How to change the disk cache dictionary?

Asked by Kuan on 2009-06-22

How to change Epiphany's disk cache dictionary because of the HDD of machine I'm using is "SSD".I don't want to load it usually.

Under FireFox,the way to change the cache dictionary is enter "about:config" in URL and add a new string:"browser.cache.disk.parent_dictionary";"/dev/shm(this is a RAM disk)".

Does it available under Epiphany by the same way?

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A. Denton
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2013-05-26
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A. Denton (aquina) said : #1

I didn't understand what is has to do with your HDD being of SSD type or not. Assuming you just want to change the directory because you ran out of space somewhere I suggest to have a look at "about:cache" to check your memory cache. Normally the browser does not swap too much data to disk. In "about:config" (which exists) you can indeed stop caching to disk in case it's required.

Best A. Denton (aquina) said : #3

I'm a bit unsure whether you know what "/dev/shm" or "tempfs" really is. In case you already had a look at "about:cache" and the settings of your epiphany browser you'd have had already known it's easy to use memory in RAM and avoid HDD at all. Simply set the HDD space to 0 Mb and EMPTY it (Epiphany settings --> Privacy). Then reopen about:config and verify "Disk cache device". The storage in use should now be 0 Kib wheraby the "Memory cache device" is heavily in use.

A. Denton (aquina) said : #4

Is the problem yet solved?

A. Denton (aquina) said : #5

Unfortunately I do not have the powers to change the state of this question to SOLVED, EXPIRED or INVALID. Someone here at Launchpad either grant me that permission or simply apply the change in state to this question, please.