Sweeper can quickly remove temporary information, such as web page cookies,
browser history, or the list of recently-opened documents. It helps provide
additional privacy on a system shared between multiple users.
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
To install sweeper, simply use the following command: