How to clear browser cache on Linux

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Firefox “Menu” area by clicking on the icon in your browser in the top bar:

2. This will open a new window where you would need to click on the “Preferences” button:

This will open the web browser settings menu.

Alternatively, you can navigate to that area by entering about:preferences into to web browser’s address bar.

3. On the newly opened page, you can find the “search” form.

4. In that form, you need to type the “cache” (without quotes) word to see the cache preferences:

5. Click on the “Clear Data” button.

6. Now select the “Cached Web Content” point and click “Clear”

7. You are done!

Google Chrome

1. Find the three dots icon in the top bar and click it.

2. In the opened menu, click on the “Settings”.

3. Use the “search” form to find the “Clear browsing data” area:

4. Click on the arrow “ ▶ “ icon to open the settings window that looks like below:

5. Select “All time” in the drop-down menu, then check the “Cached images and files” option, and click the “Clear data” button.

6. You are done!

Opera

1. Click the “Settings” icon.

2. In the “Search” form type “cache” to find “Clear browsing data”:

3. Click the arrow “ ▶ ” to see the menu

4. In the opened menu select the “All time” range, check the “Cached images and files” option, and click the “Clear data” button:

5. You are done!

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