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    Question Apple Safari Question.
    Is there a way to configure Safari to automatically clear history, empty the cache and reset itself when I exit the browser?

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    Not that I know of (and I don't think it's possible) but you can do one of two things that are "close":

    1. Preferences > General > Remove history items: > After one day. That won't clear it on exit but will do it regularly.
    2. Safari > Private Browsing. Browsing in private mode might suit your needs.
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    Or, you can just not go to sites you don't want anyone else to know you were visiting.

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    Does any browser have a setting to do that other than Opera? "Assuming" they haven't removed it since it's been awhile.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bobtomay View Post
    Does any browser have a setting to do that other than Opera? "Assuming" they haven't removed it since it's been awhile.
    Firefox (at least 4.0) has this feature. Go to Preferences > Privacy > Use custom settings for history > Clear history when Firefox closes.
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