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 +====== Firefox: optimize the Places database from time to time ======
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 +In your Firefox profile there'​s an sqlite database called Places, which after a while starts resembling a swollen Swiss cheese with holes. That might slow your Firefox down.
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 +You can speed your Firefox up a bit, by optimizing (vacuuming) that database: you can namely deflate that swollen Swiss cheese into a compact smaller cheese. As follows:
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 +Type the following in the URL bar of Firefox:
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 +//​about:​support//​
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 +Press Enter.
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 +Almost at the bottom of the page you get to see then, there'​s a header called //Places Database//. Click there on the button called //Verify Integrity//​.
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 +You're done! Repeat this on a monthly basis, so that your Firefox won't lose speed again because of a swollen database.
  
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