Friday, September 4, 2009


I got tired of manually keying in commands to wipe my Firefox surfing history and cache so I decided to write my own shell script called "wipefox".

echo “Clearing Firefox surfing history and cache”
sudo srm -rllv .mozilla/firefox/*.default/*.sqlite
sudo srm -rllv .mozilla/firefox/*.default/Cache/*
sudo srm -rllv .mozilla/firefox/*.default/OfflineCache/*

#"wipefox" written by commandrine.
#Please send comments and queries to commandrine[at]gmail[dot]com.
#Version 1.0 dated 4th Sept 2009.
#Pre-requisite is having "secure-delete" installed. Install it using "sudo apt-get install secure-delete".

Lazy to write the script? Download it here.

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