Re: Advice on encrypted filesystem
On Wed 24 Jun 2020 at 21:28:38 (-0400), firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On my Wheezy system, I used cryptsetup to set up a LUKs encrypted file system
> on a dedicated partition
What were the contents of this partition: the OS itself, or /home,
or an independent filesystem that you'd probably mount under /media?
Same this time around?
> (actually, two filesystems).
Do you mean you did this twice, or what?
> It was a PITA learning how to do it, and it was 6 years ago, and it looks like
> I have to relearn it to do it again on Jessie and / or Buster (and on a backup
> device). (I have my "stream of consciousness" notes from when I did it back
> then, but there were so many false starts / blind paths that the notes are
> very confusing.)
Laptops? Do you use suspend? Desktops? Do you boot them remotely?
> I'm wondering if cryptsetup is still something like "state of the art" or if
> there is anything more secure and simpler to learn to setup?