Malcolm J Harwood on 21 Apr 2007 20:24:06 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] OT: NTFS cleaning

On Saturday 21 April 2007 15:41, Greg Lopp wrote:
> Um, I'm not interested (yet) in rendering the laptop inert.  I'm looking
> for options to clean the "empty space" on the drive.

Create an file the size of the empty space, then shred that.

dd if=/dev/zero of=/partition-to-clean/some-file-name bs=1M \
shred -uvzf /partition-to-clean/some-file-name

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