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shrink firefox database

Terminal - shrink firefox database
find ~/.mozilla -name '*.sqlite' -exec sqlite3 {} VACUUM \;
2012-04-26 15:09:54
User: kev
Functions: find
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shrink firefox database

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find ~ -name '*.sqlite' -exec sqlite3 '{}' 'VACUUM;' \;
2009-02-07 10:45:41
User: ggyy_sun
Functions: find
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Compress information DBs of firefox to speed up the launch of browser.

find ~ -name '*.sqlite' -exec sqlite3 '{}' 'VACUUM;' \;

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What others think

C:\> for %i in (*.sqlite) do (sqlite3 %i VACUUM)
Comment by kev 166 weeks and 2 days ago

Not only is this command a duplicate, it's a duplicate of a one YOU already submitted.

Comment by flatcap 166 weeks and 2 days ago

What is the benefit?

Comment by Habitual 166 weeks and 2 days ago

@Habitual: Firefox stores a lot of data in sqlite databases. This command finds them and tidies them up -- saving space and speeding up access.

Comment by flatcap 166 weeks and 1 day ago

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