[ubuntu-uk] Shredding HDD data

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Wed Aug 11 13:36:22 BST 2010

  On 11/08/2010 11:46, Vince Marsters wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-08-11 at 11:05 +0100, Alan Pope wrote:
>> DBAN - Darik's Boot and Nuke.
>> http://www.dban.org/
> I would echo Alan's recommendation of DBAN. Choose one of the DOD 
> options and you will be erasing to a level approved for use on Gov 
> drives too.
> Vince 

I'd also recommend DBAN, I've used it quite a bit, personally and also 
for companies getting rid of machines.  I believe it'll even do multiple 
drives at once if you want to erase a few drives (although as mentioned 
elsewhere, make sure you disconnect any drives you don't want to be erased).


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