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Re: Securely deleting *Windows* files (was Re: simple way to securely destroy deleted files in a file system)

Why calculate the sizes when you can just use cat until it stops
because the disk is full?

 cat /dev/zero > /mnt/yourfilesystem/thebigfile

BTW don't forget to proberly umount /mnt/yourfilesystem afterwards, of
course, to force a sync. (Just in case there might be a file system
that doesn't send the data immediately to the block device, you might
want to umount right after filling the disk, *before* removing the


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