Test BleachBit 0.8.2 beta

Please test the new BleachBit 0.8.2 beta which with enhancements, bug fixes, and translation updates. In particular, please test:

  • Shred files found by cleaners. (Enable overwriting in the preferences.)
  • Shred files (preferably with ridiculously long filenames) by clicking File - Shred Files.
  • Wipe free disk space. (This may take 10-30 minutes depending on how much free disk space you have.)
  • Review the new documentation "Shred files and wipe disks".
  • Test Kurdish translation.
  • Windows
    • Install BleachBit on Windows. During installation, uncheck translations. Set the Windows language something other than English. Start and exit BleachBit: there should be no error message.
    • Start BleachBit on Windows XP with language set to non-English. BleachBit should start. Then, preview cleaners which use %localappdata% such as Firefox: the preview should show some files.
    • Delete form history in Internet Explorer 7 and 8. Verify it is really gone.
    • Delete user assist history: it is included in Windows Explorer - Most Recently Used.

To look for regressions follow the standard tests on the "Testing" page.


Remember: beta releases are more likely to contain bugs and are recommended only for testing. Use with caution.

Report any bugs to the bug tracker.



November 15, 2010: BleachBit 0.8.2 has been released.


Translators, please update your translations.

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