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modify cache how to

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I want to modify Firefox cache so it works like it did in the previous version, i.e. not broken into multiple folders but rather all are shown in a row without being in folders.

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Installed Plug-ins

  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • npsitesafety
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.10.2 for Mozilla browsers
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
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  • VLC media player Web Plugin 2.0.0
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Application

  • Firefox 19.0.2
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  • VideoDownloader 1.1.1 (videodowloader@videodownloader.net) (Inactive)

Javascript

  • incrementalGCEnabled: True

Graphics

  • adapterDescription: RADEON 9200
  • adapterDescription2:
  • adapterDeviceID: 0x5961
  • adapterDeviceID2:
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  • adapterDrivers2:
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  • adapterRAM2:
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  • windowLayerManagerType: Basic

Modified Preferences

  • accessibility.typeaheadfind: True
  • browser.cache.disk.capacity: 358400
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.first_run: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.use_old_max: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size_cached_value: 358400
  • browser.cache.memory.capacity: 16000
  • browser.display.show_image_placeholders: True
  • browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion: 4
  • browser.search.param.yahoo-fr: chr-greentree_ff&ilc=12&type=198484
  • browser.startup.homepage: https://www.ixquick.com/eng/
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID: 20130307023931
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone: 19.0.2
  • browser.urlbar.autocomplete.enabled: True
  • dom.disable_window_status_change: True
  • dom.mozApps.used: True
  • extensions.lastAppVersion: 19.0.2
  • font.name.serif.x-western: MS Serif
  • keyword.URL: http://search.yahoo.com/search?ei=utf-8&fr=greentree_ff1&type=198484&ilc=12&p=
  • network.cookie.prefsMigrated: True
  • network.http.max-connections: 48
  • network.http.max-connections-per-server: 16
  • network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-proxy: 16
  • network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-server: 8
  • network.http.pipelining.maxrequests: 8
  • network.http.request.max-start-delay: 0
  • places.database.lastMaintenance: 1362550393
  • places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages: 13404
  • places.last_vacuum: 1362117073
  • plugin.disable_full_page_plugin_for_types: application/pdf
  • plugin.expose_full_path: True
  • privacy.donottrackheader.enabled: True
  • privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs: True

Misc

  • User JS: Yes
  • Accessibility: No
iamjayakumars
  • Top 10 Contributor
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Goto Firefox Menu > Tools > Options > Privacy

History > Firefox will "Use Custom Settings for History"

and modify according to your need.

the-edmeister
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Good luck trying to modify the cache folder system .....