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devnull123
June 7th, 2009, 03:05 AM
hey guys,

i just wanted to know if there was a linux equivallent for killdisk...i need to wipe my drives and i saw that killdisk was for windows and im on ubuntu, or at least what i saw...can someone point me toward a linux equivallent for this program?

Ocxic
June 7th, 2009, 03:18 AM
run "dd if=/dev/random of=/dev/ur_drive" a few times, that will over write any data on the drive with randomness

73ckn797
June 7th, 2009, 03:35 AM
I have downloaded killdisk and dban in iso files and burned to CD to boot from and run.

http://www.dban.org/download

http://www.killdisk.com/downloadfree.htm

That is one easy way to get things done.