How to install Bleachbit in ubuntu 13.10

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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 a thousand 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.


BleachBit has many useful features designed to help you easily clean your computer to free space and maintain privacy.

Simple operation: read the descriptions, check the boxes you want, click preview, and click delete.
Multi-platform: Linux and Windows
Free of charge
Free to share, learn, and modify (open source)
No adware, spyware, malware, or browser toolbars
Translated to 61 languages
Shred files to hide their contents and prevent data recovery
Shred any file (such as a spreadsheet on your desktop)
Overwrite free disk space to hide previously deleted files
Portable app for Windows: run without installation
Command line interface for scripting and automation
CleanerML allows anyone to write a new cleaner using XML
Automatically import and update winapp2.ini cleaner files (a separate download) giving Windows users access to 1700+ additional cleaners
Frequent software updates with new features


Use BleachBit to:

Free disk space
Reduce the size of backups and the time to create them by removing unnecessary files
Maintain privacy
Improve system performance (by vacuuming the Firefox database, for example)
Prepare whole disk images for compression (common for "ghost" backups and virtual machines) by wiping free disk space


BleachBit includes a growing list of cleaners. Typically each cleaner represents an application such as Firefox or Internet Explorer. Within each cleaner, BleachBit gives options covering components that can be cleaned such as cache, cookies, and log files. Each option is given a description to help you make good decisions.

Advanced cleaners

Going beyond standard deletion of files, BleachBit has several advanced cleaners:

Clear the memory and swap on Linux
Delete broken shortcuts on Linux
Delete the Firefox URL history without deleting the whole file—with optional shredding
Delete Linux localizations: delete languages you don't use. More powerful than localepurge and available on more Linux distributions.
Clean APT for Debian, Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and Linux Mint
Find widely-scattered junk such as Thumbs.db and .DS_Store files.
Execute yum clean for CentOS, Fedora, and Red Hat to remove cached package data
Delete Windows registry keys—often where MRU (most recently used) lists are stored
Delete the recent documents list without deleting the whole Common.xcu file
Overwrite free disk space to hide previously files
Vacuum Firefox, Google Chrome, Liferea, Thunderbird, and Yum databases: shrink files without removing data to save space and improve speed
Surgically remove private information from .ini and JSON configuration files and SQLite3 databases without deleting the whole file
Overwrite data in SQLite3 before deleting it to prevent recovery (optional)

Install Bleachbit in ubuntu 13.10

You need to download the deb package from here .Once you have deb package double click on it to install.





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  1. Uallas says:

    Hi, Available and functional in 12.04? Thanks

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