Test BleachBit 0.8.1 beta 2

Please test the new BleachBit 0.8.1 beta 2 which with new features, bug fixes, and translation updates. In particular, please test:

  • In Firefox 3 delete DOM Storage.
  • In Google Chrome, clean Cookies.
  • In Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Internet Explorer, verify BleachBit deletes evercookies. Make sure in BleachBit to remove Flash Cookies (Local Shared Objects).
  • Clean VLC (VideoLAN Client)'s .ini configuration file.
  • Test Traditional Chinese translation.
  • Linux
    • Test under Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.
    • Test under Mandriva 2010.1.
    • When running as root (or administrator/sudo), open a web link such as the Help - Contents. It should not open a web browser.
  • Windows
    • Test Adobe Reader, Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Office, Opera, Safari, Seamonkey, Thunderbird, Yahoo Messenger. A change was made in how these find the %localappdata% directory, especially on Windows XP.
    • Delete Internet Explorer cookies: this now includes DOM Storage (HTML 5 cookies).
    • Delete Internet Explorer history: this now includes the last session.
    • Delete Silverlight cookies.
    • Vacuum Safari.
    • Clean Safari cookies: it should remove local storage (HTML 5 cookies).
    • Clean Safari history: it should remove the last session.
    • Clean memory dumps. To create a dump manually on Windows XP:
      1. open regedit
      2. goto HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\i8042prt\Parameters
      3. create key called CrashOnCtrlScroll as dword
      4. set value to 1
      5. reboot windows
      6. press right CTRL and then SCROLL LOCK twice

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



October 5, 2010: BleachBit 0.8.1 has been released.

NOTE: Most downloads are beta 1 because beta 2 contains changes mainly for Windows.


Translators, please update your translations.

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