Linux shred Command
What is Linux shred Command?
In this tutorial we learn how to use shred command in Linux. shred command is shred - overwrite a file to hide its contents, and optionally delete it
shred [OPTION]... FILE...
shred Command Manual / Help
We can use
info command to see the manual page of shred command.
shred command also have
--help option to show list of options.
To open man page for shred command we can use command below. To exit man or info page you can press
To open info page for shred command we can use command below.
To open help page from shred command we can run command below.
Linux shred Command Source Code
You can find shred command source code from the folowing repositories:
- shred source code on GitHub
- shred source code on GNU Savannah cgit
- shred source code on GNU Savannah gitweb
Related Linux Commands
You can read tutorials of related Linux commands below:
In this tutorial we learn how to use shred in Linux with practical examples. Visit our Linux Commands guide to learn more about using command line interface in Linux.