rupertt at gmail.com
Fri Nov 24 08:43:15 GMT 2006
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From: rupert <rupertt at gmail.com>
Date: Nov 24, 2006 9:42 AM
Subject: Re: Harddisk Encryption
To: Jeremy Schoenhaar <jeremy at fam-schoenhaar.de>
you can use luks-tools for creating the encrypted device.
I wrote a small GUI to manage encrypted LUKS-Volumes after they are created.
But to have the option to encrypt the root partition by default during the
a very good feature request !
On 11/24/06, Jeremy Schoenhaar <jeremy at fam-schoenhaar.de> wrote:
> 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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