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Android Studio: Change the Cache Location

February 19, 2015Category: IT
Note: This is an updated article to reflect the stable release of AS. If you are looking for the old one, please see here . Android Studio (AS) creates a local directory .AndroidStudio to cache its own data. In most environments, this is acceptable. However, the size of the directory can easily…

Set Up a Local DNS with Synology DiskStation

February 18, 2015Category: IT
The last days I tried to set up a local DNS cache thing on my Synology, just to use up the CPU a bit more. Why? Because once the request is in the cache, it's much faster :) So, here is a simple tutorial to set up the DNS on your Synology box. Prerequisites There are, of course some prerequisites…

PyCharm: Change the location of .PyCharmXX

October 1, 2014Category: IT
In the good practice of IntelliJ application, PyCharm creates its own cache directory in your home. Mind you this can get really big (300Mb+) and if you sync your home with a networked drive, you'll get penalised (time-wise). Following this discovery (my login/logout time is up to 30mins because…

Android Studio: Change the Cache Location (AndroidStudioBeta)

September 30, 2014Category: IT
Android Studio (AS) creates a directory .AndroidStudioBeta (which will likely be .AndroidStudio once it's launched officially). This happens for each user and looks like a cache directory, where local bits are stored. Unfortunately, the size of mine (after only a couple of projects) is of about…

IntelliJ: Change the default cache location (e.g. .IntelliJIdeaXX)

September 30, 2014Category: Software
Everything started from a problem I had with PyCharm, where it would create a ".PyCharm30" directory in my home, which would end up being about 300Mb, with a lot of files (2000+files, approx 200 directories). This gets taxed since my home dire gets synced at login/logout with a networked drive…

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