[Bug 1055797] Re: full-disk encryption should hide/de-emphasize encrypted homedirs
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Mon Sep 24 22:46:30 UTC 2012
I will talk with mpt about this one.
My argument is that ecryptfs still has its use-cases even with the full
disk encryption enabled, e.g. in multi-user/mutli-admin environment.
On the other hand, I do agree that ecryptfs is easy to enable/disable
post-install and that full-disk encryption covers more
encryption/privacy use cases.
** Tags added: needs-design
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full-disk encryption should hide/de-emphasize encrypted homedirs
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A customer has noted that in the quantal installer, if you choose
full-disk encryption with LUKS you are then *also* offered the option
to enable homedir encryption with ecryptfs. The latter option should
probably be de-emphasized when LUKS has been chosen.
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