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Re: automatic mounting of an encrypted harddrive

On Wednesday October 21 2009 11:26:24 am Tobias Schula wrote:
> I'm using debian sid. I have an encrypted external drive which I use for
> backup purposes. When I plug it in it shows up in fdisk, but I have to
>  mount it manually via cryptsetup and mount. But when using a kubuntu
>  install and plugging in that drive kde asks me the password of the drive
>  and mounts it automatically. Do I have to install a specific package or is
>  this behaviour specific kubunu and impossible in debian?

I am not sure how to get KDE to do this on its own, but you can skip the 
cryptsetup step by using mount.crypt from the libpam-mount package.


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