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Does filling up disk with dd removes files securely?

I want to remove my files securely without worrying about anyone restoring them, I know I can use shred but it takes too long even with -n 1 so I thought maybe if I remove files and write on the disk ...
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Bind9 as a caching resolver fails with mismatch ID on localhost but not external IP

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a machine on my private network. I have bind9 installed (v9.8.1-P1) via aptitude, so it appears to have put all the bits in the right places and the service starts ...
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Why is this logfile not empty after truncating it? [duplicate]

I have a 142MiB log file named c3600_router_log.txt under /tmp directory which is used by a process(Dynamips): root@potato:/tmp# lsof | grep c3600_router_log.txt dynamips 12369 root 15w ...
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Install Ubuntu truncate command to Mac OS X 10.7

Is there any way to install Ubuntu's truncate command to Mac OS X 10.7 in order to use the command in Terminal shell?
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Apache truncating some static content

I'm trying to set up MoinMoin as an office wiki on our Windows 2008 Server running Apache 2.2.17. Originally I thought everything was working fine, except for some reason images weren't displaying ...
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Truncated HTML responses with OpenVZ (and nginx)

I'm running nginx in a OpenVZ container on Debian 6 and when proxying I get truncated responses. Most of the time it happens when I proxy another proxy like varnish or apache (for svn servers). I ...
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php sessions files incompatible? - php5.2 debian lenny vs php5.3 debian squeeze

php is truncating the session files to zero after migrating the session files from server one (debian lenny php 5.2) to the new server (debian squeeze php 5.3). i create a session on server one with ...
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Automatic log truncation when scripting from SQL 2008 to 2005

I have to convert a sql server 2008 database to a sql server 2005 database. As far as I understand it, the only reliable way to do this is by scripting the database to an earlier server version. Now, ...
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My log file is so big, after truncate it 2 days, it still big like before

I'm using sql server 2005 and the log is too big 23 gbs (if you compare with the data file only 8GB). I've already run the truncate, after that the log file is 24mb but after 2 days, it becomes 23gbs. ...
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Linux truncate file

Here's a simple one. How do I truncate an existing file in linux? That is, how do I empty the contents of the file but keep the file. I can always delete the file then touch it but I was wondering if ...
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How do you handle log rolling (or truncation) for unix services that don't handle it themselves?

In my particular case it's the mysql general log and slow query log; neither is critical to operations, just there for troubleshooting if need be, and mysql doesn't have a mechanism for rolling or ...
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Oracle: TRUNCATE sometimes takes ages

Usually, truncating a table takes 5-10 seconds. But when several people work on the same DB instance (but different tables), the operation can take more than an hour. How do I debug this?