FIX A PC

How to securely erase drives in Linux with dd and shred

• Estimated Time: A few minutes
• Number Of Commands: 2
• Difficulty: 1
• Requirements:
A drive
Preferred Linux distribution

TIMECODES
0:00 Intro
0:56 Inserting USB
2:12 Locating device name
3:46 Erasing drives with shred command
6:20 Erasing drives with dd command
13:40 Support US!


Commands to wipe drive using DD or shred commands

dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/yourdrivehere bs=64K status=progress (Wipes disk until full with zeros)
dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/yourdrivehere bs=64K status=progress (Wipes disk until full with random data)
shred -n 1 -z -v /dev/yourdrivehere (Wipes drive with 1 pass random, than zeros drive)