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Re: My method for mounting an encrypted home with debian-live

Daniel Baumann <daniel@debian.org> writes:

> Jeff Lessem wrote:
>> I decided the easiest way to do this would be with a disk image
>> mounted as a loopback device, and then let cryptsetup handle it
>> normally.
> the technically better way is to have a persistent partition and have
> that one encrypted through luks.

Possibly, but part of my goal was to not require repartitioning the
USB stick or using a filesystem on the USB stick that wasn't easily
accessible from lesser OS's.  I like the convenience factor of being
able to copy a directory and bootloader to a flash drive, and then
have a working Debian system.

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