Removing useless files is the best way of getting more space on our hard drive and optimizing our PC, which can easily be done with BleachBit.
The most complete cleaning tool.
This program works like a sort of CCleaner for Linux, specialized in cleaning computers. On the one hand, it allows you to remove all those files you no longer need, releasing space. On the other, it's a safe way of getting rid of certain files you no longer want to keep, guaranteeing your privacy.
Summary of functions
Here's a short list with some of the most common actions that can be carried out with this application:
- Remove files associated to applications.
- Delete system files.
- Shred deleted files that are overwritten with useless data so they can't be recovered.
In all cases, the program allows the selection of specific elements by means of checkboxes, granting greater flexibility when it comes to using them. On the other hand, it also runs from the command line.