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Project details
Programming languagePython
AuthorAndrew Ziem
Latest release4.2.0 []

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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.

Author and Maintainers

BleachBit is under development by Andrew Ziem.

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