In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Ubuntu Cleaner on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Ubuntu Cleaner is a utility tool that is designed to help users clean up their Ubuntu system by removing unnecessary files, such as old package files, cached data, and temporary files. This helps to save space on your hard drive and increase your system’s performance.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Ubuntu Cleaner on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Ubuntu Cleaner on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install curl gpg gnupg2 software-properties-common apt-transport-https ca-certificates
Step 2. Installing Ubuntu Cleaner on Ubuntu 22.04.
By default, Ubuntu Cleaner is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to add the Ubuntu Cleaner repository to your list of repositories:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gerardpuig/ppa
Next, refresh the APT cache and install Ubuntu Cleaner using the following command below:
sudo apt update sudo apt install ubuntu-cleaner
Step 3. Accessing Ubuntu Cleaner.
Once the installation is complete, you can start Ubuntu Cleaner by searching for “Ubuntu Cleaner” in the dashboard or by clicking on the Ubuntu Cleaner icon in the applications menu or you can start Ubuntu Cleaner by running the following command from your the terminal:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Ubuntu Cleaner. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Ubuntu Cleaner on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Ubuntu Cleaner website.