ccleaner type for linux

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by mack_guy911, Jun 19, 2009.

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  1. mack_guy911

    mack_guy911 Registered Member

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  2. Beavenburt

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    Looks to be a good tool. Linux accumulates a load of junk just as Windows does. I'm a little scared to try this though. Is it mature enough?
     
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    Installed it and ran it. Works great and Linux seems to be a bit faster. :)
     
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    I couldn't resist!
    Installed and ran it cautiously and stayed well away from "System". It appears to have worked well and reclaimed a fair few megs of space. Of course it's nothing you can't do yourself but it makes life a lot easier. Nice find.
     
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    I just thought sod it. So I have just opened bleachbit as root, checked everything and clicked delete. About 30 seconds later it's telling me it's deleted 470megs of data!!! Rebooted.
    I reckon you're right cheater, there does seem to be an increase in speed. Whether it's just in my mind or not, i'm not entirely sure but to my eye there appears to be a speed increase? The system feels snappier.
    Anyone else?
     
  6. Pedro

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    http://lwn.net/Articles/313679/

    Not all is negative, but you should read that article for an overview.
     
  7. lodore

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    any temp files should be stored at /tmp which depending on distro is cleared roughly once a week.
     
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