Android Studio: Change the Cache Location

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 exceed 300Mb and, if […]

PyCharm: Change the location of .PyCharmXX

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 of this and other files), I […]

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