have improved that –  Alessio Mar 5 '12 at 21:13
    
Do you happen to know whether bookmarks are or not encrypted in their servers? there seems to be nothing about that in the website. –  Julián Mar 5 '12 at 21:25
    
I have answered directly on editing my answer –  Alessio Mar 5 '12 at 21:36
    
The problem itself isn't only the transmission, I care more about the data itself as it reaches the server, as I don't want anyone looking through my bookmarks. –  Julián Mar 5 '12 at 22:02

Here is the simple tutorial which you will find useful, to setup Xmark on Chrome as well as firefox.

In your Firefox browser go to Tools > Addons > Get Addons. Xmark1.png

Search for Xmarks. Xmark2

Click on Install button. Xmark3

It will ask to restart your browser. Click on Restart. Xmark4

Now go to Tools > Xmark > Xmark Setting Xmark6

Click on Run Setup Wizard Xmark7 Xmark8

In the Log in to Xmarks window click on Create an account for new account Xmark9

Fill up the require details and click on Create Account button Xmark10

Enter your computer name Xmark12

If you want to synchronize your browser history click on Enable synchronization of browser history Xmark13

Enable the appropriate options you want in next screen Xmark14

Xmark will automatically start synchronizing your data. Xmark15

After completing all the steps successfully you will get the success windows. Xmark16

Now open Chrome Browser and install Xmark plugin.

After installation you will get Xmark icon on the right hand side of your browser. Xmark17

In the Xmark setting window click on Run Setup Wizard Xmark 18

Click on Next button to start the configuration part Xmark19

We will use the techienote.com@gmail.com account which we have created earlier to sync the the data. Click on Log me in radio option. Xmark20

Fill require details. Xmark21

It will check your login with their servers Xmark22

Click on the Change Sync Setting button Xmark23

I choose Merge bookmarks with server, starting with the server, as I also want to synchronize chorme bookmarks Xmark24

Click on Sync Button, to start the synchronization. Xmark23

After successful configuration it will show you merge complete message. Xmark25
Xmark26

If you want to secure your data transmission you have to encrypt it. To do so go to Xmark Settings > Advanced and select Encryption to Encrypt All. enter image description here

Thanks.
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A nice third party bookmark service that has been incredibly useful to me is Delicious. It features both Chrome and Firefox plugins and also makes your bookmarks easily available from any computer with a web browser.

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