How do I get in to my Temp Internet files?
In running Ubuntu 11.10 on an HP Laptop I normally use Chromium but still have Fire Fox installed
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Chromium is kept under
Firefox is kept under
You can navigate to those using Nautilus and selecting View > Show Hidden Files (or press crtl+h on a Nautilus window).
For Ubuntu 11: Make sure to be in the "Home" folder first then continue with the above folder navigation.
To mark a file or directory as hidden on Linux/Unix, make sure its name begins with a "dot."
cd ~ mkdir .hidden_directory
Knowing this, open a shell.
See the ~/.cache and ~/.mozilla directories?
cd .cache ls
Two caches... one for Chrome/Chromium and one for Mozilla Firefox. The Firefox cache is ~/.mozilla/firefox/$random_profile_id.default/Cache You could also do this with a graphical file manager, but tell it to show hidden files.
In Firefox, if you choose to "open file with" when you download (for example, a .deb package). The file gets stored in:
And following the example of choosing to open a .deb package with 'software installer' it appears the file also gets copied to
command for searching:
$ find /directory/to/search -name yourFileName.extension