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With Chrome it is quite simple to use Gnome Keyring for password storage. But with Firefox 4 on ubuntu 11.04, I don't know how to achieve this.

I remember that firefox 4 supposedly has OS integration for this, but cannot find the reference anymore.

Any hints are welcome.

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The working firefox 4+ extension is found here: http://www.webupd8.org/2011/06/save-firefox-passwords-in-gnome-keyring.html

It is not yet perfect, but works.

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Note: this broke soon after again; the extension is not kept in pace with Firefox's fast release-pace. –  berkes Oct 29 '12 at 8:41
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There was an extension in AMO site, but it seems it has been removed. You can get the source code tho, from https://github.com/mdlavin/firefox-gnome-keyring

I haven't used this for a while and I don't know about it's security, so use it at your own risk.

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The mentioned addon, unfortunately only builds against FF3, not FF4. –  berkes Jun 17 '11 at 8:09
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