Test BleachBit 0.7.2 beta

Please test the new BleachBit 0.7.2 beta which with enhancements, bug fixes, and translation updates. In particular, please test:

  • Delete Firefox 3 passwords
  • Click Help - System Information. You should see 10+ lines of information. Click Copy and verify it pastes into any another program.
  • Linux
    • In Ubuntu/Debian/Linux Mint, click the Applications menu - System - BleachBit as Administrator. Then, verify BleachBit starts.
    • Clear Konqueror cookies, current session, and URL history
    • Can you confirm the reported bug regarding contacts in Evolution?
    • You should see a passive notification reading "Done" if the previewing or cleaning process takes longer than 10 seconds (often System - Localizations) and if BleachBit is not in focus (i.e., another application is in the foreground). Both conditions must be met.
    • The notification should disappear in 10 seconds.
  • Windows
    • Windows Vista/Windows 7: Start BleachBit. You should see the UAC prompt. Whether you accept or deny, BleachBit should start (with or without administrator privileges). Try accepting and denying the UAC.
    • If you accept the UAC, then you should not get 'access denied' messages when cleaning system logs or Internet Explorer.
    • Test clearing the Recycle Bin on Windows XP, Vista, and 7: you should not see an error, and the recycle bins should be cleared. Try this when the recycle be is empty and not empty.
    • Paint MRU
    • Delete temporary files. Then, when you close BleachBit, you should not see a notice about an error log file.
    • WinRAR MRU
    • Adobe Reader 6

To look for regressions follow the standard-tests on the new "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.

Wednesday, November 25, 5:00am UTC: the Linux packages don't start. Check back soon for new packages.



November 29: BleachBit version 0.7.2 has been released


Translators, please update your translations.

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