Posts Tagged ‘opera cache’

How to Clear a Browser Cache

Monday, April 25th, 2011

Here’s another one of those “basic tech tips that are worth repeating” type posts …

Ghacks regulars know how to clear the cache of their web browser. I get support emails occasionally from new readers who do not know how to do that, or who, when asked to clear the cache, do not know how to do it. Telling customers how to clear the cache was a regular thing back when I worked in tech support, and it was not always easy to guide those users through the process.


How to Change the Opera Cache Directory

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Yesterday, we had an article that described the procedure for changing the cache directory for Google Chrome … so it makes perfect sense that today we’ve got an article that describes how to change the cache directory for Opera.

Only Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has options to change the temporary Internet cache directory in the graphical user interface directly. Firefox and Opera require configuration file changes that can be done in the browser, while Chrome is the only one that requires startup parameters (see How To Change Google Chrome‚Äôs Cache Location And Size).