a cache stores temporary data nearby so that it can be retrieved much more quickly than fetching it from the real backing store (disk, network), or recalculating some result all over again

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Unable to view search results in the Activities Overview for locations I have previously disabled but now re-enabled in the settings

I just went into Settings > Search > Search Locations, disabled the search results for my home directory and then re-enabled them with the little slider next to the item. However even after ...
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Merge Chromium and Chrome cache dirs

As the title says, is it possible to point both Chrome and Chromium cache directories to the same directory? I mean, is it a simple link between the two directories enough or it will raise problems?
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squid server configuration issue

I installed the squid3 cache server in Ubuntu sucessfully and I configured squid.conffile (http access allow) and made http proxy ip changes in Firefox browser. Whenever I try to access something in ...
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squid cache not working properly

I installed the squid3 cache server in Ubuntu sucessfully and I configured squid.conffile (http access allow) and made http proxy ip changes in Firefox browser. Whenever I try to access something in ...
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squid caching problem

I installed the squid3 cache server in ubuntu sucessfully and i configured squid.conf file ("http access allow") and made http proxy ip changes in firefox browser. When ever i tried to access some ...
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Cache files from a Windows share

Is there a option to cache files from a Windows share? Branch Cache for Linux/Ubuntu? I would think the best option would be in Samba, but I can't find anything. The Windows Sever would be in the ...
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How to fix init system

I would like to know how to fix systemd when it gives me an error at boot time (such as the welcome to emergency mode error). I've had that problem before and I had to reinstall Ubuntu. I heard from ...
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video caching server

I am willing to configure any open access video caching server that will be placed at the main server of an organization and which does not demand client to change network setings(http proxy) in their ...
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Drop cache pages and memory (cleaning the cache) as normal user

Some times I need to clean the system cache by doing the steps below: sync su echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches as you can see, I need root privileges for this purpose. Is there any way to do ...
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View size of CPU cache through the command-line?

How do I view the size of my CPU cache using the command-line? I want to view information on L1, L2 and L3 cache. Also, would it be possible to ouput only information on cache, so that all other ...
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Cannot uninstall php-memcache using terminal

I uninstalled php5 from my computer with command sudo apt-get -y purge php.* running this command will show me this message in terminal: Errors were encountered while processing: php5-memcache ...
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How do I partition my SSD to benefit of the speed?

I've watched a few videos on Youtube and read a little bit on the internet about partitioning. But it is still unclear to me how to partition my 4 drives. Besides a Raspberry Pi and VM I have no Linux ...
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Downloading and playing audio from cache

I was wondering if there was a way to download (only audio) and play a youtube video. How does one read and download from cache using the terminal?
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L3 cache appears as disabled

In my XPS 8700 i7 4790, the comand lshw shows that the 8MB L3 cache is disabled, does this mean that the L3 cache is not working? should I not use ubuntu and go back to windows? does the operating ...
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Prevent Ubuntu RAM increase rapidly?

I have ubuntu server 14.04 installed in my server. And i have vsftpd server that provide download file test for testing purpose. my question is why if client download the ftp file, my server ram is ...
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Disable RAM memory caching for a particular program

I am running few benchmarks test using binaries made out of C. Is there anyway so I can ask kernel not to cache any part of these binary programs?
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Removal of files in sudo (Terminal) [closed]

Should I remove this file in my terminal for better performance? In a simpler explanation should I run: cd ls rm -r .cache for better performance? My assumption is that it will have to compile ...
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cache request miss graphite sitespeed.io

I want to send data from sitespeed.io to graphite using this command sitespeed.io -u http://www.sitespeed.io --graphiteHost localhost -m 5 --graphiteNamespace sitespeed -b firefox -n 3 I think the ...
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File cache slows down disk IO

I have this config: Linux peti-H97M-D3H 3.13.0-66-generic #108~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Oct 8 10:08:09 UTC 2015 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux with 12GB RAM, Sandisk Extreme II SSD and i7-4770K. I must ...
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How to get Windows-like caching behavior for USB external drive

The problem: Thunar claims that it's written my files to a thumb drive, then I spend 15 minutes waiting for the drive to unmount. I understand it has to do with the write cache. I hope there's a way ...
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EnhanceIO persistent udev rules not firing on reboot - Ubuntu 14.04.3

Abstract : I've installed enhanceIO and enhanceio-dkms from the daily PPA at http://ppa.launchpad.net/enhanceio/daily/ubuntu/ giving version 0+git20130406-0~69~ubuntu14.04.1. Everything seems to be ...
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Purpose of '~/.cache' directory and when is it safe to delete? [duplicate]

What is the purpose of every user's ~/.cache directory? Under which circumstances can it be deleted, when should one be careful about its contents?
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SSD-caching vs OS on SSD - which is faster?

I have an Alienware laptop with a 750GB HDD and a 32GB SSD-cache. I currently have a Windows 10 partition that I only use for maintaining the SSD-cache and drivers. The laptop is useless for gaming ...
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Removing app cache

I recently installed cairo-dock, and it was working great, but now it is all buggy, so I tried to reinstall. I did sudo apt-get purge cairo-dock sudo apt-get clean sudo reboot now Then when I came ...
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deleted /var/cache on ubuntu 14.04 and apt-get and other programs crashes on terminal

I have installed Ubuntu alongside windows and have allocated only 10GB for the root. I kept getting messages that there's no space so I found according to the best voted answer in the following that ...
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Ubuntu Clearing Solid State Cache from other OS

I have a dual boot set up on my laptop with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04. My laptop has a 1TB hard drive (with two partitions for the OSes) and a 24 GB SSD for caching. I have the SSD set up to cache ...
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Is it advisable to delete ~/.cache files?

~/.cache/* Is it good to delete all the files in .cache folder?
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Delete RStudio cache in Ubuntu after Upgrade 0.99.467

After I upgrade to the newest version, which I downloaded from the website, RStudio opens with a blank window. This happened to me when I also upgraded it on Windows but I was able to resolve by ...
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Is it possible to use APCu with XAMPP on Ubuntu?

I've spent two days trying to install it with my php5.5.15 on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS. Just curious if anyone out there ever got it to work. If so, please help.
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Preloading Files

I want to pre-load some Files / Programs into the memory, ram, cache to open / access them faster. I already tried creating a tmpfs, ramfs System https://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/RAM-Disk_erstellen (Sorry ...
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AptProxyCache Comparison

I have viewed this page about AptProxyCache but seems all are the same, is there any more differences between them such as performance, deploy difficulties and maintain costs? UPDATE: The ...
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How do I clear cache of ubuntu phone?

Hi my ubuntu touch phone (BQ 4.5) is running out of memory. I'm looking for GUI way to make space, most likely by clearing .cache folder. I'm happy to install app, use file manager, simply all ...
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Get firefox cache from localhost page?

So accidentally I deleted the directory of my website with rm -rf. The server is not running, but the page is open on my computer in Firefox. Is there any way to get the javascript files? I'm in ...
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How can I look for a smart radio player that automatically restart when the buffer gets empty?

I am tired to have the streaming broken. I tried rhythmbox, totem, audacious, even vlc where I configured 5 seconds of cache. The sound stops for a while then continue, most of times from the same ...
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Firefox cache2 'doomed' folder

I was recently looking in my Firefox cache as I have made it so that it does not cache: And I found this folder called doomed: ...
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Squid Cache Problems

I'm new to Ubuntu (and Webmin, Squid, etc). I Installed everything and got the squid3 running, but I'm stuck in initialze cache part. When I click on it, the result shows: Error - Perl execution ...
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squid3.3 config directives help in Trusty Tahr 14.04

I have problem with my squid.conf file and I able to make some changes myself but not every change i could have done to make it work properly according my need i have a 10 to 40 client at local ...
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Where is the Mozilla Firefox cache located?

I have got Mozilla Firefox installed, and am aware of the issues with nasty things like phishing scripts from images ending up in my browser's cache. And so that I don't have to just empty my cache ...
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Mutt attachments in cache

I am planning to try out mutt (and if it feels "solid" enough, migrate from Thunderbird) Do I need to use offlineimap or some other solution to save the attachment locally, or does the built-in ...
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Steam client GUI rendering glitch (flickering, weird overlay). Also affects Strife game

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook 2,1 with 4gb RAM (about 3gb usable). All other games run fine, but the Steam client itself renders all wonky, and Strife has the same problem as Steam. Links ...
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How do I configure the Ubuntu SDK to use a proxy cache?

The Ubuntu SDK sets up emulators for me, which seems to involve a call to click chroot which then runs debootstrap. How do I pass through my proxy server settings through to debootstrap? I want to do ...
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Software Centre is missing icons

I have a problem with Ubuntu Software Centre not showing icons for available apps, e.g: Is there a command to refresh the icon cache for Ubuntu Software Centre?
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Kdecache-user taking up lots of space

My computer has started to show signs of a bloated root partition. I checked it out using ncdu and discovered that the directory at /var/tmp/kdecache-user/ has swelled to 1.6 gigs. After doing a ls ...
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Is it possible to limit cache memory to a process?

I am using network capture tool named dumpcap and it is consuming too much cache memory. So other processes getting no memory to run. htop command shown cache memory as 29 GB in Meters. Can ...
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Location or arp cache

I can see my arp cache if I enter arp into the terminal. I want to know the file location of the arp cache in Ubuntu.
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Simple html cache for Ubuntu Server 14.10

Which is the best system for html cache in Ubuntu Server? I have some sites in hosting on my dedicated server. I installed and set APC, I enable the cache of Apache. The sites are all made in ...
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Java applications do not work in Ubuntu 14.04

I have had working Java environment til Yesterday, I cleared my all files and folders in /tmp/ then restarted my computer after that I can not get any Java applications (Chrome, Firefox, Thunderbird, ...
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Installing files from archive cache

How to make a backup of apt archive cache? If I make a backup of the archive cache can I install the applications in the current system to any system, which is running the same OS, using the archive ...
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Deleted /var/cache

My computer was slowing down, and I saw that deleting /var/log and /var/cache could help, so I did it... I didn't know /var/cache was so important, I tought it would just rebuild itself and deleting ...
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Why does Firefox ignore the `304 Not Modified` status sent by the webserver?

For my site, Firefox 32.0 seems not to cache a CSS file of my Nikola 7.1.0 installation and ignores the 304 Not Modified response by the webserver. What also puzzles me, is that it sends the 2nd ...