Stacer – System Optimizer / Cleaner / Monitor for Ubuntu Desktop

Last updated: June 9, 2019

Stacer is an open-source, CCleaner like system optimizer and application monitor utility for Linux desktop.

Stacer features:

  • Monitoring system resource usage.
  • System cleaner for package caches, application logs.
  • Manage system services, processes, packages, startup applications, apt repositories.
  • Window manager and desktop appearance settings.

How to Install Stacer in Ubuntu:

The software offers .Appimage (non-install executable file) and .deb packages in the project release page:

Stacer Releases

Stacer also has an stable PPA with .deb packages and future updates for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and their derivatives.

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut or from application menu. When it opens, run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:oguzhaninan/stacer

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue adding PPA.

2. Then check updates and install the utility via following 2 commands:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install stacer

Uninstall Stacer:

To remove the utility, run command in terminal:

sudo apt remove --auto-remove stacer

And remove the PPA repository from Software & Updates -> Other Software tab.


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2 responses to Stacer – System Optimizer / Cleaner / Monitor for Ubuntu Desktop

  1. Stephane Brault June 10, 2019 at 8:24 pm

    Does it work KDE as well?

  2. What are the differences between Bleachbit and Stacer? Does Stacer offer any benefits over Bleachbit?