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Is there a setting that I can tell Firefox to delete history after a certain number of days?

The functionality for automatically deleting entries older than a certain number of days is no longer available in Firefox, not in the Tools | Options, not even in the about:config.

However, when trying to see if there were still ways to do this, I came across a promising add-on (which warns you that the first time it runs it could take a while): Expire history by days https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/expire-histor...

The free Ccleaner doesn't have an option of specifying how many days of browsing history to retain, just a checkbox for whether or not to delete the browsing history from Firefox. However, Ccleaner can be handy for "Compact Databases" in Firefox, which will recover and reorganize the various .sqlite files that Firefox uses, which includes places.sqlite, which contains, among other things, the browsing history. (Firefox should be closed before running Ccleaner.)

I haven't paid for the "Professional" version of Ccleaner, so I don't know if that gives you number of days of browsing history to retain.
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