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Where does Firefox store temp files like browsing history and can I change the location?

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In Internet Explorer and Windows I changed the location where temp files are stored to an external hard drive. I would like to change the Firefox temp file location, also, to improve performance and lifespan of my solid state drive. Is this change possible?

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Firefox stores your personal data in the Firefox Profile Folder


You can create a new profile on that other drive.