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- Name: - DBAN
- Version: 2.2.6
- Official website: http://www.dban.org/
- License: GNU General Public License
- Wikpedia Page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DBAN
- Download: http://www.erpxe.com/downloads
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Darik's Boot and Nuke (DBAN) is an open source project hosted on SourceForge.
The program is designed to securely erase a hard disk until data is permanently removed and no longer recoverable, which is achieved by overwriting the data with pseudorandom numbers generated by Mersenne twister or ISAAC.
The Gutmann method, Quick Erase, DoD Short (3 passes), and DOD 5220.22-M (7 passes) are also included as options to handle Data remanence.
Linux Installation Instructions
Download dban226-XXX.tar.gz to /
extract dban226-XXX.tar.gz file:
tar -xvzf dban226-XXX.tar.gz
Download Darik's Boot and Nuke 2.2.6 ISO Latest Version to /mnt/ :
Mount ISO file to temporary location (/mnt/cdrom/)
mkdir /mnt/cdrom/ mount -o loop /mnt/dban-2.2.6_i586.iso /mnt/cdrom/
Copy dban.bzi to appropriate directory: (LOWER CASE ONLY!)
cp /mnt/cdrom/dban.bzi /tftpboot/er/plugins/dban/dban.bzi
Verify files with filelist.txt in each folder.