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Re: Advice on encrypted filesystem

On Wed 24 Jun 2020 at 21:28:38 (-0400), rhkramer@gmail.com 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?


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