2 App Cleanup Manager Filesystem in Ubuntu

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There are two application cleanup filesystem manager that you should install in ubuntu. the application is Gconf Cleaner and Cruft. The both application is already available in the ubuntu software center.

The following little description of both the application and how to install and use both applications in ubuntu

GConf Cleaner

2 App cleanup manager file system in ubuntu - GConf Cleaner

GConf Cleaner is app with simple graphic user interface that allows ubuntu users to delete obsolete and unused entries stored in the Gconf database. careful when using GConf-Cleaner because it may remove some useful GNOME entries.

To install it under Ubuntu 11.10/11.04, running command below in terminal:

sudo apt-get install gconf-cleaner

or  you also can install gconf-cleaner via ubuntu software center, in the search box type “gconf-cleaner

to use gconf-cleaner, press Alt+F2 then type “gconf-cleaner” then follow the wizard


2 App cleanup manager file system in ubuntu - cruft

Cruft is a app command-line based that allows user to scan system for inappropriate files and entries by taking into account what resides in the dpkg database. It will remove orphaned files left during installation/removal of packages.

To install Cruft under Ubuntu 11.10/11.04, run the following command in terminal:

sudo apt-get install cruft

run cruft in terminal, by type following command

sudo cruft

need more cruft options type :

man cruft


cruft -h

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