[kde-linux] How to delete KDE cache?

Larry Alkoff labradley at mindspring.com
Sat Nov 4 20:03:41 UTC 2006

Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Saturday 04 November 2006 17:33, Larry Alkoff wrote:
>> KDE keeps a nearly 1 gig series of cache files in
>> /var/tmp/kdecache-lba/html/"letter"
>> where "letter" is a single letter of the alphabet.
>> How can I delete this cache, preferably from the command line?
> Well, you can do it from Konqueror's settings dialog, section cache.
>> rm -rf /var/tmp/kdecache-lba/html/*  ??
> Should work as well, but be sure KDE for this user is not running, i.e. either 
> not logged in at all or just logged in on a console terminal.
> Cheers,
> Kevin

Thanks for your informative reply Kevin.

I would like to rm -rf from a backup script run from a root xterm while 
I am also logged in to KDE as user.
Would that cause problems?  I don't want to mess up KDE!


Larry Alkoff N2LA - Austin TX
Using Thunderbird on Linux

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