BleachBit 0.9.6

BleachBit 0.9.6 adds support for LibreOffice and includes improvements for wiping free disk space, Google Chrome, Firefox,, winapp2.ini, and more.


November 15, 2013: BleachBit 1.0 has been released.

These are the changes since version 0.9.5:

  • Improve wiping of free disk space
  • Google Chrome: Fix error message no such table: keywords_backup: /home/foobar/.config/google-chrome/Default/Web Data
  • Google Chrome: Fix error message Favicons is version 25
  • Google Chrome: delete more cache
  • Clean Apache 3.4.1
  • Clean LibreOffice 4
  • if history file has not changed, do not save it
  • Adobe Acrobat: use wildcards to generically support more versions (suggested by Gogeden)
  • Do not clean VLC while it is running
  • Specific to Linux
    • Thunderbird: clean indexes on Fedora
    • Firefox: clean minidumps (crash information)
    • Clean more IcedTea (Java) cache
    • Add packages for Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) and Fedora 18 (Spherical Cow).
  • Specific to Windows
    • Firefox: clean thumbnails
    • Fix support for DetectOS option in Winapp2.ini. This option sets the required operating system version (XP, Vista, 7, 8, etc.)
    • Add winapp2.ini: support arbitrary/custom LangSecRef

Known issues

Newer versions of Google Chrome give the error "Favicons is version 26". Fixed in BleachBit 1.0 beta.


  • Update Basque thanks to gorkaazk.
  • Update Brazilian Portuguese thanks to Neliton Pereira Jr..
  • Update Croatian thanks to freedomrun.
  • Update English (United Kingdom) thanks to Andi Chandler.
  • Update Esperanto thanks to Anthony, Kristjan SCHMIDT, Ivan Camilo Quintero Santacruz.
  • Update Estonian thanks to Jalakas.
  • Update French thanks to Nicolas Delvaux, Célestin Taramarcaz.
  • Update German thanks to Gerjet Kleine-Weischede, DNS, Phillip Sz.
  • Update Indonesian thanks to Abdul Munif Hanafi.
  • Update Kirghiz thanks to Chynggyz Jumaliev.
  • Update Lietuvių thanks to Algimantas Margevičius, Liudas Ališauskas.
  • Update Polish thanks to Paweł Szerszon, Mateusz Kacprzak.
  • Update Russian thanks to Aleksey Kabanov.
  • Update Slovak thanks to Eduard Hummel.
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