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.