“I am using Ubuntu Linux. I love CCleaner to wipe off all my history and junk files in Windows Os. Is there any utility like CCleaner for Linux Os?” 🙂
Yes, there is a freeware utility – BleachBit(A very good alternative to CCleaner). BleachBit is available for both Windows and Linux operating system.
What is BleachBit?
BleachBit is a open source software. It deletes unnecessary files to free valuable disk space, maintain privacy, and remove junk. With this freeware utility you can get rid off old clutter including cache, cookies, Internet history, localizations, logs, temporary files, and broken shortcuts.
It wipes clean Adobe Reader, Chromium, Firefox, Flash, GIMP, Google Chrome, Google Earth, Internet Explorer, Java, KDE, OpenOffice.org, Opera, RealPlayer, Safari, Skype, VIM, and more.Â All in all, BleachBit will offer you the possibility to get back disk space as well as keep your privacy.
Key Features of “BleachBit”:
- Freeware utility
- Free to share, learn, and modify (open source)
- Free of adware, spyware, and malware
- Shred files to hide their contents and prevent data recovery
- Overwrite free disk space to hide previously deleted files
- Portable app for Windows: run without installation
- Command line interface for scripting and automation
How To Install BleachBit in Ubuntu Linux?
Just download BleachBit for Linux from this link. Download .deb package and install it. Run BleachBit utility and select the areas you wish to clean. Then run the cleaner as I shown in below screenshot,
I have not tested this utility in Windows. If anyone checked this in Windows please share your views about BleachBit. Do you really think BleachBit is a best alternative for CCleaner? 🙂