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Date: 2018jan1
OS: Linux
Distro: RedHat/Fedora/CentOS

Q.  How can I securing delete a file?

A.

The command `srm` is in package srm.x86_64 : Secure file deletion
The command `shred` in package coreutils : A set of basic GNU tools commonly used in shell scripts
The command `wipe` is in package wipe: Secure file erasing tool
The command `nwipe` in in package nwipe : Securely erase disks using a variety of recognized methods


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