What is the default location for the Firefox or Chromium web browser to store data?
Also, where are the temporary data and cookies, along with user profiles, stored?
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Chromium cache is kept under
Firefox cache is kept under
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.
I think this information about the location of cookies is out of date. In Ubuntu 16.04 using Mozilla 50.1.0 the cookies are not stored in -
In fact this Cache folder does not exist. The cookies are stored in an SQLite database file called cookies.sqlite. So the correct path name is -
Just to make it a bit more complicated you have to use an SQLite database browser to look at them. I hope this helps.
Hi you can browse through your
/home/$your-username folder, in mine I have it as
Generally speaking, people use
~/ as a shortcut for
so for Mozilla it will be under
for Chromium it will be under
you can use nautilus file manager to browse through those directories.