Difference between revisions of "Linux Secure Delete"

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  sfill - wipe all the space marked as empty on your hard drive
 
  sfill - wipe all the space marked as empty on your hard drive
 
  sswap - wipe all the data from you swap space.
 
  sswap - wipe all the data from you swap space.
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=Wipe Drive=
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dd
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*Progress of DD
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<pre>
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while [ 1 ];
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do
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  echo "Hello World";
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  sleep 5;
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done
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</pre>
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==Notes==
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*https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Securely_wipe_disk#Checking_progress_of_dd_while_running

Revision as of 12:22, 18 October 2013

sudo apt-get install secure-delete

This has four tools:

srm - securely delete an existing file
smem - securely delete traces of a file from ram
sfill - wipe all the space marked as empty on your hard drive
sswap - wipe all the data from you swap space.

Wipe Drive

dd

  • Progress of DD
while [ 1 ];
do 
  echo "Hello World";
  sleep 5;
done


Notes