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Wipe Free Space download for Linux

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This is the Linux app named Wipe Free Space whose latest release can be downloaded as wipefreespace-2.5.tar.gz. It can be run online in the free hosting provider OnWorks for workstations.

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Wipe Free Space


Wipe Free Space securely erases the free space on file systems to prevent recovery of deleted sensitive data. Supports Ext2/3/4, NTFS, XFS, ReiserFSv3/4, FAT12/16/32, MinixFS1/2, JFS, HFS/HFS+, OCFS. See https://wipefreespace.sourceforge.io.


  • Supports many filesystem types.
  • Doesn't reduce the free space when working.
  • Wipes data like the shred program, but supports other algorithms, too.
  • Has a verbose mode with progress bars and a quiet mode with no output.
  • Customisable as to the algorithm and the number of wiping passes.
  • Portable, should compile on many Un*x systems.
  • Has a GUI written in Java (should run on most systems).


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Java Swing, Console/Terminal

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