BleachBit- Quickly frees disk space, removes hidden junk, and easily guards your privacy

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BleachBit quickly frees disk space, removes hidden junk, and easily guards your privacy. Erase cache, delete cookies, clear Internet history, remove unused localizations, shred logs, and delete temporary files. Designed for Linux and Windows systems, it wipes clean 70 applications including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Flash, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, Adobe Reader, APT, and more.




Beyond simply deleting files, BleachBit includes advanced features such as shredding files to prevent recovery, wiping free disk space to hide traces of files deleted by other applications, and vacuuming Firefox to make it faster.

 

Installation

If you are under Ubuntu or fedora, the repositories are not up to date, they contains always the oldest version 0.6.3, the latest version is 0.7.3.  So if you want to install from repository just type the command :

For Ubuntu :

sudo apt-get install bleachbit

For Fedora :

yum install bleachbit

Now if you want to install the latest version 0.7.3 just download and install the package for your distribution from this list :

Now if you want to delete the cache, cookies… of Firefox, just select them as described in the screenshot bellow and click delete:

Click delete and confirm:

Is all.

Usefull links : http://bleachbit.sourceforge.net/

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