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Discussion on: Migrating from Lastpass to Bitwarden. I'm changing password manager 🙅

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Daniel Diaz Author

In Linux I just do:

rm  -rf passwords.csv
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That will delete the passwords file without placing it in the trash

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Yes and no. It will delete the file in the eyes of the user by freeing the linked data blocks on the drive. Physically the data is still there.
Therefore it is important to overwrite these data blocks, for example by using shred -u -n 10 passwords.csv.
Otherwhise these data blocks could be restored later.

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Daniel Diaz Author

Wow, really interesting!
You taught me something today 😄