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Install BleachBit 0.9.3 in Ubuntu 11.10/11.04/10.10/10.04/9.10/9.04/8.04/Linux Mint (New Release)

BleachBit is a free and open source utility which will help you get rid of those files which clutter up your hard drive and threaten your privacy. It also includes advanced features to shred files and clean disk space to prevent file recovery.


BleachBit, the open source system cleaner, announces the public 0.9.3 which includes enhancements, bug fixes, and translation updates.

  • The new application icon looks better—especially on a black background
  • Google Chrome and Chromium: clean some more SQLite database journals
  • Google Chrome and Chromium: clean Favicons on new browser release (instead of giving an error about the database version)
  • Google Chrome, Chromium: find more bookmarks to avoid affecting history and favicons related to bookmarks, and avoid the error "KeyError: 'url'"
  • Be quiet about "Unsupported special file type" error message
  • Specific to Linux
  • Do not try to launch GUI if X is not available
  • Be quiet about "[Errno 39] Directory not empty" error message
Translation Updates:
  • Update Brazilian Portuguese thanks to Neliton Pereira Jr., Eugênio F, Yann S. Melo.
  • Update Catalan thanks to jmontane, VPablo, oriolsbd.
  • Update Dutch thanks to rob.
  • Update Lietuvių thanks to Algimantas Margevičius.
  • Update Slovak thanks to fanox, Eduard Hummel, Roman Horník, Milan Slovák.
  • Update Ukrainian thanks to Maxim Nosovets, ma, Maks Lyashuk aka Ma)(imuM.

Download and install Bleachbit:
for Other Distro's see this page.
Linux Cleaner BleachBit 0.9.1 Beta is Released

BleachBit quickly frees disk space and tirelessly guards your privacy. Free cache, delete cookies, clear Internet history, shred temporary files, delete logs, and discard junk you didn't know was there. Designed for Linux and Windows systems, it wipes clean 90 applications including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Adobe Flash, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari,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. Better than free, BleachBit is open source.