Linked by Adam S on Fri 23rd Nov 2007 16:11 UTC
Editorial This day-after-Thanksgiving, when many Americans are enjoying a day off and several others are at work goofing around on OSNews, we decided to ask you: what's your "killer app?" What's the one app you can't live without? Sound off in the comments - one app only!
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only rm
by duriantang on Fri 23rd Nov 2007 17:24 UTC
duriantang
Member since:
2007-11-23

rm is the true killer.
try "rm -rf /" under root ;)

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RE: only rm
by Laurence on Fri 23rd Nov 2007 17:28 in reply to "only rm"
Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26

"rm is the true killer. "


Or mv file(s) /dev/null if you're oldskool ;-)

Edited 2007-11-23 17:32

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RE[2]: only rm
by rainman on Sat 24th Nov 2007 09:33 in reply to "RE: only rm"
rainman Member since:
2007-05-22

I prefer dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda
Why just delete your files, when you can overwrite your partition table and filesystem headers too?

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RE: only rm
by ThawkTH on Fri 23rd Nov 2007 23:30 in reply to "only rm"
ThawkTH Member since:
2005-07-06

Hahaha. For any newbs out there I suggest you NOT try this ;)

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