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Old 12-14-2015, 04:49 PM   #1
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does anyone know how to do whole disk encryption during install of puppy 6.0?


i love puppys smallness and simpleness it ha the ability to encrypt folders when i am in the OS but CAN YOU DO WHOLE DISK ENCRYPTION WHEN U ARE INSTALLING PUPPY 6.0?
 
Old 12-14-2015, 05:07 PM   #2
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First, it is pointless to encrypt Puppy itself, since the OS is freely available on the web. Second, depending on how you use Puppy, the Save file should only contain settings and installed programs. Again, no point in encrypting those. Save personal stuff in a separate partition or drive, which can be encrypted. Third, be careful what you ask for, you might get it. If you encrypt something, then lose or forget the password, you've lost whatever was encrypted.
Credit goes to http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtop...6931f579dc8104

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http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtop...=871226#871226

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Old 12-14-2015, 06:07 PM   #3
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ok but whole disk offers more protection from people who have physical access to the drive?

i am looking for max security here i think encrypting the entire OS it would be hard for someone to modxify the OS since it's encrypted all the way?



 
Old 12-26-2015, 04:14 PM   #4
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why is it POINTLESS to encrypt puppy?

please see posts above this!


i don't think encrypted my entire OS harddrive is POINTLESS???

in fact I think by encrypting the OS drive it would make it harder to modify my OS or tamper/ put a keylogger on the harddrive than if it was not encrypted correct?

I keep my pc's behind a locked door and powered off when not using them so I ACTUALLY DO HAVE SOME PHYSICAL SECURITY! as well as encrypting the OS drives








 
Old 12-26-2015, 05:18 PM   #5
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http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtop...5f3c3b04ea4a6d

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Old 12-26-2015, 05:23 PM   #6
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Nuff said.

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Old 12-26-2015, 11:22 PM   #7
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Best security: put the hard drives in your pocket when you leave the computer uplugged.
In the case of Puppy, use a LiveUSB and put that in your pocket!
 
Old 12-29-2015, 02:13 PM   #8
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hmmm that other post u refer to is super complicated

i was just thinking along the lines of like with unbuntu or mint when u install them they will ask u if u want to encrypt the OS then it does everything for you. i guess I don't think i am good enough to do this myself without a automated gui tool to help me.



is there any puppy release that has an encrypted install option on it's live dvd??




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is there any puppy release that has an encrypted install option on it's live dvd??
The encrypted option is offered after the install but you won't see it till you begin the shutdown.
This is a point and click gui interface.
 
  


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