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Old 01-12-2009, 05:20 PM   #1
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Slackware+Cryptography


So !!! I have a 10gb hdd and i want to put into it files and encrypt them..Witch encryption utility you use ? Maybe one that supports sha1 encryption cuz i think is the best...So...let me know your opinion.. Thanx alot
 
Old 01-12-2009, 05:28 PM   #2
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If you want to do a full disk encryption (which is how I run mine), have a read of README_CRYPT.TXT on the root of the Slackware install CD/DVD. It'll explain how to do a completely encrypted install.

If you just want to encrypt individual files, I just use gpg.
 
Old 01-12-2009, 05:30 PM   #3
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i have listen something for true crypt but i need and yours opinion... Yes i want to encrypt the whole drive..
 
  


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