Note: If you use your Linux distribution's packaged version of Firefox, you will need to wait for an updated package to be released to its package repository. This article only applies if you installed Firefox manually (without using your distribution's package manager). • Click the menu button, click help Help and select About Firefox.
When switching to Firefox from Internet Explorer, Chrome or another Web browser, you can easily import your bookmarks to bring your old favorites with you. Firefox's Import.
On the menu bar click the Firefox menu and select About Firefox. • The About Mozilla Firefox About Firefox window will open. Firefox will begin checking for updates and downloading them automatically. • When the updates are ready to be installed, click Restart Firefox to Update Restart to update Firefox.
Importing from other browsers Firefox can also import bookmarks created by other browsers that aren't listed in the wizard. Instead of clicking Import Data From Another Browser in the Import and Backup menu, click Import Bookmarks From HTML and select the file. This method works well to move bookmarks between computers, as you can copy an HTML bookmarks file to a USB drive or online storage. After importing bookmarks, drag the bookmarks from the From Internet Explorer or similar folder to Bookmarks Menu on the left-hand list to integrate the bookmarks into Firefox's main bookmark list. You can safely delete the bookmarks in your old browser after importing bookmarks to Firefox. Exporting and backing up bookmarks You can export your Firefox bookmarks using the same set of menus. After you click the Bookmarks button in Firefox and choose Show All Bookmarks, click Import and Backup as you did in Step 2.