How To Install BleachBit 1.4 On OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3, Fedora 20, Fedora 19, CentOS 7 And CentOS 6

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, BleachBit is an open-source, cleanup program that gets rid of the temporary files on your computer, reduces the number on unnecesary files, in order to increase the free space and the system performance. BleachBit is the Linux equivalent of the CCleaner, that runs on Windows.

The latest version available is BleachBit 1.4, which has been released a while ago, coming with the below changes and fixes:

Multi-platform changes:

  •  Firefox: Fix DatabaseError: no such table: moz_hosts
  • Firefox: Purge the table moz_hosts in places.sqlite for the option url_history
  • Firefox: Delete Necko Predictive Network Actions
  • Firefox: Delete more session restore files
  • Google Chrome: fix error cleaning autofill_dates
  • Adobe Reader: use wildcards instead of specific versions
  • Clean netMRL history in VLC media player
  • Clean GIMP version 2.8
  • Improve support for Liferea

Linux and Unix specific changes:

  • Pass control of the ~/.cache/mozilla directory from the System – Cache cleaner to the Firefox – Cache cleaner
  • Clean additional locale directories
  • Clean .mask files in Easytag
  • Clean more history in the Links web browser
  • Add packages for CentOS 7 and RHEL 7

In this article I will show you how to install BleachBit 1.4 on OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3, Fedora 20, Fedora 19, CentOS 7, CentOS 6 and their derivative systems.

Because it is not available via any repository, we have to download the bleachbit rpm package and install it via command-line. Follow the instructions for your system exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install BleachBit 1.4 on OpenSUSE 13.1:

$ wget katana.oooninja.com/bleachbit/sf/bleachbit-1.4-1.1.opensuse131.noarch.rpm
$ sudo zypper install bleachbit-1.4-1.1.opensuse131.noarch.rpm

How to install BleachBit 1.4 on OpenSUSE 12.3:

$ wget katana.oooninja.com/bleachbit/sf/bleachbit-1.4-1.1.opensuse123.noarch.rpm
$ sudo zypper install bleachbit-1.4-1.1.opensuse123.noarch.rpm

Optional, to remove BleachBit 1.4 on OpenSUSE systems, do:

$ sudo zypper remove bleachbit

How to install BleachBit 1.4 on Fedora 20:

$ wget katana.oooninja.com/bleachbit/sf/bleachbit-1.4-1.1.fc20.noarch.rpm
$ sudo yum install bleachbit-1.4-1.1.fc20.noarch.rpm

How to install BleachBit 1.4 on Fedora 19:

$ wget katana.oooninja.com/bleachbit/sf/bleachbit-1.4-1.1.fc19.noarch.rpm
$ sudo yum install bleachbit-1.4-1.1.fc19.noarch.rpm

How to install BleachBit 1.4 on CentOS 7:

$ wget katana.oooninja.com/bleachbit/sf/bleachbit-1.4-1.1.centos7.noarch.rpm
$ sudo yum install bleachbit-1.4-1.1.centos7.noarch.rpm

How to install BleachBit 1.4 on CentOS 6:

$ wget katana.oooninja.com/bleachbit/sf/bleachbit-1.4-1.1.centos6.noarch.rpm
$ sudo yum install bleachbit-1.4-1.1.centos6.noarch.rpm

Optional, to remove BleachBit 1.4 from either Fedora and CentOS, do:

$ sudo yum remove bleachbit

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