Zero'ing freespace in current drive

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Zero'ing freespace in current drive

Postby digit01 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 16:44

I would like to zero all the freespace in my current drive--but not overwrite any used blocks can I use dd like

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 dd if=/dev/zero of=asdf.txt


and delete the asdf.txt to accomplish this?
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Re: Zero'ing freespace in current drive

Postby sabayonino » Tue Jun 18, 2013 17:33

yes,you can :wink:
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Re: Zero'ing freespace in current drive

Postby joost » Tue Jun 18, 2013 17:58

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