thc-secure-delete ( anybody installed it ? )

R.L. Reingard reingard at
Fri Sep 2 19:36:29 UTC 2005

sorry, my attempt is to delete the free space of a disk. and this is what  
THC-SecureDelete can do. and i do not see SHRED in the repos (universe and  


Am 02.09.2005, 19:21 Uhr, schrieb azz <ulist at>:

> shred(1) - Linux man page
> shred - delete a file securely, first overwriting it to hide its
> contents
> shred [OPTIONS] FILE [...]
> Overwrite the specified FILE(s) repeatedly, in order to make it harder
> for even very expensive hardware probing to recover the data.

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