delete files and folders

Gabriel Dragffy gabe at
Sat May 12 00:27:42 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-05-11 at 21:25 +0200, spacemarc wrote:
> Hello
> I'm searching for a software that delete, with more passes (like
> Shred), a file/folder.
> Because Shred doesn't work in Ext3 Filesystem,  I want to use another:
> from console and from right click on file.  There is?
> -- 

There's a program called "wipe" that will work on Ext3, but it isn't
guaranteed. I just used it recently myself, seems OK. But I don't think
it is safe against someone *really* determined. Best option is to wipe
the entire drive, and even that (AFAIK) isn't bullet-proof. Best off
obliterating the drive with a blowtorch or something.

Gabriel Dragffy FdA BA(hons)

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