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Tool and Usage

BleachBit is an open source tool focused on maintaining your privacy by cleaning up sensitive data on the system.

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With the help of BleachBit, the system can be kept clean and increase privacy in the process.

Items that can be cleaned by BleachBit include:

  • Browser cache

  • Cookies

  • Internet history

  • Temporary files

  • Log files

The tool can 'shred' files to ensure the data can no longer be retrieved, opposed to just deleting it.

Usage and audience

Author and Maintainers

BleachBit is under development by Andrew Ziem.

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Project details
Latest release 2.0 [2018-02-28]
Last updatedMarch 4, 2018

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