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How to do basic maintenance and cleaning on Ubuntu [Guide]
Posted By Derrik On September 4, 2013 @ 9:32 AM In Linux | No Comments
New to Ubuntu and curious about basic package cleaning? This guide will help you! In no time at all you’ll be able to clean apt-cache, browser cache, application cache, old system data, and even free space.
This guide will work on any version of Ubuntu. Bleachbit , a program that is discussed in this guide, can also be used on other Linux distributions, and even Mac and Windows.
Cleaning your Apt-cache
sudo apt-get autoclean
Removing unnecessary packages
sudo apt-get autoremove
Cleaning Everything else
You can clean your apt-cache in bleachbit, but it’s very helpful to know how to do it in the command line.
sudo apt-get install bleachbit
New users to Ubuntu and Linux in general may have trouble understanding basic techniques to keep their installation clean. Luckily, with this guide, you’ve learned exactly how you can clean your packages and other aspects of your Ubuntu installation.
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