Re: Three Doubts
On Tue, 25 Oct 2005 20:56:28 -0400, Hal Vaughan <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> On Tuesday 25 October 2005 08:28 pm, email@example.com wrote:
>> Is there a program in Debian,which permits to erase files
>> securely(using sophisticated patterns)?In PGP7 for Windows/Mac I
>> think is there an utility to do so.
> Yes. Wipe. Just apt-get install wipe, or aptitude install wipe,
> which ever you prefer using.
It depends on your filesystem. Wipe (or secure-delete) doesn't work too
well on journaling filesystems (ext3, reiserfs, ...). (See the manpage
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