Securely Delete Files with Raider File Shredder

Raider File Shredder is a free and open source file deletion application for Linux. Using Raider File Shredder you can securely delete files. It is based on shred and it uses Gutmann wipe method. In this application you can set the number of passes and option to remove after shredding, hide shredding, add the data to overwrite. Currently it comes with Wipesync, Wipe and Unlink remove methods. This application is still in early stage and released under GNU General Public License v3.0.

Raider File Shredder

Install Raider File Shredder on Ubuntu Linux

Raider File Shredder is available as a flatpak package file from flathub. So you need to install flatpak and flathub on your system first. Follow below link for flatpak and flathub installation tips.

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Install flatpak and flathub

Restart your system after it. Open the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below Raider File Shredder flatpak installation command. It will install the latest version of Raider File Shredder on your Linux system.

flatpak install flathub com.github.ADBeveridge.Raider

After the installation you can open it via

flatpak run com.github.ADBeveridge.Raider

and you can also uninstall it via below command.

sudo flatpak uninstall com.github.ADBeveridge.Raider

That’s all.

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