[browser] No option for deleting cache

Bug #1296364 reported by Niklas Wenzel on 2014-03-23
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ubuntu UX
Medium
Giorgio Venturi
webbrowser-app
Medium
Unassigned
webbrowser-app (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned
webbrowser-app (Ubuntu RTM)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

The only way to do this is by deleting the respective files in /home/phablet/.local/share/webbrowser-app/.

-- SOLUTION --

Clearing the cache will be available from the settings screen, once this is implemented.
https://docs.google.com/a/canonical.com/presentation/d/1Qrd4Flfs3EH-fI79IfrYgLdAx2nce-L7ve8NKLCX324/edit#slide=id.g3583da3f4_00

Related branches

lp:~osomon/webbrowser-app/new-ui-rtm
Merged into lp:webbrowser-app at revision 644
Bill Filler: Approve on 2014-07-30
PS Jenkins bot: Approve (continuous-integration) on 2014-07-30
Kajetan (kajetan-krischan) wrote :

This option was once available, but it seems that is has disappeared in r250 (14.04).
You might also want to delete the files in /home/phablet/.cache/webbrowser-app/thumbnails/

Bill Filler (bfiller) wrote :

there used to be an option in the HUD to clear the history but the HUD is no longer enabled. Need to make sure we provide an option for this

Changed in webbrowser-app:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Olivier Tilloy (osomon)
tags: added: rtm14
Changed in webbrowser-app (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
assignee: nobody → Olivier Tilloy (osomon)
Daniela Ferrai (dferrai) on 2014-06-24
Changed in ubuntu-ux:
assignee: nobody → Benjamin Keyser (bjkeyser)
John Lea (johnlea) on 2014-07-22
summary: - No option for deleting history and cache
+ [browser] No option for deleting history and cache
Changed in ubuntu-ux:
assignee: Benjamin Keyser (bjkeyser) → Giorgio Venturi (giorgio-venturi)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged

Finding this feature singled out in a "functional overview" of desired features and so tagging for our qa review.

tags: added: qa-daily-testing qa-touch
Bill Filler (bfiller) wrote :

there is now a way to delete your history from the new history view. still no way to clear cache, updated his bug to reflect that

summary: - [browser] No option for deleting history and cache
+ [browser] No option for cache
summary: - [browser] No option for cache
+ [browser] No option for deleting cache
Olivier Tilloy (osomon) wrote :

Clearing the cache will be available from the settings screen, once this is implemented.

Changed in ubuntu-ux:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Bill Filler (bfiller) wrote :

@giorgio
Can you advise where we should put clear cache button? on drawer, settings, or maybe on history page?

Changed in ubuntu-ux:
status: Fix Committed → Confirmed
description: updated
Changed in ubuntu-ux:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
tags: added: ota-1

See comments above. This is going to be available in settings screen

Olivier Tilloy (osomon) on 2014-10-21
tags: added: design-gap
Olivier Tilloy (osomon) on 2014-10-24
Changed in webbrowser-app:
assignee: Olivier Tilloy (osomon) → nobody
Changed in webbrowser-app (Ubuntu):
assignee: Olivier Tilloy (osomon) → nobody
Olivier Tilloy (osomon) on 2014-11-12
Changed in webbrowser-app (Ubuntu RTM):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in webbrowser-app (Ubuntu):
importance: Medium → High
Changed in webbrowser-app (Ubuntu RTM):
importance: Undecided → High
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