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Re: what is rc.local shutdown partner



Mail List wrote:
> For my needs this will be perfect - I have encrypted /home but I did
> not have luck getting encrypted / like my ubuntu friends - so I need
> to cryptographically clean /tmp and /var/tmp on shutdown on my
> laptop for security purposes. I plan to use a script which uses
> shred and tmpwatch to clear them out.

Couldn't you just setup encrypted mounts for /tmp and /var/tmp?  Then
you wouldn't have to worry with wiping them.

(Ignore me if I'm missing the obvious, I haven't played with encrypted
file systems in Fedora recently.)

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