Install Ubuntu Cleaner on Ubuntu

Ubuntu Cleaner is a useful graphical user interface tool for the Ubuntu Operating system that makes it easy to clean your system. Ubuntu Cleaner does free up hard disk space and enhances the performance of your system.

Ubuntu cleaner helps you to remove the:-

  • Clear browser cache
  • Clear APT cache
  • Clear thumbnail cache
  • Remove unneeded packages
  • Remove old kernels
  • Remove old installers

In this article, we know about the installation process of Ubuntu cleaner on the Ubuntu operating system.

Installation Ubuntu cleaner 

Open the terminal (ctrl+shift+t) and apply the following command 

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y

Install Software Properties

sudo apt install software-properties-common

Add PPA for Ubuntu cleaner package

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gerardpuig/ppa

Refresh/Update the System

sudo apt-get update

Install Ubuntu Cleaner

sudo apt install ubuntu-cleaner

Launch Ubuntu Cleaner from Application Menu. You can see the various sections e.g. App section, personal section, and system section left side of the Ubuntu cleaner screen. Select the desired section which you want to remove and click on the Clean button. 

Ubuntu cleaner
Once the cleaning process is complete, you will see the below screen.

Although the above-mentioned commands are supported for all the latest versions of Ubuntu.  If the above commands don't support your Ubuntu operating system then you can follow the below process in order to install Ubuntu Cleaner via .DEB file.

Download the latest .deb file for Ubuntu Cleaner


Install Ubuntu Cleaner

sudo apt install ./ubuntu-cleaner_1.0.4-1_all.deb

Remove the .Deb file as it is not required more

rm ubuntu-cleaner_1.0.4-1_all.deb

Launch Ubuntu cleaner from Application Menu


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