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CheckPlaces v2.1 adds Database Vacuuming [Firefox]

By • Mar 18th, 2010 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

CheckPlaces Firefox extension was originally built to clean-up your Firefox bookmarks by detecting and deleting duplicate bookmarks, empty folders and dead or failed (invalid) web pages. CheckPlaces version 2.1 now has the option to compact and optimize your Firefox databases, vacuuming is now part and parcel of this must-have Firefox extension.

Optimize Firefox Databases With a Single Line of Code and Vacuum Places Add-on

By • Aug 22nd, 2009 • Filed under: Browsers, Firefox, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

In Firefox 3 Bookmarks and browsing History are stored in SQLite databases. Like any other database, the SQLite databases get fragmented with time, added to that, your default history time span in Firefox 3.5 was increased from 9 to 90 days. These increase the possibility of having a bloated and cumbersome database which subsequently leads […]