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new2it2
Is there a data/file shredder for linux. Seems to be plenty of them for win but I have not found one yet for linux.........Thanks
Robert83
Hi,

to delete a file in linux there is rm

CODE
rm somefilename


also

man rm

for more information on using rm

Sincerely
Robert B
Jim
No what he is looking for is something that scrambles the disk so that the file is not recoverable. rm doesn't compleatly remove the file, it just deleates the heading.

Sorry, I don't know one, I will go look, but I asume you have already so I probably wont find anything.
Termina
To take a page out of my .bash_logout... wink.gif
CODE
# ~/.bash_logout

clear
if -f ~/.bash_history; then
shred ~/.bash_history
shred ~/.bash_history
shred ~/.bash_history
shred ~/.bash_history
shred ~/.bash_history
rm -f ~/.bash_history
fi
if -f ~/.mysql_history; then
shred ~/.mysql_history
shred ~/.mysql_history
shred ~/.mysql_history
shred ~/.mysql_history
shred ~/.mysql_history
rm -f ~/.mysql_history
fi
setterm -reset
new2it2
Thanks, I had no idea it was already there...............shred. Thanks again.
NeilE
There is, 'Kill Disk'.
Though not Linux specific, it might be what you need.

http://www.killdisk.com/
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