Keyboard shortcut for bookmarks toolbar in Firefox

Firefox provides the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + B for opening or closing the bookmarks sidebar. Strangely, there is no keyboard shortcut provided to show or hide the bookmarks toolbar. This is irritating since I prefer to use the toolbar over the sidebar.

This functionality can be obtained by installing the Hide BookmarksBar addon. In its Preferences you can set the keyboard shortcut you want. I like to set this to Ctrl + Shift + B, the same as in Chrome.

Tried with: Hide BookmarksBar 3.3.1, Firefox 41 and Ubuntu 15.04

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How to import bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox

  1. Open the Bookmarks window. You can do this by clicking the Bookmarks icon beside the addressbar or by pressing Ctrl + Shift + O.

  2. Choose Import and Backup -> Import Data from Another Browser. Pick Chrome and choose to import only the bookmarks in the following dialogs.

Tried with: Chrome 43.0.2357.124 (64-bit), Firefox 38.0 and Ubuntu 14.04