Harddisk Encryption

Jeremy Schoenhaar jeremy at fam-schoenhaar.de
Fri Nov 24 07:46:12 GMT 2006

Am Donnerstag, den 23.11.2006, 15:43 +0100 schrieb
securido at googlemail.com:
> Hello,
> Full harddisk encryption with dm_crypt, cryptsetup & LUKS works fine
> under Ubuntu 6.10.
> (As described in
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EncryptedFilesystemHowto2)
> However, the installation process is everything but userfriendly.
> Wouldn't it be a good idea to add a new option to the disk
> partitioning menu in the Ubuntu installation process?
Yes, to me that sounds like a good idea. If I find time to do any real
work in the next time maybe I'll have a look at making a patch to the
installer, which, otherwise is very good.
> Full disk encryption is an important security feature, especially for
> mobile devices. I am quite surprised why no Linux distribution is
> offering this yet as a default installation option. Surely this would
> be benefical for Ubuntu. 
> What's your opinion?

> Regards, securido
 I think a saw it a few years ago on Suse, it was the only feature I
liked ;)

Jeremy Schoenhaar

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