secure-delete - tools to wipe files, free disk space, swap and memory

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name secure-delete
Package version 3.1
Package release 6ubuntu1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 145 B
Download size 61.03 KB
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Gutmann method based tools for securely wiping data from files, free
disk space, swap and memory: srm, sfill, sswap and sdmem.


Package Version Architecture Repository
secure-delete_3.1-6ubuntu1_amd64.deb 3.1 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
secure-delete - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7


Type URL
Binary Package secure-delete_3.1-6ubuntu1_i386.deb
Source Package secure-delete

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install secure-delete deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install secure-delete




2014-11-13 - Serge Hallyn <>
secure-delete (3.1-6ubuntu1) vivid; urgency=medium
* Fix several manpage typos (LP: #1210967) (LP: #1246286) (LP: #1245415)
(LP: #1245503)
2013-07-05 - Robert Lemmen <>
secure-delete (3.1-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Enable hardening flags during build
* Update packaging
* Bump standards-version
* Fix a few minus-vs-hyphen bugs in manpages 
* Fixed a few typos (closes: #486018, #653260)
* Tone down description a little bit and include binary names
(closes: #680336, #538151)
2010-01-05 - Robert Lemmen <>
secure-delete (3.1-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Rename smem to sdmem to avoid name clash with smem package
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.8.3 and related fixes
2007-08-28 - Robert Lemmen <>
secure-delete (3.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed licensing info (closes: #428102)
* Fixed handling of nostrip build option (closes: #438009)
2006-10-05 - Robert Lemmen <>
secure-delete (3.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Moved from experimental
* Added more documentation
2005-05-02 - Robert Lemmen <>
secure-delete (3.1-2) experimental; urgency=low
* Upload to experimental instead of unstable.
* Added description on how to test security to README.Debian.
2004-01-29 - Robert Lemmen <>
secure-delete (3.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release.

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