erase ubuntu

Dustin Kirkland dustin.kirkland at
Mon Jun 8 22:23:58 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 3:52 PM, James Dinkel<jdinkel at> wrote:
> Or if you wanted to really destroy all the data and make sure it is
> unrecoverable, you could boot to a livecd, open a terminal and run this: "dd
> if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda" making sure that /dev/sda is the harddisk that you
> want to wipe out.

Depending on your paranoia level, you might also consider shred, which
can also run from a live cd.



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