shrink firefox database

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

By: kev
2012-04-26 15:09:54

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C:\> for %i in (*.sqlite) do (sqlite3 %i VACUUM)
kev · 471 weeks and 5 days ago
Not only is this command a duplicate, it's a duplicate of a one YOU already submitted.
flatcap · 471 weeks and 5 days ago
What is the benefit?
Habitual · 471 weeks and 5 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.
flatcap · 471 weeks and 5 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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