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How to Install BleachBit on Ubuntu and Derivatives

Install BleachBit
Install BleachBit

Install BleachBit on Ubuntu

This post describes how to install BleachBit on Ubuntu. BleachBit is a system cleaning application available for various Linux distributions and Windows. Hence, it is a cross-platform application.

BleachBit helps to clean the unwanted files in order to increase the free space and system performance. It is equivalent to CCleaner for Windows.

It does the optimization on the following items:

  • APT Cache
  • Thumbnail Cache
  • Bash History
  • Evolution Cache
  • Firefox and Chrome Cache

This application can be installed using multiple methods.

Method 1

BleachBit is available in the basic repository of all new Ubuntu versions. Therefore you can install it easily using the following command:

sudo apt-get install bleachbit

Method 2

You can also Install BleachBit by downloading the deb file from the official website. Please check the latest version from Here!
Choose the right package according to your OS version and install using the following commands:

wget https://download.bleachbit.org/bleachbit_2.2_all_ubuntu1804.deb
sudo dpkg -i bleachbit_2.2_all_ubuntu1804.deb
sudo apt install -f

Uninstall BleachBit

If you did not like it, you can completely remove the application with the command below:

sudo apt-get remove bleachbit*

That’s it!

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