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Firefox won't clear history on exit

asked 2019-03-12 12:31:41 -0500

marekg gravatar image

On Fedora 29, Firefox 65.0.1 and couple of it's previous versions (I think since 63 or 64) doesn't clear history/cache on exit. The option with custom settings to clear selected items (history, cache, passwords) on exit just doesn't work. I can clear the cache manually. Any ideas?

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answered 2019-03-14 09:50:56 -0500

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updated 2019-03-14 10:57:42 -0500

rpm -rf ~/.cache/mozilla

ln -s /tmp/ ~/.cache/mozilla

clears the cache during shutdown/reboot cause /tmp is in the RAM only. and maybe saves some wear levelling on SSD's too

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answered 2019-03-12 13:11:50 -0500

rdtcustomercare gravatar image

Explore: .cache/mozilla/firefox/.....default/cache2/

in your personal home directory.

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Thank you, but by "I can clear the cache manually" I mean that I'm able to do it. I want it to be automatic in Firefox. It's still a bug.

marekg gravatar imagemarekg ( 2019-03-12 15:31:26 -0500 )edit

But we are not Bugzilla ;) Report it here: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/

rdtcustomercare gravatar imagerdtcustomercare ( 2019-03-24 17:47:40 -0500 )edit

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