[ubuntu-uk] 8.04 username and password problemr, closing thread

Neil Greenwood neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 13:10:09 BST 2009

2009/6/3 Lucy <lucybridges at gmail.com>:
> Firstly, it's not a security issue to be able to bypass the
> username/password set up on the computer. Give someone physical access
> to a machine and a live cd, and they can access everything on your
> computer regardless of whether it's running Window, Mac OS X or Linux.
> If you're particularly worried about this look into encryption (Ubuntu
> can give you the option to encrypt a 'Private' directory and in future
> your whole home directory easily).

Hi Lucy,

The encrypted home directory is available in Jaunty (9.04).


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