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Re: [SLE] wipe, clean, etc
  • From: Brad Bourn <brad@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2004 08:49:36 -0700
  • Message-id: <200412060849.36954.brad@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
maybe something to fill up the unused space with anything, forcing an
overwrite where data was once stored.

Is there a fill type program?

B-)

On Monday 06 December 2004 08:35 am, Anders Johansson wrote:
> On Monday 06 December 2004 16:16, Brad Bourn wrote:
> > Is there a simple command I can run to make sure that the data on the
> > drive after I delete the source code dir is completely gone?
>
> You might want to have a look at 'wipe', which is on your CDs/DVD. But note
> that nothing will completely delete your data if someone with enough money
> wants to get at it. You'd have to physically destroy the drive to ensure it
> properly

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