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persistiant demand-based client caching for network storage

I'm going to preface this by saying that I really don't know if this is the right venue for this question. Aspects of it could be highly technical, but I would rather stay away from that side of ...
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How to move cache folder to to the external drive in OS X 10.9?

I want to move cache folder for opera, safari and some other apps to the external drive. I heard that it is possible with symbolic links but also I heard that symbolic links don't work in OS X 10.9 ...
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Where does Mac FileZilla cache host when using SFTP?

I have used Filezilla on Mac to connect to my linux server over SSH and when prompted accepted and cached the server key signiture. Where does Mac Filezilla cache this as I want to clear it? Mac OSX ...
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2answers
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Why does Spotlight omit some files in my search result?

I'm trying to use Spotlight (Mountain Lion) to do a recursive search on a bunch of subfolders. (It's actually the Firefox disk cache, and I'm pecking around for a few images, so I thought this would ...
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395 views

Mac OS X Finder: Folder Color Labels are not staying across computers on connected to SAN

I'm trying to label certain folders on a SAN drive, however certain computers can see these colors and others cannot. I'm curious if there's a way to clear the finder cache for the color labels, as ...
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1answer
200 views

Google Chrome cache - can I view images/snapshots of webpages?

I was working on WordPress writing up blogs, but unknown to me was the the WordPress server for my website was down. so I was essentially working into nothing, the blogs are lost, and the revised ...
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498 views

Large video/file cache for Google Chrome (OS X)

Normally, cached files in Chrome are stored under ~/Library/Caches/Google/Chromehowever, apparently, when files exceed a certain size (allegedly 50 MB) they are stored elsewhere. Nobody seems to ...
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1answer
34 views

clear md5 cache on Mac

I noticed that calculating the md5 sums, for large files, take much less time the second time you run the md5 command on them. Is there any way to clear the cache? I'm actually writing a parallel ...
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Trying to get a app that has a registration error

I have a app called codekit I installed but it gives me a registration error and just quits the app. I emailed the creator and he told me to do this Delete everything. The app, the plist, the folder ...
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1answer
186 views

MacBook Air eats up space when waking up from sleep

I run the latest OS X Lion on my MacBook Air. Whenever I put it to sleep and then wake it up it eats up a lot of space. I believe all this space goes into the system cache which then again I keep ...
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1answer
570 views

Clear Chrome's cache via CLI

Is there a way to clear Google Chrome's cache via a CLI command on OSX? Ideally this would be made via some “official” way, and preferably without having to open Chrome (i.e. by launching it with some ...
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1answer
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Where are large cache files stored for Google Chrome on OS X

Where are the large cache files for Google Chrome are saved in OS X? For files less than 50 MB it's under /Library/Caches/Google... But for files more than 50 MB, it used to be in /var/.... It's ...
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How/Where does Firefox 12.0 on Mac OS X store uri maps?

I have a site that started behaving strangely yesterday in Firefox 12.0. When clicking on a link /home/write-journal, the actual request is sent to a different URI /join. In Safari & Chrome this ...
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2answers
662 views

How to retrieve files cached in the RAM?

There are some applications that don't write cache files on the disk, instead they write into the RAM directly and thus you can't back it up, analyse it or do anything with it. How can I retrieve ...
2
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2answers
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Remove default favicon on localhost

I developed a website with a favicon and now every time I access localhost (for my other projects), I get that same favicon showing up. I'm on OSX, using Chrome. I tried clearing the cache; it flashed ...
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Replace or disable OS X dns cache?

I'm having trouble with OS X's dns cacher and I'm wondering if it's possible to simply disable it or replace it with a better / more configurable program? I don't suppose it's as easy as deleting an ...
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Where is the Mac Divx Web Player 7 cache folder?

Until recently, I was using Divx web player 1.4.2 because it seemed to be the least buggy. It was saving files in users/xxxxxx/movies/divx movies/temporary added files and was deleting them when the ...
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1answer
513 views

How can I good performance from an OSX install on a USB stick?

I installed OSX on a USB stick, using a HFS+ filesystem. Although the OS is fully functional, it is incredibly slow, with frequent spinning wheel cursor. I am using the fastest (and most expensive) ...
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1answer
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Why does Safari retain login information after clearing cookies and history, even after full reset?

Safari appears to retain login information, site preferences, or cookies even after clearing history, cache, cookies, etc. I even tried Reset Safari..., which I understand should restore Safari to ...
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1answer
727 views

How to clear browser disk and memory caches from the Terminal in Mac OS X

I'm debugging an Adobe Flash application my team and I have developed. Each time we update the application SWF files, we need to clear the browser caches. We also need to delete AssetCaches and setup ...
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Where is the cache in which Flash videos are saved in Chrome on Mac OS X?

On Mac OS X, what is the location of the cache in which Flash videos played in Chrome are stored?
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1answer
3k views

moving google chrome cache to RAM in OSX

saw an article on lifehacker suggesting using a ramdisk, but wondering if there is a way to do it without going through all of that. (in *nix i believe you can just ln -s to a dir which is created in ...
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302 views

Redirect website to local folder

There are programs which can download copies of websites to browse offline but can any of these or using something like the hosts file allow and app to access data stored locally as if it was ...
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1answer
325 views

Optimize read/write speed of a SINGLE file via caching (Mac OS X 10.4)

My bookmarks.html file is 40 MB in size. Anytime I edit a bookmark in Bookmark Manager (Firefox), I find myself waiting 5-10 seconds for the operation to complete. (If I open up Activity Monitor, I ...
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Location of Chrome cache on Mac OS X

After a bit of Googling, I'm able to find the location of Chrome cached files on Windows but not on OS X. Would anyone know what the location is for Mac?
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How can I force Safari to perform a full page reload, without using the mouse?

I'm using Safari to preview web pages as I develop them on my local server. I've got 'Disable Caches' checked in the Develop menu. And yet Safari is still working from a cached version of a stylesheet ...
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2answers
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OS X Windows Remote Desktop Client cache location

Where are the cache file(s) located for Windows Remote Desktop Client for Mac OS X? Specifically the "allow bitmap caching" setting is saving the bitmap files to the cache somewhere. I'm running RDC ...
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Safari on Mac OS X Cache lasts after 'Empty Cache'

So, I broke a website with some server changes oops. I roll back the changes I made, hit cmd-R, and oh noes, it is still broken. But I relax thinking, there must be something held in safari's cache so ...
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1answer
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Mail on OS X not fetching new Gmail mail – Among other issues

It started after my 10.6.3 update. I'm basically looking for a "Clear cache" button in Mail. It won't fetch new Gmail (big problem), and there are six copies of the same message in my Inbox that ...
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Fonts still missing in Flash after cleaning caches

I was having a problem with missing fonts in Flash CS4, so I cleaned the font caches using the following commands in Terminal: sudo atsutil databases -remove atsutil server -shutdown atsutil server ...
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Clearing Cache in Mail on Snow Leopard

Can anyone tell me how to clear the cache in the Mail application on Snow Leopard? I noticed that it was automatically backing up my gmail messages so it ended up caching 11GB of emails even though ...
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711 views

What's wrong with my OS X web browsers?

My OS X Tiger machine's browsers often don't work. Usually the page just times out. If I clear the cache, then often it will work once, then fail again. Sites I view frequently usually fail to load ...