How to install BleachBit Disk Space Cleaner in Ubuntu 18.04
In this article, we will learn How to install BleachBit Disk Space Cleaner in Ubuntu 18.04. BleachBit is an open source ccleaner alternative utility for Linux-related operating systems. BleachBit System Cleaner was written using Python programming language and initially was released in 2008 under the GNUV3 license. These are all major operating systems. Linux is a cross-platform application available for Microsoft Windows, MacOS. Delete Temporary internet files, Unwanted website cache files, cookies, log files, also clean Memory unwanted space and SWAP space on Linux.
Follow the below steps to install BleachBit Disk Space Cleaner in Ubuntu 18.04:
Before starting the installation of BleachBit Disk Space Cleaner, update the package and repository of Ubuntu 18.04 using the command given below.
itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for itsmarttricks: Ign:1 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic InRelease Err:2 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic Release Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs Ign:3 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Hit:4 http://ppa.launchpad.net/alessandro-strada/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease Hit:5 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release
After updating the packages & repositories, now we are ready to install BleachBit Disk Space Cleaner package. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.
itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt install bleachbit [sudo] password for itsmarttricks: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be installed: python-gobject-2 python-gtk2 python-notify Suggested packages: python-gobject-2-dbg python-gtk2-doc The following NEW packages will be installed: bleachbit python-gobject-2 python-gtk2 python-notify 0 upgraded, 4 newly installed, 0 to remove and 54 not upgraded. Need to get 1,139 kB of archives. After this operation, 6,505 kB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y Get:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 python-gobject-2 amd64 2.28.6-12ubuntu3 [180 kB]
As you can see above we have successfully installed the BleachBit package. Now to confirm the same use the below command.
itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -l bleachbit Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad) ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-==============-============-============-================================= ii bleachbit 2.0-2 all delete unnecessary files from the
To open the Bleachbit Disk Space Cleaner application just type the command bleachbit on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
You can also open the BleachBit Disk Space Cleaner graphically using search your computer box. Refer to the snapshot below.
How To Uninstall BleachBit Disk Space Cleaner in Ubuntu 18.04?
For any reasons, if you don’t like BleachBit Disk Space Cleaner and want to uninstall the application from your system using the following command.
itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -r bleachbit (Reading database ... 196096 files and directories currently installed.) Removing bleachbit (2.0-2) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2ubuntu0.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.2) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...
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