[Users] claws on an nvme

Ricardo Mones ricardo at mones.org
Tue Jun 19 19:55:56 CEST 2018

On Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:42:38 -0500
ralph<suselist at cableone.net> wrote:

> I've just installed an nvme (m.2 2280) on my daily-driver machine, with
> a new os release installed and with an existing /home copied over from
> its previous location on a spinning drive.
> My question is this: my copied-over claws config has 'Use secure
> deletion if possible' set.  How does claws handle the 'secure deletion'
> on an nvme (or any ssd)?  If it's doing multiple overwrites then is
> there a way to move the 'Trash' folder (and only the Trash folder) to a
> spinning drive?  Or should I just unset the 'secure deletion' option?
> Or is this not even a problem to think about?

Secure deletion is done using shred, as you can read on the tooltip which
appears when you leave the mouse over the checkbox, so I think you should
ask the shred authors if there's some special mode for solid state media.

  Ricardo Mones 
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