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what is the default location for Firefox or chromium web browser to store data.Also where does the temporary data and cookies along with user profiles are stored?

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possible duplicate of Temp Internet files –  Bruno Pereira Dec 20 '11 at 12:37
    
but where are the cookies and all my data stored? –  coder Dec 20 '11 at 12:39
    
Even if web browser don't follow it nowadays, I think it's good to point out that the XDG Base Directory Specification should be the answer to this question. –  jcollado Dec 20 '11 at 12:59

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Chromium cache is kept under ~/.cache/chromium/Default/Cache.

Firefox cache is kept under ~/.mozilla/firefox/*.default/Cache.

You can navigate to those using Nautilus and selecting View > Show Hidden Files (or press Ctrl+H on a nautilus window).

The user's profile for Firefox is kept under ~/.mozilla/firefox/*.default/. It contains cache, addons, user settings, etc.

The user's profile for Chromium is kept under ~/.cache/chromium/Default, also contains all the files related to the user: cache, settings, addons, etc.

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Hi you can browse through your /home/$your-username folder, in mine I have it as /home/home

Generally speaking, people use ~/ as a shortcut for /home/$your-username

so for Mozilla it will be under ~/.mozilla.

for Chromium it will be under ~/.cache/chromium.

you can use nautilus file manager to browse through those directories.

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