KWipe - Multithreaded Wipe Application

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Description:

KWipe is a secure erase (wipe) application, completely written in PyQt5!

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXG-aEDUNXc

Supported Wipe-Modes:
One
Zero
DOD
DOD-E
VSITR
Gutman
Bruce Schneier Algorithm
Britisch HMG Standard 5
Russian Ghost p50739-95
NSA 130-2
Canadian OPS II

Supported Language:
English
German
Czech

Deps:
Python 3
Python-Parted
PyQt5
Qt5
Parted
util-linux (lsblk)


Tested with:
Recurva
Testdisk / Photorec
Ontrack Easy Recovery
Stellar Phoenix Linux Data Recovery
R-Studio


INFO:
Some recovery-tools can show you a "false-positive" result on NTFS, if you wipe only the NTFS partition and not the whole disk.
This is, because tools like Recurva read the still existing MFT of NTFS!
Last changelog:

2.1.5 1 month ago

Fixed an error in GUTMANN
Changed the calculation for 1MB

FraMari

26 days ago

Hi,
is there a page from where I can download sources in order to build it locally?
Thanks

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AngelusNoctis

17 days ago

It's written in PyQt, just download the archive, unpack it and check the python files.

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2.1.5 1 month ago

Fixed an error in GUTMANN
Changed the calculation for 1MB

2.1.4 3 months ago

Fixed copyright year
Fixed Semaphore

2.1.3 1 year ago

Fixed new release number

2.1.2 1 year ago

Fixed qprogressbar.setRange(0,99) instead of qprogressbar(0,100)

2.1.1 1 year ago

Updated DE/AT/CH translation
Removed czech translation
Moved kwipe.py to KWipe
Changed path in KWipe.sh

2.1.0 1 year ago

2.1.0
Add model name in tooltip
Add check if device is mounted and disable the disk in QTreeView
Add a little debug output
Fixed missing undeleted rest bytes
Changed to pyparted new style for get_linux_hdd() // pypart will be removed!
Changed create_device_Tree

2.0.7 1 year ago

2.0.7
Fixed wrong icon-path for context menu
Fixed for-loop (No space left on device)

2.0.6 1 year ago

Fixed: Segmentation Fault (Path)

2.0.5 1 year ago

Cleaned up the code
Changed date in about.ui
Removed some comments

2.0.4 1 year ago

2.0.4
Changed code style
Removed some old code
Changed from write mb to bytes (so it really overwrites every byte)
Updated translation
percent no calculated in python, because QProgressbar has trouble with large numbers in PyQt

2.0.3 1 year ago

Fixed a minor bug in getLinuxHDD()

2.0.2 1 year ago

Changed getLinuxHDD() with a better/faster/shorter solution
Disabled #checkUpdate() because my Server is moving

2.0.1 1 year ago

Made a "App-Dir-Stucture" (bin, share, docs)
Changed KWipe-2.0.sh to KWipe.sh
Replaced an old-style "f=open" with "with open"
Fixed the missing "a" in Fabian Di Milia

2.0 1 year ago

Changed algorithm part (Hexlyfi)
Changed KWipe.ui
Updated algorithm (now in Hex)
Updated de_CH.ts, de_AT.ts, de_DE.ts
Add ETA counter
Add MB/s counter
add KWipe-2.0.sh

5 years ago

1.3
Fixed: Qt.FocusPolicy
Added QMessageDialog in onErase()
Added new function checkPermission()
Added TioolTip() with size for drive and partition in GB/MB
Updated german translation

1.3.1
Changed ToolTip supports now TB/GB/MB
Fixed some tranlation issues in checkUpdate()
Add Czech Translation by Pavel Fric

1.3.2
Updated de_CH.ts, de_AT.ts, de_DE.ts
Updated cs_CZ.ts by Pavel Fric
Add Bruce Schneier Algorithm
Add British HMG Standard 5 Algorithm
Add Russian Ghost p50739-95 Algorithm
Add NSA 130-2 Algorithm
Add Canadian OPS II Algorithm

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