CCleaner Alternatives for Linux

    CCleaner is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is BleachBit, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to CCleaner and seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to CCleaner are Stacer (Free, Open Source), FSlint (Free, Open Source), Click&Clean (Free) and Czkawka (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 28, 2021

    1. BleachBit deletes unnecessary files to free valuable disk space, maintain privacy, and remove junk. Rid your system of old clutter including cache, cookies, Internet history, localizations, logs, temporary files, and broken shortcuts.
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      BleachBit vs CCleaner opinions
      Almost everyone thinks BleachBit is a great alternative to CCleaner.
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      JohnFastman BleachBit is open source and does a thorough job of deleting various files that could reveal what you've been up to, from cookies to temporary files and other junk. It can't replace CCleaner on Mac, but on Windows and Linux it is arguably better and more trustworthy.
      Top positive comment  over 4 years ago

      Simplicity and the fact that it's Open Source and the flexibility of the software, because it's the only one which adapt his functionnality to the environment !
      Top positive comment  almost 5 years ago

      RubiousOctopus Can't clean windows registry
      Top negative comment  almost 3 years ago

      It's open source and privacy focused along free software with multiplartform support
      Positive comment 28 days ago

      mARCUS420 Simple, Fast, Open source, Ad-free
      Positive comment 6 months ago

      JohnDangerbrooks While still not a perfect alternative, it has many of CCleaner's features and none of its malicious behavior.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      elrey741 really awesome open source alternative, and also allows you to script the cleaning process through the CLI, which helps when you have to do it a lot.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    2. Stacer is an open source system optimizer and application monitor that helps users to manage entire system with different aspects, its an all in one system utility.
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    3. FSlint is a utility to find and clean various forms of lint on a filesystem. I.E. unwanted or problematic cruft in your files or file names. For example, one form of lint it finds is duplicate files. It has both GUI and command line modes.
      FSlint vs CCleaner opinions
      Most users think FSlint is a great alternative to CCleaner.
      Barely similar. Their feature set is mutually exclusive. One can have both.
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

      o18382 It can find duplicates files
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      • Waterfox
      • Pale Moon
      • Firefox
      Click&Clean is a free, fast and easy-to-use extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that can be used as a powerful private data Cleaner.
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      Click&Clean vs CCleaner opinions
      Some users think Click&Clean is a great alternative to CCleaner, some don't.
      It's not for the system, but for the browser...
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

      JohnFastman Click&Clean is intended for clearing browsing information (e.g. cookies, LSOs) from your Chrome/Chromium/Opera/Vivaldi or Firefox browser. It is configurable, but doesn't delete temporary files from your computer like CCleaner does. You can use both and benefit in different ways.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

      Click and Clean is an extension for google chrome intended to clear browsing data
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

    4. Czkawka is a simple, fast, written in Rust and easy to use app to remove unnecessary files from your computer.
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    5. Sweeper helps to clean unwanted traces the user leaves on the system.
      Almost everyone thinks Sweeper is a great alternative to CCleaner.
    6. Extremely fast duplicate file finder for Windows, Mac & Linux.
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