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Re: Wiping slack space from all Linux files?
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2009, 02:19:41 AM »
Hi, Dave.

You can try something like find <path_here> -type f -exec bcwipe -Smd {} \;
Remember, it will be lenghty operation if you have many files there.

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Nail


That 'something like' bothered me so I worked on it, and registered just to add this material, since it is relevant.

This works:   find / -type f -execdir bcwipe -S -mz -v '{}' \;

     Substitute your path for / which takes a very long time
     -execdir has increased security over -exec.  -okdir allows you to approve each file slack wipe with y or Y This works for testing bcwipe
     -S is wipe slack option
     -mz is one-pass zeroes; see list. -me is 3-pass DoE. or whichever method you prefer
     -v is verbose mode
             See 'man find' and 'bcwipe' for the details.  -execdir takes output of find and executes the stated command on that file.

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Re: Wiping slack space from all Linux files?
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2009, 02:01:49 PM »
Hi, Dave.

You can try something like find <path_here> -type f -exec bcwipe -Smd {} \;
Remember, it will be lenghty operation if you have many files there.

Regards,
Nail

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Wiping slack space from all Linux files?
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2009, 07:04:02 PM »
How do you wipe slack space from all files in Linux?  There appears to be two issues here: one is that you can't wipe recursively into directories, and two, you can't wipe hidden files unless you explicitly state the filename or use the .* wildcard.  I am looking for an easy solution to wipe ALL files including those found recursively in subdirectories.

I have tried bcwipe -Smd / , but it comes back with the message "/ is a directory   - Skipping".  
I have also tried bcwipe -Smd * , which appears to wipe slack on all unhidden files in the current directory only.

Thanks,
Dave...
 

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