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BleachBit 2.2

We are pleased to announce BleachBit 2.2. The latest release brings major improvements to startup speed, cleaning Google Chrome and Firefox, Winapp2.ini support, and more.

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Freeze your credit reports

As you read the news headlines, you see there has been another massive data breach with millions of accounts exposed. What can you do to avoid identity theft? Besides having strong, unique passwords, consider freezing your credit reports from the three major credit bureaus. You can do the whole process online, and it takes about 5-10 minutes per bureau.

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BleachBit 2.1 beta

Please test BleachBit 2.1 beta.

Changes

For a list of changes see the commit log, Launchpad bug tracker, and GitHub bug tracker.

Tests

These tests are for both Windows and Linux.

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BleachBit 2.0

We are pleased to announce BleachBit 2.0, one large step for open source system cleaning software. The latest release brings major improvements to infrastructure, security, stability, and the framework.

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BleachBit 1.19 beta

UPDATE

February 27, 2018: BleachBit 2.0 has been released.

Please test BleachBit 1.19 beta, which replaces BleachBit 1.17 beta. Since BleachBit 1.12 there have been many big changes "under the hood" to the underlying parts of the system and that affect many parts of the application, so BleachBit 1.17 beta was tested for 10 months, the longest ever. Now BleachBit 1.19 beta is expected to be a solid release.

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BleachBit 1.17 beta

Please test BleachBit 1.17 beta, which replaces BleachBit 1.15 alpha. Since BleachBit 1.12 there have been many big changes "under the hood" to the underlying parts of the system and that affect many parts of the application, so your help is appreciated to test a wide variety of the BleachBit's functions on many systems.

UPDATE

Decembef 30, 2017: BleachBit 1.19 beta has been released.

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BleachBit 1.15 alpha

Please test BleachBit 1.15, which replaces BleachBit 1.13 alpha 1. Since BleachBit 1.12 there have been many big changes "under the hood" to the underlying parts of the system and that affect many parts of the application, so your help is appreciated to test a wide variety of the application's functions on many systems.

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BleachBit 1.13 alpha 1

UPDATE

January 15, 2017: BleachBit 1.15 alpha has been released.

Please test BleachBit 1.13 alpha 1. This release is just for Windows.

The focus of the release is to test significant changes.

How to Delete Secret Emails from Microsoft Exchange Server

Do you have private, secret, or confidential emails on your Microsoft Exchange server that you do not want someone else to see? One user of BleachBit seems to have mixed success with this task: on one hand some emails have been found, and on the other emails were deleted "so that even God could not read them."

BleachBit "stifles investigation" of Hillary Clinton

The IT team for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton used the open source cleaning software BleachBit to wipe systems "so even God couldn’t read them," according to South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy on Fox News. His comments on the "drastic cyber-measure" were in response to the question of whether her emails were simply about "yoga and wedding plans."

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