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Default location is ~/.adobe/Flash_Player/AssetCache but I would like to move it to ~/.cache

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@Eliah, I would like to put the cache inside ~/.cache/ for example: ~/.cache/adobe/Flash_Player –  karolszk Aug 6 '12 at 20:21
    
In that case, mutzmatron's answer below may do what you need. –  Eliah Kagan Aug 6 '12 at 20:23
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Would creating a symlink suffice? I.e.

ln -s ~/.adobe/Flash_Player/AssetCache ~/.cache/AssetCache

Note this still stores the data at the original location and the symlink is at ~/.cache. You can also do the reverse if you first move the cache (make sure flash is closed when you do this):

mv ~/.adobe/Flash_Player/AssetCache ~/.cache/
ln -s ~/.cache/AssetCache ~/.adobe/Flash_Player/AssetCache

Also as Eliah Kagan pointed out as ~/.cache already exists, it's better to place the adobe cache inside this location if desired.

I'm not sure whether adobe will let you change this setting - I've never come across this option anywhere.

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Hello @mutzmatron, my preferred solution is of course without symbolic links to ~/.adobe. :-) –  karolszk Aug 6 '12 at 20:27
    
@karolszk: Agreed - but that or the reverse may be your only option - I've posted it here as an answer as a workaround for the case that. A better answer may not be not available. –  mutzmatron Aug 6 '12 at 20:29
    
thanks! Probably Adobe know nothing about $XDG_CACHE_HOME.. :-( –  karolszk Aug 6 '12 at 20:35
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