How to easily and quickly clean your system and free disk space with BleachBit.
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Your computer is filled with various types of files that you dont need or want hanging around. Given the way we work these days, much of that comes by way of the web browser cache, downloaded files, and temporary files. If you dont take care and remove those files, the applications that use or save them can become slow to respond or even not run at all.
Thats when a tool like BleachBit comes in handy. In a single sweep, BleachBit can clear caches, delete cookies, clear your internet history, shred temporary files, delete logs, and toss out junk files. BleachBit is available for both Linux and Windows and works with thousands of applications to keep your system free and clear of buildup.
The only things youll need for this are a supporting operating system (either Linux or Windows) and (in the case of Linux) a user with sudo privileges. Ill demonstrate the installation on Linux because the Windows installation is just a matter of downloading and double-clicking the BleachBit .exe file.
Im going to demonstrate the installation on both Pop!_OS Linux and Fedora Linux, which will cover both RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux)-based and Ubuntu-based installations.