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Old 01-30-2006, 12:13 AM   #1
zio2003
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Secure erasing files from hard drive


Hi everyone,
Im not very familiar with Linux system on the comp.
I need to return to the owner.

Can anyone advise me how to delete complete history of files
and websites visited ?
All password and logins to websites as well
Not just from the history (Cntr+ H)
but from the drive as well !

where all the historical data is sored ? which folder ??

THx everyone and regards
 
Old 01-30-2006, 12:30 AM   #2
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Old 01-30-2006, 12:52 AM   #3
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depends upon the browser

usually private data is stored in /var/cache
or $HOME/.somebrowsername
or may be in /tmp

Anyways all browsers have options to clear history and temporary files, i.e.
Firefox/Mozilla : you will find it options/Privacy etc.
 
Old 01-31-2006, 01:50 AM   #4
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erase

Thx nitinatindore, Im using Firefox and Konqueror

cheers
 
Old 01-31-2006, 11:26 PM   #5
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Thx nitinatindore, Im using Firefox and Konqueror
Firefox:
Edit -> Preferences -> Privacy --> Cache

Konqueror
Settings --> Configure Konqueror --> Cache
 
  


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