How To Install Profile Cleaner 2.30.1 On Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 10.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Profile Cleaner is a script that reduces the size of the browser profiles by reindexing the functions and organizing the sqlite databases, via sqlite3′s vaccum. It has support for the most popular browsers and email client, including: Firefox, Chrome, Chromium, Konqueror, Midori, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird, TOR and Newsbeuter.

The latest version available is Profile Cleaner 2.30.1, which has been recently released.

In this article I will show you how to install Profile Cleaner 230.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna,LXLE 14.04, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Peppermint Five Debian Jessie and Debian Wheezy.

For Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivatives, Profile Cleaner 2.30.1 is available via PPA, so all you have to do is add the needed ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the profile-cleaner package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graysky/utils
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install profile-cleaner

Optional, to remove profile-cleaner, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove profile-cleaner

For Debian Jessie and Debian Wheezy, we will use the same PPA for Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy), but we have to add the repository and key by hand, update the local repository index and install the profile-cleaner package. Like this:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/graysky/utils/ubuntu quantal main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/graysky.list'
$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/graysky/utils/ubuntu quantal main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/graysky.list'
$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys FF7F9516
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install profile-cleaner

Optional, to remove profile-cleaner, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove profile-cleaner

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