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authorTails developers <amnesia@boum.org>2015-01-25 22:58:05 +0000
committerTails developers <amnesia@boum.org>2015-01-25 22:58:05 +0000
commita87a80e619b9b4baf3621ef178e0c5a342844b0c (patch)
treeec8f5f4c02070aecdab63b5701465bdaf2b5e476
parentdcc0a7d33c4f8ed97fdb50c9eef6780b6060ef4e (diff)
parent2bebb0e7a1185a1d0aab9a745c72cda977d9391b (diff)
Merge branch 'doc/7118-erase_available_disk_warning' (Closes: #7118)
Conflicts: wiki/src/doc/encryption_and_privacy/secure_deletion.mdwn
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diff --git a/wiki/src/doc/encryption_and_privacy/secure_deletion.mdwn b/wiki/src/doc/encryption_and_privacy/secure_deletion.mdwn
index 39ce8c1..1250fd9 100644
--- a/wiki/src/doc/encryption_and_privacy/secure_deletion.mdwn
+++ b/wiki/src/doc/encryption_and_privacy/secure_deletion.mdwn
@@ -81,6 +81,25 @@ Wipe](http://wipetools.tuxfamily.org/nautilus-wipe.html).
<a id="clean_disk_space"></a>
+Emptying the trash
+==================
+
+Before considering [[securely cleanly the available space on a
+disk|secure_deletion#index5h1]], make sure to empty the trash.
+
+ 1. Open *Nautilus*, either from the <span class="guimenu">Places</span> menu or
+ the <span class="guilabel">Computer</span> icon on the desktop.
+
+ 1. Click on the disk on which you want to empty the trash in the left
+ pane to navigate to the root of this disk.
+
+ 1. Choose <span class="menuchoice"><span
+ class="guimenu">View</span>&nbsp;▸ <span class="guimenuitem">Show hidden
+ files</span></span> to show hidden files.
+
+ 1. Delete the <span class="filename">.Trash-1000</span> folder or
+ similar.
+
Securely clean available disk space
===================================
@@ -90,7 +109,8 @@ the free space on the disk.
<div class="caution">
-This method does not work as expected on solid-state disks or USB sticks.
+<p>This method does not work as expected on solid-state disks or USB
+sticks.</p>
</div>
@@ -100,19 +120,36 @@ be deleted during the operation.
1. Open Nautilus, either from the <span class="guimenu">Places</span> menu or
the <span class="guilabel">Computer</span> icon on the desktop.
- 1. Navigate to a folder on the disk that you want to clean.
+ 1. Click on the disk that you want to clean in the left pane to
+ navigate to the root of this disk.
- 1. Right-click in the folder and choose <span class="guimenuitem">Wipe
- available diskspace</span>.
+ 1. Right-click in empty space in the right pane and choose <span
+ class="guimenuitem">Wipe available diskspace</span>.
[[!img wipe_available_diskspace.png link=no alt="Right-click&nbsp;▸ Wipe
available diskspace"]]
+ <div class="tip">
+ <p>On the previous screenshot, the trash in the <span
+ class="filename">.Trash-1000</span> folder is not deleted. See the
+ [[instructions above|secure_deletion#index4h1]].</p>
+ </div>
+
1. Confirm.
- 1. The cleaning will start. It can last from a few minutes to a few hours,
+ 1. The cleaning starts. It can last from a few minutes to a few hours,
according to the size of the available diskspace. Be patient…
- Note that a file called <span class="filename">oooooooo.ooo</span> is
- created in the folder. <span class="application">Nautilus Wipe</span> tries to make it as big as possible
- to use all the available diskspace and then securely deletes it.
+ Note that a file called <span
+ class="filename">oooooooo.ooo</span> is created in the
+ folder. <span class="application">Nautilus Wipe</span> tries to
+ make it as big as possible to use all the available diskspace and
+ then securely deletes it.
+
+<div class="caution">
+
+<p>This option does not delete hidden files.To show hidden files, choose
+<span class="menuchoice"><span class="guimenu">View</span>&nbsp;▸ <span
+class="guimenuitem">Show hidden files</span></span>.</p>
+
+</div>
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