Platform of Firefox profiles are independent?

I would like to transfer my profile data from Windows 7 to 7 Debian. for some reason any the right Sync feature does not work for me.

So my question is, are cross platform compatible Firefox profiles?

for example. can I just copy my windows profile...
"< Profile folder > %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\.
my profile on linux?...
"< profile folder > ~/.mozilla/firefox/.

Not 100% compatible. Some preferences in the file prefs.js (essentially paths from what I've observed files) and some files added by modules may not be fully compatible.

My advice is to copy the files in the profile folder, one at a time, using as a guide for the files to copy.
recovering important data over an old profile

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