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Clear cache Microsoft Teams on Linux
#!/bin/bash
# This script cleans all cache for Microsoft Teams on Linux
# Tested on Ubuntu-like and Debian by @necrifede. Feel free to test/use in other distributions.
# Tested with Teams via snap package.
#
# How to use in terminal:
# ./clear_cache_MS_Teams.sh ( deb-stable | deb-insider | snap )
# or
# bash clear_cache_MS_Teams.sh ( deb-stable | deb-insider | snap )
# Variable process name is defined on case statement.
case $1 in
deb-stable)
export TEAMS_PROCESS_NAME=teams
cd "$HOME"/.config/Microsoft/Microsoft\ Teams || exit 1
;;
deb-insider)
export TEAMS_PROCESS_NAME=teams-insiders
cd "$HOME"/.config/Microsoft/Microsoft\ Teams\ -\ Insiders || exit 1
;;
snap)
export TEAMS_PROCESS_NAME=teams
cd "$HOME"/snap/teams/current/.config/Microsoft/Microsoft\ Teams || exit 1
;;
*)
echo "Use $0 ( deb-stable | deb-insider | snap) as parameter."
exit 1
;;
esac
# Test if Microsoft Teams is running
if [ "$(pgrep ${TEAMS_PROCESS_NAME} | wc -l)" -gt 1 ]
then
rm -rf Application\ Cache/Cache/*
rm -rf blob_storage/*
rm -rf Cache/* # Main cache
rm -rf Code\ Cache/js/*
rm -rf databases/*
rm -rf GPUCache/*
rm -rf IndexedDB/*
rm -rf Local\ Storage/*
#rm -rf backgrounds/* # Background function presents on Teams for Windows only.
find ./ -maxdepth 1 -type f -name "*log*" -exec rm {} \;
sleep 5
killall ${TEAMS_PROCESS_NAME}
# After this, MS Teams will open again.
else
echo "Microsoft Teams is not running."
exit
fi
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