How to speedup Firefox by VACUUM’ing FF’s sqlite databases

Firefox easily often gets like Hersheys’s Syrup.
What may help is to cleanup the SQlite3 databases Firefox uses to store _SHIT_

First see that you have sqlite3 installed:
apt-get install sqlite3

Then stop/kill/murder all your firefox procs.

Run the following from a console:
for i in $(find ~/.mozilla -type f -name '*.sqlite' -print);do sqlite3 $i "VACUUM;";done

Most garbage in your firefox databases should now be clean. Fire it up again.

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