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Linux full disk encryption

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , — admin @ 2014-11-22 08:44

Set up reasonably secure encryption without sacrificing too much computing power. I had previously configured only a single encrypted partition but the PAM unlocking caused many troubles. Advantage of the full disk encryption is that you have secured everything including swap partition.  (more…)

Ubuntu encrypted home

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , , — admin @ 2011-03-18 19:04

I played with my new toy – HP Mini 5103 WT211ES. eCryptfs is not as enterprise as they say. It started to fail on Ubuntu 10.10. And also it is terribly slow especially for seeking. So I was looking for a better solution. I didn’t want the full disk encryption which the alternative CD offers during the installation because the disk is very fast and the CPU is not so fast 🙂 I decided to make a separate partition to host my home directory and other private data. (more…)