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Re: Encryption:



Adalbert Prokop wrote:
> Jeff Maxwell wrote on Saturday 15 November 2008:
> 
>> Which encryption tool/application would be preferred - PGP or other?
> 
> If you could be more specific, WHAT you want to encrypt? Here some 
> suggestions.
> 
> - Single files, E-Mails    -> GPG (you might refer to it as PGP)
> - Directories              -> fuse + encfs
> - Partitions, file systems -> cryptsetup (possibly with luks)

I would recommend cryptsetup+luks.  It's convenient, and efficient.  You
can use a loopback device or any drive you have lying around.  Make sure
you allocate enough space, though, or you have to reencrypt a new
partition and move everything over.

Matt Flaschen



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