Open Source Disk Cleaner App BleachBit Gets First Update After 19 Months

Brief: Open Source system cleaner application BleachBit version 2.0 has been released. The new version brings some improvements and new features to the most used system cleaning application on Linux.

The open source system cleaning software, BleachBit has announced its first major release, BleachBit 2.0, after one and a half year. According to the release statement, this latest update “brings major improvements to infrastructure, security, stability, and the framework.”

The open source software that has been designed for both Linux and Windows operating system helps to free disk space by cleaning many applications and various web browsers as well as putting guard on users privacy. You can call it Ccleaner alternative for Linux.

BleachBit can completely delete files leaving no traces and prevent them from being recovered. It can also hide traces of files deleted using other applications. This was one of the main reasons why it shot to fame when US politician Hillary Clinton used it to delete some controversial emails from her servers.

BleachBit 2.0 deletes cookies, clears cache and Internet history, deletes logs, shreds temporary files and discard junk files that users may not be aware of.

New features in BleachBit 2.0

BleachBit 2.0 comes along with some major changes since version 1.2 was released in 2016. Below are some of the improvements:

Download BleachBit 2.0

BleachBit 2.0 has installation packages available for Linux-based distros like Ubuntu, Fedora, Linux Mint, Debian and OpenSUSE as well as for Microsoft Windows. You can download BleachBit 2.0 for Linux from the page below:

Download BleachBit 2.0 for Linux

Don’t hesitate to share your experience with the rest of us if you have used the latest version or old version of BleachBit.