Realy remove file from your drive

function rrm(){ for i in $*; do; if [ -f $i ]; then; echo "rrm - Processing $i"; shred --force --remove --zero --verbose $i; else; echo "Can't process $i"; type=$(stat "$1" -c %F); echo "File $i is $type"; fi; done;}
This command remove a file from your filesystem like the normal rm command but instead of deleting only the inode information this also delete the data that was stored on blocks /!\ warning this may be long for large files
Sample Output
$ rrm mytralala
rrm - Processing mytralala
shred: mytralala : passe 1/4 (random)...
shred: mytralala : passe 2/4 (random)...
shred: mytralala : passe 3/4 (random)...
shred: mytralala : passe 4/4 (000000)...
shred: mytralala : suppression
shred: mytralala : renomm? en 000000
shred: 000000 : renomm? en 00000
shred: 00000 : renomm? en 0000
shred: 0000 : renomm? en 000
shred: 000 : renomm? en 00
shred: 00 : renomm? en 0
shred: mytralala : supprim

By: thelan
2010-06-10 22:40:27

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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