An intermediate data storage area with high performance but limited capacity. The term "cache" can refer to hardware cache (on a processor) or software cache (which stores commonly used values in a computer's memory).

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How to force IIS to stop caching a page?

tl;dr: I think IIS is caching my page, and I can't figure out how to make it stop. Coming from a static programming background, I've recently started dipping my toes in the dynamic world by trying ...
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Is write caching good for HDDs' life?

I have a removable HDD for which Windows disabled write-caching by default, but on occasions I write a lot of data to that HDD and I was wondering, would enabling the caching temporarily improve the ...
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Can you block or cache a single image in Outlook?

I'm using Windows 8 Outlook, and I'm curious about whether it is possible to force-cache or block a single image that keeps recurring in emails. Since I'm using a USB Internet stick with limited ...
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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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Local network shared drive with caching

I would like to set-up a shared network drive across a local network, with offline avalability (caching). Basic folder syncing is not working in this case, because it does not ensure synchronization. ...
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clear image cache - dreamweaver

I have a computer at the moment that uses Dreamweaver CS5.5. Linking to an image, it immediately tries to cache the file. Now I inserted a link to an image which was not where the link points to, so ...
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mod_pagespeed, domains and abusive GET requests

I just noticed what seems to me a strange behaviour in mod_pagespeed (latest) on a Linux box with Apache installation. I have domain limitation in mod_pagespeed.conf and the machine only has the one ...
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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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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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Where is the speedup effect on using lvm2-cache

I recently discovered that LVM2 supports now caching: http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man7/lvmcache.7.html The cache logical volume type uses a small and fast LV to improve the performance of a ...
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difference between parent and sibling in squid's cache_peer directive

I want to know what differs in the following two lines: cache_peer cache.myparent.example parent 3128 3130 cache_peer cache.sibling.example sibling 3128 3130 For you reference, this says: If ...
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Squid3 Reverse Proxy - Force Cache and Suppress Version

I have been using pfSense for about 2 years now and I love it. One of my favorite features has come to be Squid2 and Squid3. Right now I am using Squid3 to run both proxy and reverse proxy. There are ...
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Windows icon cache does not exist

I've just performed a fresh install of Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit, and have installed all updates and SP1. After installing IObit Smart Defrag, I noticed the icon for that software was the generic ...
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W3TC and Cloudflare, how do they work together?

I have W3TC installed in Wordpress, and I've recently added Cloudflare. I've already followed this steps: ...
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Cache all web pages - Squid or alternatives?

I'm using Squid 3.5.1 (the diladele version from http://squid.diladele.com/) on my own Windows 8.1 PC to cache everything from the web pages that I visit. Here's what I have in mind : When I visit ...
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Download File from a Website, which is not accessible [closed]

Im asking if the is a possibility to retrieve a file from a Website, which is not longer up. I Thoght about Google Cache but it is not working. I want to get this file 7+ taskbar numberer
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How can I permanently disable directory caching in lftp?

I attempted to configure my $HOME/.lftp.rc to permanently disable directory caching (it has a nasty habit of never bloody updating). https://raw.githubusercontent.com/mcandre/dotfiles/master/.lftp.rc ...
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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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OS on SSD, Win 8 “libraries” on HDD, access optimisations/cache?

I have Windows 8 with OS/Programs on my SSD, A lot of data on my HDD ... Available space for some data on my SSD (My SSD being 250GB, I can reasonably afford 100GB for data) Now I would like to ...
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ZFS cache when seeding torrent

I sometimes use my home server to seed a few torrents, almost always less than 4GB. The torrent data are on a ZFS volume and most of the time there is no other access to the disks. The server has 8GB ...
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Squid cache everything for ever

I'm running OpenSUSE 13.2 and installed squid via yast. I want to cache everything on my localhost, web pages, ISO, distribution packages. The problem is that my /var/cache/squid directory stays ...
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How can I view a PDF without buffering or lag when scrolling? [duplicate]

I am using PDFs that take about a second per page to load. I want the entire PDF document to load into the cache all at once so that I can scroll between pages with no buffering or delay. Currently ...
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Does Bash have cache of executables?

I was just writing a C++ program on my Ubuntu 14.10 computer. As it is a client/server program, I has three terminal emulators open: one for writing code and compilation, one for client testing, and ...
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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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safely shrinking /var/cache on Debian 7.8

Here are the top storage resource hogs on my single-user home system, which is a customized version of Debian 7.8 with lxde-core optional but no graphical login manager: 3487080 . 1732560 ./usr ...
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Fix program freeze with ram buffer

I'm using program with small bug. It's closed - source, so i cant change it code. It's very good for what its doing, and there is no apps like that one. So i can't use other programs. But that ...
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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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Remove cached credentials for MS Onedrive using a script

I have a need to be able to remove onedrive cached credentials from local machines from the windows credential manager using a script The reason - When a user is prompted to change their O365 password ...
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How do I create a ramdisk that writes changes back to persistent storage, e.g. with aufs?

Similar to this question, but more specific: I want a ramdisk / tmpfs that sits on top of a physical directory, exposing data of that directory. The ramdisk should persistently cache all data on ...
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Finding base packages with APT?

This has been bugging me for a while now. If I want to install the xfce desktop environment for example, I can use apt-cache search xfce - but this gives me 500 results, when all im looking for is ...
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Delete Package Cache after uninstalling Visual Studio 2013 Express?

Can I delete the the folder C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\? I have just found that I have 2Gb folder inside C:\ProgramData. According to the previous post it is connected to Visual Studio and it is ...
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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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Does WD My Cloud Android app cache photos and videos to the local device?

The WD My Cloud Android app describes itself as "free up space on your mobile devices with direct photo and video uploads". If I have photos on my My Cloud, and I use the app to view them on my ...
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How to determine the size of L1 texture cache and L2 cache in AMD's ATI mobility Radeon 4650 graphics card?

I could not find the size of L1 and L2 caches in Radeon 4650 GPU. Is it specified in any link? If not is it possible to find cache sizes by coding? Please explain the possible solutions.
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Retrieve passphrase from cache enigmail

I use Enigmail on Thunderbird, Enigmail never prompts my passphrase, and now I have forgotten it, and I would like to get it back. I have read that it was not possible, but since it is obviously ...
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Caching all processes for specific windows user

I am currently sharing a laptop with another person, and I'd like to cache all of their processes while I'm logged in to my account. I would also like to have separate cache for both me and the other ...
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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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If two videos with the same source stream at the same time will they have separate cache files?

I was resolving an issue on StackOverflow (see my answer too), where I might stream the same video on the same webpage in two separate video elements. I don't really understand web file caching very ...
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Windows IP address cached even after cable unplugged?

I have a PC which connects to a network by both wired cable and wireless. Of course, it has 2 IP Addresses : 192.168.5.111 and 192.168.5.112. (Subnet mask 255.255.255.0) As usual, the PC picks the ...
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SSD partition as cache for torrent?

I download some data using P2P, and I have the same issue as other uTorrent users lately - the famous and feared "Disk Cache Overload 100%" message. It cripples my system into a no-go when there's a ...
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Does Intel Smart Response cache drive size matter?

I have a Lenovo Y400 laptop, that came with a 16gb Intel Smart Response cache drive. I also have an unused 64gb ssd drive lying around. I was wondering whether replacing the 16gb cache drive with the ...
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Trying to retrieve deleted Facebook videos from the cache

I viewed two videos on Facebook. Seconds before I could download them, the user deleted them. I've been trying desperately ever since to find them on my hard drive. I viewed them on Firefox. I ...
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How to achieve best browsing performance using Polipo?

I'm using Polipo to browse the web, I've set up the config file as follow (consider that I have 4 Gb of DDR3 ram, and my computer is quite fast): I've noticed that seems better if I disable the ...
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Manually flushing write cache on Windows

On *nix systems, a user can use the sync command to force any pending writes in the kernel's disk cache to be flushed to disk. Does Windows have a similar command?
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Do Hard Drives Inexplicably Begin To Spin And Whir At Unusual Times Due to The Cache?

My friend recently asked me why the hard drive on his Windows 7 (x64) computer would start to rev up and make loud noises when he was doing seemingly innocuous tasks like browsing the web, but was ...
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fstab and cache- howto set for the best usage of SSD?

I have few questions regarding the fstab used for SSD optimalization. I found two versions of ho to set up some space for cache files tmpfs /home/user/.cache/spotify/Storage tmpfs size=10% ...
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How to clear locally cached OneDrive online-only files

I recently needed to free up some space on my Dell Venue 8 Pro, running Windows 8.1, and realized that I had OneDrive set for all files to be available offline, meaning it was caching local copies of ...
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DNS caching not clearing Mac OSX

Something weird is happening on my machine. I'm waiting on a domain to propagate. I visit the page in chrome and it's not there yet. but if i look at it on another machine, on another ISP, it's there. ...
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sshfs incremental log file caching

I am using sshfs to access logs of our application. Logs consist of old gzipped files and one current file where application writes to. Gzipped files are downloaded and cached localy after first ...