Is system cleanup/optimization needed
i am looking for a sofware that would clean up registry , temporary and log files on ubuntu. Is there an equivalent to the windows CCleaner freeware? cheers
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Usually, there is no need of a cleaning software to speed up an Ubuntu machine. There is no registry in Linux and temp files are on
Log files are on
A few little things you can do manually:
Due to the package management automatic dependencies installations, you may have auto installed package that are not needed anymore. Remove them with:
Look at your swap to see if it is used heavily (not enough RAM):
The last line will tell you swap size, used and free. If use is high and you see on the above line
Browsers caches usually can be cleaned from the browser preferences.
Or as suggested in other answers, you can use Ubuntu Tweak! :)
You can use http://ubuntu-tweak.com/
It let you clean cache from browsers, packages no longer needed, old kernel, and many more.
I don't think there's such thing as a registry in Ubuntu. You have a package index, package and config files, cookies, etc.
To clean up Ubuntu, you can use Ubuntu Teak
Also, take a look at these tips
Hope it helps.