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How to efficiently clear Cookies and History, yet preserve manually pinned Top Sites?

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Hi everyone,

Clearing all cookies and history is something that I frequently do. Unfortunately, doing so also removes all Top Sites that I may have manually pinned in new tab (Firefox Home).

Do you know of an efficient way to prevent that to happen when clearing absolutely all the rest? Just preserve the pinned tabs, nothing else.

I know that in about:config, they also have they special entry: browser.newtabpage.pinned, and I think it does kind of make sense to see these manually pinned tabs more as bookmarks than as temporary cookies, really.

Thanks for your time :)

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Type about:preferences#privacy<enter> in the address bar. The button next to History, select Use Custom Settings.

Turn off Always Use Private Browsing Mode Turn on Remember My Browsing And Download History At the bottom of the page, turn on Clear History When Firefox Closes. At the far right, press the Settings button. Turn on Cache and Form And Search History and whatever else you want.

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I can't reproduce this. I have 2 pinned tabs and i clear all the history without cookies and after relaunch is still there.

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Type about:preferences#privacy<enter> in the address bar. The button next to History, select Use Custom Settings.

Turn off Always Use Private Browsing Mode Turn on Remember My Browsing And Download History At the bottom of the page, turn on Clear History When Firefox Closes. At the far right, press the Settings button. Turn on Cache and Form And Search History and whatever else you want.

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Thanks a lot! I must have done something wrong or stupid without noticing; I'm very happy it works now. Have a very nice day!

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