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Is there any Firefox addon which will delete my all cookies after specific interval of time.

I do not want to block any site's cookie; I just want all the cookies to be deleted after every 30 seconds or 60 seconds.

Can it be done ?


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Are you sure? ;) – Mehper C. Palavuzlar May 10 '11 at 12:36
That was funny Mehper...But i know how to delete cookies... :-) I just want any automted process to make it easy,,,,if there is no such addon i will create one for myself :-) – Confused May 10 '11 at 14:09
Fun is good. I have examined the addons list page but couldn't find what you exactly need; but I might have overlooked. – Mehper C. Palavuzlar May 10 '11 at 14:14
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By default firefox can be set to delete cookies after a set time, but it can only be set by number of days, if that is of use to you then you can do this.

Go to about:config

Set network.cookie.lifetimePolicyto to 3


network.cookie.lifetime.days to 1

You could also set

network.cookie.lifetimePolicy to 2 if you only want them to last the browser session

If you install and setup CCleaner to erase cookies you could also run it on a scheduled task with

CCleaner.exe /AUTO
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@Thanks..for the info..That was useful but still not complete answer..i will serch more and if i dont get any thing like it..will accept ur answer. – Confused May 12 '11 at 6:19

I am looking for that too. What I have found so far:

I haven't found an add-on that gives you the choice setting of e.g. deleting all cookies every 10 seconds, or even that with white- and black-list exceptions.

The above about:config with e.g. 0.01 days or so doesn't work. Only full days.

In any case, I recommend using AddBlock+, NoScript, FlashBlock, BetterPrivacy, Ghostery, googleSharing, HTTPS-everywhere and maybe even still TrackMeNot. LongURLplease, WebDeveloper, FireBug and GreaseMonkey are fruther usefull AddOns.

Also you might want to look into MAFIAAfire, Gee!NoEvil! ThePirateBayDancing and/or DeSOPA.

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Please register your account with Super User, then you can edit your posts any time! – slhck Feb 24 '12 at 12:55
Yeh, there is no addon which allows automation of cookie deletion after specific interval of time. – Confused Feb 28 '12 at 6:26

One useful utility is called BetterPrivacy and can do exactly this for Flash cookies. It doesn't do the regular cookie side of things though.

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Try Cookie Time, an addon for mozilla firefox.

With some editing in its files (bootstrap.js, cookietime.dtd and options.xul) options can be added for even less than a day. Maybe that will help. Unedited, the shortest time period is a day.

Also, Self-destruct Cookies addon should help some if it is what you want. Also for firefox

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