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Old 08-31-2010, 05:42 PM   #1
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Encryption of root directory WITHOUT DESTROYING DATA!!!


Is there a way to encrypt / without deleting everything? Like maybe with Seahorse or something?

Just asking, as I do know that in Windows you can use TrueCrypt to encrypt boot volumes using a virtual encrypted volume that your data is migrated to. Can you do the same for Linux, specifically Mint?
 
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You can re-partion your hard drive accordingly, if that is what you are saying. And if you are worried about your files, you should be using LUKS at a minimum before using further encryption. It's a start.....
 
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No. What I am saying is that TrueCrypt for Windows has an option to encrypt your C drive, such that you need a password to even boot the computer. How come Linux's TrueCrypt doesn't have that option?
 
  


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