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Or use srm
Authored by: googoo on Feb 05, '09 10:29:04AM
Another way to securely delete files from the command line is to use the srm command. If you want to delete a all subdirectories with a one-pass overwrite, use the command

% srm -rs path/to/top/directory/to/delete

See the srm man page for more details.

-Mark



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