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Clearing the favicons

Firefox (and other browsers) commonly save the favicon of each homepage. If you are in the progress to test different favicons you need to actively clear the Firefox's favicon cache, which is not as trivial as it sounds ;-)


I used the second option which works really well:

  1. install SQLite Manager (Firefox: Tool, Add-ons, install and restart Firefox)
  2. Tools, SQLite Manager, Connect and select following file (on my Linux box): ~/.mozilla/firefox/kuaimwpt.default (kuaimwpt is something like a random filename...), then select places.sqlite
  3. goto moz_favicons table and empty (as described in the link above)