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The five best Linux file system cleaning tools

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You’ve heard all about the Windows cleaning tools — on every level. What you haven’t heard of nearly as much are tools to help clean up the Linux file system. Believe it or not, they do exist, and I want to introduce you to them. Some you may have heard of, some are functions within tools you already know, and some are just plain obscure. Regardless, each of these tools will help you keep your Linux file system clean.

1: Synaptic

There is a feature within Synaptic (it’s actually built into apt and many other package managers as well) that allows you to get rid of residual configuration files. These files are usually dependency packages left behind when you uninstall a package from your machine. This tool is incredibly easy to use.

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