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Old 10-10-2005, 12:04 PM   #1
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clear cache remotely [mozilla]


I've a problem with a linux machine (Debian Sarge) and i have ssh access to it. What i want to do is clear the cache of the browser(mozilla).

Also is there a way to edit the mozilla preferences from the command line. I want to set the browser so it doesn't store cache or that it clears the cache every hour/day.

any ideas?
 
Old 10-11-2005, 05:00 AM   #2
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If you have ssh you can use it to forward X. From a terminal in an X session:

ssh -X user@hostname

Then start mozilla:

mozilla or
mozilla-firefox (depending on your distro).

The remote mozilla will open on your local X display. Depending on your connection, it may be a little slow, but it will work.

Make the changes you want to make to the cache, then exit.

HTH
 
Old 10-11-2005, 05:56 AM   #3
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You can edit pref.js according to this
To clear the cache delete the contents under the cache directory.
 
  


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