Shredding files

Hawkwind hawkwind at
Sun Nov 26 22:52:34 UTC 2006

On 11/26/06, Neil Winchurst <neil at> wrote:
> When I was working with my previous distro (Mandriva) I sometimes used
> GPG for encryption. I am sure that it included a shredder, that is a way
> of deleting files by actually overwriting the data many times to make
> sure that it could not be retrieved. This was much, much safer than
> simply using the delete key which left the contents intact.
> I have set up GPG on kubuntu edgy now but I cannot see any sign of
> anything equivalent to the shredder. Does anyone know of anything like
> it in Kubuntu please?
> Neil Winchurst
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Have you looked at that ?  I've used it a few times and it seems to work
very well.

With kind regards,

Cliff Wade (Hawkwind)
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