3 Ways to Permanently and Securely Delete ‘Files and Directories’ in Linux

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7 Responses

  1. Saifuddin Arief says:

    Use Double Commander to wipe file. It is very easy.

  2. Mahesh says:

    just FYI.

    sudo yum install secure-delete ( did not work on my centos box )

    sudo yum install srm ( it worked )

  3. Balaviswanathan.V says:

    Thanks but I guess in corporate environment, these should not be encouraged as we need digital evidence for any forensic investigation.

  4. Wellington Torrejais da Silva says:


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