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Old 08-05-2006, 03:33 AM   #1
madmax1143
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Erase files


allo
im new in linux
in my work i need to erase some importante files
some one can advise me about a programe that erase completely the files without chances of recover

thanks
 
Old 08-05-2006, 04:19 AM   #2
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look at the man page of shred
 
Old 08-05-2006, 04:44 AM   #3
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However, shred is useless with most modern Linux installs. We almost all use journalized filesystems now...
 
Old 08-05-2006, 05:11 AM   #4
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You might try wipe - a quick run through the manpage should help bolster any paranoia you have.
Google will no doubt provide others to do likewise.
 
Old 08-05-2006, 05:41 AM   #5
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thanks syg00
i tried wipe but it only run in shell
can i put a icon on desktop???
thanks

 
Old 08-05-2006, 05:23 PM   #6
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Can't see why not - quick script to ask for the filename should work o.k.
Linux being Linux, I'd be mighty surprised if some-one hasn't produced just what you're looking for.
 
  


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