anyone use Klean Sweep? SOLVED

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anyone use Klean Sweep? SOLVED

Postby mdquince on Sat Feb 06, 2010 10:15 am

I have been checking out Klean Sweep and when I ran it it found like 10,000 files to delete now I maybe new to linux and a little paranoid but I know better then that. I used it once before and when I deleted those files you guessed it mint 8 would not even start the next time i started up my computer so does any one know the proper settings to just delete the files that I really do not need without needing to reinstall mint 8 again? and to those who have helped me with honest basic answers THANK YOU.
I have fixed most of the problems and of course it was mainly because I was deleting stuff that mint 8 needed.
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Re: anyone use Klean Sweep?

Postby Husse on Mon Feb 08, 2010 7:36 am

Don't use tools like that unless you are extremely short on disk space
Some redundant files won't harm you, in Windows they may but basically not in Linux
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Re: anyone use Klean Sweep?

Postby antiquexray on Mon Feb 08, 2010 7:42 am

I use Bleachbit
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Re: anyone use Klean Sweep?

Postby mdquince on Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:15 am

Bleachbit looks great but should i run it as normal as a root??
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Re: anyone use Klean Sweep?

Postby mdquince on Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:25 am

never mind I ran it both ways and boy did I have a lot of crap it deleted....lol THANKS!
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Re: anyone use Klean Sweep?

Postby antiquexray on Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:44 pm

BTW, checkout YouTube bleachbit. There is a nice little tutorial.
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Re: anyone use Klean Sweep? SOLVED

Postby mdquince on Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:05 am

I USED IT AND MY COMPUTER RUNS SLOWER THEN IT USED TO. THINK I'M GOING TO LEAVE WELL ENOUGH ALONE....LOL
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