Linux release / similiar software


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Hi, I know there isn't a Linux release for this version of Eraser, but, could anyone suggest to me some names of software which does the same thing or acts similar to Eraser for Linux distributions?
There is always "shred" that comes with GNU fileutils, but beware that every modern Linux distribution by default uses journaled filesystems, which have some issues with overwriting (see "man shred"). You may want to consider setting up an encrypted filesystem with loop-aes ( instead.