Scrub

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Description
Scrub iteratively writes patterns on files or disk devices to make retrieving the data more difficult. Scrub operates in one of three modes:

- The special file corresponding to an entire disk is scrubbed and all data on it is destroyed. This mode is selected if file is a character or block special file. This is the most effective method.
- A regular file is scrubbed and only the data in the file (and optionally its name in the directory entry) is destroyed. The file size is rounded up to fill out the last file system block. This mode is selected if file is a regular file.
- A file is created, expanded until the file system is full, then scrubbed as in item 2. This mode is selected with the -X option.

Scrub implements user-selectable pattern algorithms that are compliant with DoD 5520.22-M or NNSA NAP-14.x.
Interface: Command Line
Available deb Repositories (how-to add a respository)
Debian 32-bit 64-bit
stable 2.4.1-1 2.4.1-1
testing 2.5.2-2 2.5.2-2
sid 2.5.2-2.1 2.5.2-2.1

Ubuntu 32-bit 64-bit
lucid 2.2-2 2.2-2
precise 2.4-2build1 2.4-2build1
saucy 2.5.2-1 2.5.2-1
trusty 2.5.2-2 2.5.2-2

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