Eraser Alternatives for Linux

    Eraser is not available for Linux but there are a few alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is BCWipe. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try ErAce. If that doesn't work for you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Eraser, but unfortunately only two of them are available for Linux. If you can't find an alternative you can try to filter for web or SaaS options.

    The list of alternatives was last updated Dec 7, 2020


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    • BCWipe data wiping software enables you to permanently delete files selectively so that they can never be recovered or undeleted. View 40 alternatives to BCWipe
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    • ErAce is software that will over write the hard drive 1-100 times. So it fullfills the strictest security standards i.e. DOD 5220.22-M. In that way it is impossible to recover data. View 40 alternatives to ErAce


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