My ~/Library folder has gotten very large. Inside this ~/Library folder is a folder name Caches. This folder 5.5 GB. Can this Caches folder be trashed.
Yes. Enjoy this sweet release.
and savor the sensation when the next program to write to that folder finds the folder misssing. Usually the slow down to rebuild all the cached files isn’t worse than whatever you are experiencing now to cause you to want to purge.