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How to configure Google Chrome to delete all cache and local storage of the websites when closing their tabs?

I am looking for a way to delete all cache and local storage of the websites when closing their tabs on Google Chrome. In Firefox there is an extension called: "Self-Destructing Cookies" that does ...
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How to restore firefox history, bookmarks, cache from installed directory of an other hard drive

My old hard drive is faulty, OS wasn't booting, so installing the OS wasn't successful, so bought a new hard drive, installed new OS, installed firefox, now I want to restore all the bookmarks, ...
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How can I clear Chrome's 70GB cache?

I noticed a sudden, precipitous drop in free space on my SSD. I tracked this down to Google Chrome's AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Cache folder, which has somehow grown to ~70 gigs! That ...
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How can I avoid a specific site been saved into cache?

How can I avoid a specific site been saved into cache memory, in Google Chrome or any other browser, in order to have it always "fresh" every time I reload the page? If it is OS related I would like ...
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Path in localhost opened even if local server off

I have localhost "Ampps" and one path i used for uploading files with php opened in browser like some cache even if Apache stopped, http://localhost/tests/public/user_uploads/profilephotos/john/ ...
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Change Chrome's Default Cache Location

Here's the issue ... I have an ASUS gaming laptop and, for whatever reason, I've had the SSD drive fail on me three times. I want as much "churn" off this drive as possible (just to be safe), and ...
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Adblock removed but still ads are blocked

Everyone, can you help with this: I have removed adblock but the ads are still not displayed on that website (www.thefreedictionary.com). Changing browser and restored from 2 weeks ago didn't help. ...
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Chrome doesn't leverage browser caching on unauthorized/broken ssl

On google chrome when you have a broken ssl This page is insecure (broken HTTPS). The browser doesn't cache the resources. I have a dev.domain.com and a www.domain.com. The www has the SSL attached ...
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Caching of web pages and SPA

I have read about SPA (single page application) and learned that biggest advantage of those is that save network traffic because SPA downloads all (at least most of them) application resources when ...
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How to be untraceable when visiting a website?

I would like to access (possibly simultaneously) a website with two different profiles. The point is that I need the two profiles not be connectable to the same person. I did some research by my own ...
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Execute chrome://view-http-cache by command line

I have a list of thousands of candidate commands of the form: chrome://view-http-cache/http... I can paste these individually into Chrome and select+paste the output text. But I'd like to do this ...
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What is the maximum file size that will be cached by a browser?

Note that I don't mean the maximum size of the browser cache. I mean, what is the maximum size, if any, of individual files that will be cached by the major desktop browsers? Mobile versions optional. ...
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Do images served over https get cached?

It seems they are loaded again each time when I reload the page using Firebug Net panel. Update: I don't know if I can trust the net panel. It has an option to disable browser cache. It was selected. ...
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How to get complete page back in Google Chrome

I was working on a js fiddle and got carried away. I did not think to save and then I hit the reload instead of run, and now I lost a bunch of work. Is there any way to get the cache back? All I need ...
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How can I fix Chrome's DNS-cache

I've developed a site, and set up DNS. Whenever I type "mysite.com" I get redirected to "www.mysite.com". In all other browsers it's displaying like it should, so this is obviously a local DNS-caching ...
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How much does browser cache/cookies impact a websites ability to load?

There's a large retailer here in the UK that can never handle the amount of traffic it gets every time there's a sale. They told me to delete my cookies and browser history, but I wanted to know how ...
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Video file from chrome cache

I have a file with no extension taken from Chrome's cache, I know it's a video but it does not play with any players. I tried the suggestions from similar questions here. Is there anything I could try ...
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Do modems cache something?

I didn't know how to choose an appropriate clear title for it, cache requests, cache Domain Name Systems or... then I came with cache something. It's weird! I enter a URL in address bar (think of ...
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Empty Cache and Hard Reload Firefox [duplicate]

In Firefox, I want to be able to empty cache and hard reload my web browser. In Chrome, the user can open the dev console (F12) right click on the refresh button, and select the "Empty Cache and Hard ...
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How can I force Firefox to revalidate for a specific site?

Basically, I would like Firefox to behave as if all responses from example.com carried the "Cache-Control: no-cache" header. I have searched the Mozilla addons site and there is a boatload of hits for ...
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How can I force Firefox to revalidate for a specific site?

Basically, I would like Firefox to behave as if all responses from example.com carried the Cache-Control: no-cache header. I have searched the Mozilla addons site and there is a boatload of hits for ...
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Browser cache and cookie transsfer

How to transfer cache and cookie of Firefox browser to opera browser? I have tried different method but can't find a way out?
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Is there anyway to search the chrome cache files?

When viewing chrome://cache/ Is there anyway to search the chrome cache files?
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How to enforce browsers not to download unnecessary fonts?

While inspecting Google Chrome's cache, I found that many of the downloaded fonts are actually already installed and available in the system. For example, In Ubuntu, all Ubuntu fonts are available. ...
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Definitive guide to clearing locally stored browser 301's?

Does anyone know of a definitive guide as to how to make sure the 301 cache is empty for popular browsers such as IE, Chrome, Firefox? Is it simply enough to clear your browsing history in each? I am ...
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Finding pdf file in cache memory

Whenever we open a PDF file in internet (But do not save it ), in which section of the computer that PDF is stored (windows XP ,Firefox)? I did not find that file in temporary file folder or cache ...
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Clearing just cache without removing history, saved credentials

I recently started using Google Chrome browser. It looks good, but I get confused with "Clear browsing data" setting (see image below). My question: How to I clear only cached files without ...
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Is there a way to see when Chrome last downloaded a cached file?

Like other browsers, Chrome will store files (images, javascript, etc.) so that they don't need to be downloaded on each visit to a website. For a given file, is there a way to see in Chrome when (...
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Captcha unification mechanism in different browsers?

How the captchas which are generated from one site could be valid at the same time but in 2 different browsers (e.g. IE and FF)? What makes this separation? How I can find these values or factors? I ...
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Chrome ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED after nameserver change

I've created my first ubuntu 14.04 server on digital ocean and tried to point my domain to it. Ive configured everything with help of the following tutorial to set up my apache virtual host. When i go ...
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Prevent Google Chrome from treating all URLs with a common base as SSL connections

I host several websites via an ISP-provided DNS name, and I split them up beyond my router's port 80 using an installation of haproxy. It has worked very well for my (I think it's 11) unique websites ...
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Chrome htaccess cache not enabled

When I go to an internal website using Chrome, I have to enter htaccess login credentials. However, in Firefox, when the htaccess login popup appears, the credentials are already filled in (obfuscated ...
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Why I see Broken Images in All of My browsers

This happens sometimes and not often but I get certain images displayed as broken. Here's today's example which is relevant to Chrome, Firefox and IE: Despite that I was being able to fix this by ...
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If I open a URL in a new Chrome incognito window, will it act as if I cleared browser cache, cookies etc?

I have good reasons for not clearing my cookies at the moment. Support staff for a problem site want me to clear browser cache and cookies. If I open a URL in a new Chrome incognito window, will it ...
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Why is Google Chrome not sending If-None-Match headers in HTTP requests?

I'm hitting this url: http://www.spotlight.com/photo/~30x50/ffffff/crop/1/M195605.jpg in Google Chrome 40.0.2214.115 m and in Firefox 33.0.2 In Firefox, when I press F5 to refresh the page, it ...
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Reload Javascript/CSS Resources Without reloading HTML

I am a web developer and refresh the page a lot in order to see what effects my changes to css and Javascript have. On pages with longer load times (IE 2 - 5 seconds) it is a hassle. I am wondering if ...
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Is there a way to view a site from a web browser's cache?

A website I saw on my local network recently appears to have gone down. I don't have control over the device that serves the site, so I can't simply bring it back up or troubleshoot it directly myself....
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Firefox: what is the parameter to know if the cache will be cleared when closing the browser?

in the list of paramters after outputting about:config, what is the parameter to know if the cache will be cleared when closing the browser?
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Location of Firefox cache and clearing it in Mac OS X

Bear with me, as the Firefox cache has gotten more byzantine over the years so is the question. I am using Firefox 35.0.1 on Mavericks. I want to mess around with the cache. There is a lot of ...
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Why does my browser cache fill up so fast? [closed]

So on my second desktop there seems to be a problem with the browser cache. To clear up the cache i'm using this program called ccleaner. Helps me alot keeping everything clean. Recently the browser ...
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Moving Chrome cache folder?

I was wondering if moving the cache folder in chrome(Win7x64) to a ramdisk drive will improve the performance of cached flash player files/games? If so, What would be the easiest way to do this? I'm ...
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Browsing cached pages with no internet connection [duplicate]

Back in the early days of the Internet, when 56K modems were considered state-of-the-art, when the modem was disconnected I could still freely browse the pages that I recently visited because they ...
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Chrome, Firefox, and the mistery cache

I am developing a website. It's just few lines of html. No phg, nothing fancy, very simple. When I upload my file (Core ftp), the updates don't show on Chrome. I hard reloaded it 1000 times. F5, Ctrl ...
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Firefox having trouble loading websites at start up

When i start up Firefox, I try to get into amazon.com or ebay.com and the loading is just unbearable, it takes half a minute to load both of them (basically it is the same on any big site with a lot ...
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Accidentally deleted a .css file - Which recovery methods shall I try?

This is a bit of a disaster, as it's a 1000+ line CSS file I wrote over a few days for a client. Deadline is tomorrow. I deleted it from a network path that doesn't go into recycle bins. The ...
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Reset Midori History Database

After reinstalling my system but maintaining my home partition, whenever I launch Midori, I get a pop-up saying The history couldn't be loaded: attached databases must use the same text encoding as ...
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Internet Explorer clearing browser history mid-session, causing the back and forward buttons to be greyed out

Recently we've had a problem with some of our users; it seems as though IE is clearing it's browser history, forcing the back and forward buttons to not function (both greyed out for the rest of the ...
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Firefox caching a site even after clearing the site's cache?

I think I'm suffering from a caching problem for a site. An example is http://www.cryptopp.com/wiki/Android_%28Command_Line%29. The screen capture below shows the problem with an image on the right ...
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Can I ask Google Chrome to stop caching specific websites?

I want Google Chrome to stop caching my localhost since I change its files so often. How do I do this? I see it can be done while opening the dev tools here: Clear cache for specific domain name in ...
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autocomplete and cache in Firefox

I am trying to understand if there is any difference between browser (in my case Firefox) cache and the place where 'autocomplete' data for an HTML form is stored in the browser. Unified storage for ...