Sweeper – clean cruft from your system

Sweeper is an open source history and temporary file cleaner for KDE 4, a powerful graphical desktop environment.

Sweeper can quickly remove temporary information, such as web page cookies, browser history, or the list of recently-opened documents.

The tool helps provide additional privacy on a system shared between multiple users. Sweeper is part of the KDE 4 utilities module.

Features include:

  • Cleans up the hard disk by removing:
    • Saved clipboard contents.
    • Recent Documents.
    • Recent Applications.
    • Run command history.
    • Thumbnail cache.
  • Cleans up web activity by removing:
    • Cookies and cookie policy.
    • Web history and cache.
    • “Favourite” Icons.
    • Form completion entries.

Website: utils.kde.org/projects/sweeper
Support: Documentation
Developer: Ralf Hoelzer, Brian S. Stephan, Benjamin Meyer
License: GNU GPL v2

Sweeper

Sweeper is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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