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What's new in BleachBit 1.6:
- Google Chrome: fix error "Favicons is version 29"
- Google Chrome: clean application cache directory.
- Google Chrome and Chromium: in the Preferences (JSON) file clean a list of HTTP servers that used SPDY, which can be used to track servers to which the browser was connected
- Firefox: clean more session restore files
- LICENSE TYPE:
- GPL (GNU General Public License)
- OUR RATING:
- DEVELOPED BY:
- Andrew Ziem
- USER RATING:
- ROOT \ Desktop Environment \ File managers
Features at a glance
Key features include the ability to free cache, delete logs, shred temporary files, clear Internet history, delete cookies, as well as to discard junk. It supports cleaning of over 1000 applications at the same time, and features a simple graphical user interface with clearly labeled options for safe wiping.
Before starting the cleaning operation, the user must set up some basic settings, such as to check periodically for software updates, start the application when the computer starts, overwrite files to hide content.
In addition, you can also add custom file and folders for deletion, choose writable folders for each drive for which to overwrite free space, delete extra languages from the system, as well as to add file and folders that you don't want BleachBit to delete.
It cleans everything you want it to clean!
BleachBit is known for being very app-friendly, supporting a plethora of open source or proprietary software projects, such as Mozilla Thunderbird, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, VLC Media Player, SeaMonkey, LibreOffice, Oracle Java, Adobe Flash Player, Chromium, and many more.
It will clean anything you want it to clean, such as cache, cookies, form/download/URL history, crash reports, DOM storage, passwords, session restore, site preferences, search engines, recent documents, temporary files, chat logs, broken desktop files, clipboard, memory, rotated logs, trash, and much more.
Summing up, BleachBit is a unique and extremely handy application that will do exactly what it promised from the get-to, clean your computer, free disk space and maintain privacy. It is supported on a wide range of GNU/Linux platforms, installable from the default software repositories of your distribution.
BleachBit was reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on November 19th, 2014