bleachbit 0.7.3 for openSUSE packaged


I’m pleased to announce the new Version 0.7.3 of bleachbit for openSUSE. The new Package can found in the openSUSE:Factory:Contrib Repository.

What bleachbit does? The Projectsite tells us: BleachBit frees disk space and maintains privacy. Cleans cache, Internet history, temporary files, cookies, and broken shortcuts. Cleans Bash, Firefox, Flash, Google Earth, Internet Explorer, Java, KDE, OpenOffice.org, Opera, RealPlayer, Safari, and more.

Whats happend since the last Version?
– The following changes have been made since 0.7.2:
* Cleans Mozilla Thunderbird versions 2 and 3.
* Specific to Linux
o Clean Screenlets (thanks to MixCool).

In the original Changelog was a lot more Changes, but these was just for Windows. So have a lot of Fun with the new bleachbit!

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Updated openSUSE Package: lynis 1.2.9


I’m pleased to announce a new Version of our Package lynis. Now we have the Version 1.2.9. The Package is reachable in the openSUSE:Factory:Contrib Repository. This release adds several fixes and improvements for Squid, a few new tests, and improved logging and reporting.

Updated Package for openSUSE: python-icalendar 2.1


I’m pleased to announce my updated Package python-icalendar for openSUSE. It is available in openSUSE:Factory:Contrib.

Whats happend since the last Version? Changes.txt tells us:

2.1 (2009-12-14)
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* Fix deprecation warnings about `object.__init__` taking no parameters.

* Set the VALUE parameter correctly for date values.

* Long binary data would be base64 encoded with newlines, which made the iCalendar files incorrect. (This still needs testing).

* Correctly handle content lines which include newlines.

iCalendar 2.0.1 (2008-07-11)
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* EXDATE and RDATE now returns a vDDDLists object, which contains a list of vDDDTypes objects. This is do that EXDATE and RDATE can contain lists of dates, as per RFC.

***Note!***: This change is incompatible with earlier behavior, so if you handle EXDATE and RDATE you will need to update your code.

* When createing a vDuration of -5 hours (which in itself is nonsensical), the ical output of that was -P1DT19H, which is correct, but ugly. Now it’s ‚-PT5H‘, which is prettier.

* Made the tests run under Python 2.5+

* Renamed the UTC class to Utc, so it would not clash with the UTC object, since that rendered the UTC object unpicklable.

Updated Package for openSUSE: bleachbit 0.7.2


I’m pleased to announce my updated bleachbit Package for openSUSE.

What’s new?

The following changes have been made since 0.7.1:

  • Fix deleting Firefox version 3 passwords.
  • Add new menu option to show system information useful for reporting bugs. Click Help – System Information.
  • Specific to Linux
    • Clean Konqueror cache, history, and cookies.
    • Fix bug launching BleachBit as Administrator on Ubuntu and Debian.
    • Improve the completion notification: do not show if the BleachBit application window is in focus, and if it is not, automatically remove the notification after 10 seconds.

This Package is committed to openSUSE:Factory:Contrib Repo.

Updated Package for openSUSE: rkhunter 1.3.6


I’m pleased to announce the new rkhunter Package for openSUSE.

What’s new in this package? The Project says:

This release offers more ease of use by adding more end-user configuration options and aids detection by adding and improving rootkit and malware checks.

The change log lists 29 additions including 9 configuration options and details for 12 rootkits, 29 changes including improvements for 15 rootkit checks and 22 bugfixes. Naming a few:

  • New IGNORE_PRELINK_DEP_ERR configuration option in case of persistent prelink dependency errors.
  • New USER_FILEPROP_FILES_DIRS configuration option to add files and directories to the file properties check.
  • New COPY_LOG_ON_ERROR configuration option to copy the log file if any errors or warnings have occurred.
  • New WEBCMD configuration option to specify the command used to download data file updates from the Internet.
  • Rkhunter will look for configuration options in the main configuration file, and then in the local configuration file if it exists.
  • New SHARED_LIB_WHITELIST configuration option for whitelisting preloaded shared libraries.
  • New WARN_ON_OS_CHANGE configuration option. If unset then no warnings will be shown.
  • New UPDT_ON_OS_CHANGE configuration option. If set and the O/S has changed then rkhunter will automatically update properties (‚rkhunter –propupd‘).
  • Added support for hash functions SHA224, SHA256, SHA384 and SHA512 using CPAN perl modules Digest-SHA-PurePerl or SHA256.
  • New UPDATE_LANG configuration option.
  • New ALLOWPROMISCIF configuration option.
  • New PKGMGR_NO_VRFY configuration option for fine-grained package manager verification process control.
  • Rootkit checks added: Adore Rootkit (aka strings.o aka Dextenea) cb, CX, Fu, iLLogiC, ld-linuxv.so.1, ‚Spanish‘, trNkit, Xzibit, ZK.
  • Updated rootkit / malware checks: Ambient (ark), beX2, BOBkit, Dica-kit, Dreams, Enye LKM, evil strings test, Fleakit, FreeBSD, Phalanx2, SHV4, Universal (URK).

This Package is now available in openSUSE:Factory:Contrib.

New packaged for openSUSE: bleachbit 0.7.1


I’m pleased to announce the new version 0.7.1 from bleachbit is published in openSUSE:Factory:Contrib Repo.

Whats new in this Version?

– The following changes have been made since 0.7.0:

* When clicking File – Shred, default to the home directory instead of a system directory.
* Improve the usability of the security warning dialog (typically only seen in portable mode).
* Improve the appearance of the preferences dialog on some non-English languages.
* Do not include the tests as part of the standard installation to save disk space.
* Specific to Linux
o After taking longer than 10 seconds to finish, show a non-intrusive notification.
o Fix handling of filenames with invalid encoding that could have caused an application freeze.
o Add warning for Nautilus.
o Delete Apache logs (thanks to Roman Horník)
o Clean more of Emesene 1.0 cache (thanks to Danilo Piazzalunga)
o Bonus pack
+ Fix system logs cleaner
+ Clean XBMC Media Center (thanks to Roman Horník)

The original Project can be found in: http://bleachbit.sourceforge.net

bleachbit 0.7.0 packaged for openSUSE!


I’m pleased to announce, that i’ve packaged and released bleachbit 0.7.0.

The following changes have been made since 0.6.5:

* Deep scan finds several common types of junk files (such as Windows Thumbs.db and Mac OS X .DS_Store) anywhere in your home directory.
* Add option to automatically start BleachBit when computer starts for routine cleaning.
* Delete Adobe Flash Player asset cache
* Delete more Google Chrome history
* If you have any private cleaners, you must upgrade them to CleanerML version 2. It has more features but is not backwards compatible. In many cases this Bash script will help you upgrade. If the script does not help, manual editing is easy.
* Fix bug preventing the menu option File – Shred Files from working.
* Specific to Linux
o Wipe swap and free memory. Everything you do on your computer is stored in the memory and swap, but it isn’t often cleared. Even passwords are stored in memory. BleachBit wipes 100% of the swap file and most of the free memory. See Known issues below.
o Delete more Google Chrome cache
o Support Chromium: cache, cookies, history, current session, and vacuum. (Before, only CrossOver Chromium was supported on Linux.)
o Clear KDE 4 recent documents list (thanks to Daniel Riedemann)
o Clear usage history in GNOME Run (the dialog that shows when you type ALT+F2)
o Clear search history in GNOME Search Tool (click Places and Search for Files)
o Delete the old X11 session errors log
o Delete Adobe Reader temporary files (identified by Klaus Ethgen)
o Delete Google Earth temporary files
o Delete IcedTea (free Java plugin) cache
o Delete Recent documents list in Gwenview thanks to Daniel Riedemann
o Delete more of Midnight Commander: the file position history
o Python 2.4 (as in Ubuntu 6.06 and Debian 4) is no longer supported
o Bonus cleaners pack
+ Fix the installation of the bonus cleaners pack RPM.
+ Delete sqlite3 command history
+ Delete MySQL CLI command history
+ Delete Midnight Commander usage history
+ Delete Metacity sessions (usage history)
+ Improve the system log cleaners
+ Don’t forget to download the latest bonus pack—a separate download.

The Package is available in Factory:Contrib.