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BleachBit lets you shred either folders or files if you use the menu from within the program but is it possible to add a shred option to the menu when you right click on a file or folder that you may want to delete?

I didn't see anything from within BleachBit preferences. It would be great to have this option beside the move to rubbish bin in the menu.

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If you want to shred file or folder you can use nautilus-wipe Install nautilus-wipe . It is a nautilus extension that adds shredding data options in nautilus right-click menu.

  • You can add it to you nautilus using sudo apt-get install nautilus-wipe.
  • Now restart your nautilus using nautilus -q and then starting it either opening it from Dash or using Alt+F2 and entering nautilus.
  • Now you can find a wipe option in nautilus right click menu.

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  • Selecting this option will open a pop-up window (with some additional option).

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  • Click on OK to wipe you data completely.

Other option is by adding shred in nautilus right click menu. Here is a great article on it.

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