Commit 8445281b authored by sajolida's avatar sajolida

Emptying the trash is not secure deletion

parent d9d2e37f
......@@ -82,30 +82,6 @@ you to recover your work in case LibreOffice stops responding).</p>
1. The deletion will start. It can last from a few seconds to several minutes,
according to the size of the files. Be patient…
<a id="empty_trash"></a>
Emptying the trash
==================
1. Open the <span class="application">Files</span> browser.
1. Click on the disk on which you want to empty the trash in the left
pane to navigate to the root of this disk.
1. Click on the <span class="guimenu">[[!img lib/pan-down.png alt="menu toggle"
class="symbolic" link="no"]]</span> button in the title bar and choose
<span class="guilabel">Show Hidden Files</span>.
1. Delete the <span class="filename">.Trash-1000</span> folder or
similar.
<div class="tip">
<p>Apply this technique to the <span class="filename">Persistent</span>
folder to empty the trash of the persistent volume.</p>
</div>
<a id="clean_disk_space"></a>
Securely clean available disk space
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......@@ -327,3 +327,27 @@ To connect to a remote SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol) server:
<p class="pre command">ssh://user@example.com/</p>
1. Click <span class="button">Connect</span>.
<a id="empty-trash"></a>
Emptying the trash
------------------
1. Open the <span class="application">Files</span> browser.
1. Click on the disk on which you want to empty the trash in the left
pane to navigate to the root of this disk.
1. Click on the <span class="guimenu">[[!img lib/pan-down.png alt="menu toggle"
class="symbolic" link="no"]]</span> button in the title bar and choose
<span class="guilabel">Show Hidden Files</span>.
1. Delete the <span class="filename">.Trash-1000</span> folder or
similar.
<div class="tip">
<p>Apply this technique to the <span class="filename">Persistent</span>
folder to empty the trash of the persistent volume.</p>
</div>
......@@ -109,7 +109,7 @@ Documentation
=============
- We documented a workaround to [[empty the
trash|doc/encryption_and_privacy/secure_deletion#empty_trash]] of the persistent volume.
trash|doc/first_steps/introduction_to_gnome_and_the_tails_desktop#empty-trash]] of the persistent volume.
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