How To : Clean Up Junk Files on Ubuntu
An operating system always create temporary files in each process. On Ubuntu, there are a lot of unnecessary temporary files, for example when installing the application, the downloaded deb files are stored in the hard drive, it is only used when installing the application, after that, all those downloaded deb files are just junk files and make your hard drive full (if you don’t clean them up).
To clean those junk files, you can use Ailurus. This is a comprehensive tool. Because Ailurus not only cleaning the junk files, but it also can be used to install applications, edit the repositories, and much more.
Ailurus has the ability to clean the following junk files :
- Recent Documents
- Nautilus thumbnails cache
- APT cache
- autoremove packages
- unused software configuration
- Linux kernel unused files
Download Ailurus from Google Code, select the suitable deb file with the Ubuntu version you’re currently using.
Install it, and then run it.
Go to “Clean up” menu, ok, now can you choose which files you will delete.Very easy, isn’t it?
Happy tweaking ..