Ubuntu Cleaner is a tool that makes it easy to clean your ubuntu system.
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Ubuntu Cleaner




Ubuntu Cleaner is a tool that makes it easy to clean your Ubuntu system. Ubuntu Cleaner can free up disk space and remove private information from your computer.

  • Clear browser cache
  • Clear APT cache
  • Clear thumbnail cache
  • Remove unneeded packages
  • Remove old kernels
  • Remove old installers


Installation via PPA:

$ sudo apt install software-properties-common
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gerardpuig/ppa
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install ubuntu-cleaner

Installation via .DEB (for unsupported Ubuntu versions only):

$ wget https://launchpad.net/~gerardpuig/+archive/ubuntu/ppa/+files/ubuntu-cleaner_1.0.4-1_all.deb
$ sudo apt install ./ubuntu-cleaner_1.0.4-1_all.deb
$ rm ubuntu-cleaner_1.0.4-1_all.deb


$ git clone https://github.com/gerardpuig/ubuntu-cleaner.git

To run the program from source:

$ ./ubuntu-cleaner

To run the unit tests:

$ make test

To create a .deb package:

$ make deb
$ make clean

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