Cache path of Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird changed to ~/.cache

Bug #1280540 reported by Ding Zhou on 2014-02-15
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ubuntu Tweak
Medium
Ding Zhou

Bug Description

Link:https://github.com/tualatrix/ubuntu-tweak/issues/24

With release 21 of Mozilla (as milestone mention), cache path changed in Linux (unix-like) disributions:

Firefox: ~/.mozilla/firefox/ → ~/.cache/mozilla/firefox/
Thunderbird: ~/.thunderbird/ → ~/.cache/thunderbird/
The bug report which brought the change:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=239254

This is a question in Ask Ubuntu shows the case with Ubuntu Tweak with quick solution which may help:
https://askubuntu.com/questions/375831/ubuntu-tweak-and-mozilla-firefox-and-thunderbird-cache

Ding Zhou (tualatrix) on 2014-05-03
Changed in ubuntu-tweak:
milestone: 0.8.7 → 0.8.8
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
Ding Zhou (tualatrix) on 2014-05-04
Changed in ubuntu-tweak:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
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