Bleachbit doesn't do anything on Ubuntu 11.10

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Ever since upgrading to 11.10, when I try to run Bleachbit (latest versions), the controls ghost out as if it's working, but there's no drive activity and no log of what's being done. I left it that way for at least half an hour and saw no results. Any suggestions as to why this might be happening?

bleachbit deletes some files in /tmp which I want to protect

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I offload my roundrobin databases (*.rrd) and some html files into /tmp/monitorix-data and periodically sync them back to my physical disc. Bleachbit (v0.91) deletes them which is bad... It doesn't however touch my browser profile dir which is also in /tmp under /tmp/username-chromium. Is this expected or a bug?

# bleachbit --clean system.cache system.localizations system.trash system.tmp
/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/ GtkWarning: could not open display
warnings.warn(str(e), _gtk.Warning)
info: starting BleachBit version 0.9.1

Linux Fedora Core 15: /usr/lib/locale/locale-archive still large after removing all but one locale


After running bleachbit 0.8.7-1 on Linux Fedora Core 15 as root to remove all but 'en' locales (that removed 400 meg of files!), I see that /usr/lib/locale/locale-archive is still 100 meg, and the command 'locale -a' lists 100 or so locales. Trying to run the command build-locale-archive fails because locale-archive-tmpl has been truncated to an empty file. If I delete locale-archive* and then do yum reinstall glibc-common, I end up with many locales reinstalled and the locale-archive is 100 Meg. Suggestions?

Clean windows or mac install from linux

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Hi - I'm wondering if there is a way to clean a windows (or Mac) install from Linux using bleach bit...we are using debian and would like to be able to clean windows and Mac hard drives from debian.

Thanks for your time,


Bleachbit is wiping Google Chrome Extension Preferences

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I'm running Bleachbit 0.8.8 and whenever I do a wipe it is also wipining my Google Chrome Extension Data.... For instance my LastPass gets wiped out and so does my WiseStamp extension (For Gmail Signatures)

I though Bleachbit avoided nuking preferences for extensions?

gxine playlist history cleaning

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I would suggest to add the cleaning of the gxine play list history
located here : $HOME/.config/gxine/playlist

Many thanks for BleachBit !

Brasero Cleaning

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I would like to suggest cleaning for Brasero burning software under Linux. Brasero automatically saves a Recent Projects list that I would like to be cleaned. If that can be added that would be awesome. Thanks.

Ubuntu: Error when starting up as normal user

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I'm trying to run BB under Ubuntu Natty (11), and I get this in the console:

info: starting BleachBit version 0.8.7
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/bleachbit", line 804, in
gui = GUI()
File "/usr/bin/bleachbit", line 783, in __init__
File "/usr/bin/bleachbit", line 714, in create_window
operations = self.create_operations_box()
File "/usr/bin/bleachbit", line 448, in create_operations_box
self.tree_store = TreeInfoModel()
File "/usr/bin/bleachbit", line 70, in __init__

Gnome3: Background removed after the clean up.

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Hi everybody, just writing here to inform you that probably Bleachbit it's not ready for Gnome 3.
When I run the application it usually remove the background and I need to set it again. That's not so strange since the last version was out before Gnome 3.
I'm Just trying to make my little contribute, I didn't find out what make it remove the background. I don't know if it was something already known.
If is something new I can investigate more and give you more information and thank you for this great piece of software.

new ubuntu 11.04


the new ubuntu Natty 11.04 arrived,

soon bleachbit 0.8.7-1 compatible with ubuntu natty 11.04 ?

the password "admin" (root) does not exist

example :

[Errno 13] Permission non accordée: '/usr/share/locale/haw/LC_MESSAGES'
[Errno 13] Permission non accordée: '/usr/share/locale/haw'
[Errno 1] Opération non permise: '/usr/share/locale/sd/LC_MESSAGES/'
[Errno 13] Permission non accordée: '/usr/share/locale/sd/LC_MESSAGES'
[Errno 13] Permission non accordée: '/usr/share/locale/sd'
[Errno 1] Opération non permise: '/usr/share/locale/ar/LC_MESSAGES/'


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