Monthly Archives: May 2016

Encrypted Filesystems On Removable Storage

Please refer to EncryptedFilesystems for further documentation. Contents Introduction Easy setup using disk utility Creating a new encrypted partition Encrypting an existing partition Using your encrypted partition Expert setup using command line only Install cryptsetup Identifying Attached Storage Stronger Encryption Preparation (optional) Filesystem Preparation Filesystem Encryption Creating a Filesystem Mount Encrypted Filesystem Sources & credits… Read More »

Encrypted Root Filesystem HOWTO

1. Preparing the system 1.1. Setting up the partition layout Your hard disk (hda) should contain at least three partitions: hda1: this small unencrypted partition will ask for a password in order to mount the encrypted root filesystem. hda2: this partition will contain your encrypted root filesystem; make sure it is large enough. hda3: this… Read More »