[Linux4christians] Encrypting gOS on Cloudbook?
hpp3 at lavabit.com
Thu Mar 5 12:15:09 EST 2009
Chris Debenham wrote:
> I'm not that familiar with gOS, but it is fairly simple to do with
> Ubuntu or Debian.
> Both have the ability to setup encrypted partitions in the installer
> (you have to use the alternate install CD rather than the Live CD for
> ubuntu though)
> You can try doing so manually after install via 'cryptsetup' but it
> will take a bit of fiddling around and you will have to backup/restore
> the data.
> I'd recommend not bothering to encrypt the root partition, but have
> seperate partitions for your home directory and swap - and then
> encrypt just those two.
> If you are running a recent ubuntu you can also look at encrypting
> just a singe 'Private' directory and put all your important data in
> All these things should be possible in pretty much any Linux distro,
> but others may know particulars for gOS
> 2009/3/5 Greg Slade <grgaslists at rogers.com>:
gOS is based quite largely on Ubuntu so anything you can do with Ubuntu
will probably work in gOS.
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