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The title says it all. Is there a good, safe, flash drive encrypt-er?

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Check out this article. I usually use TrueCrypt for things like this - it's really good. Wikipedia also gives some software called FreeOTFE a mention; it's probably worth checking out.

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FreeOTFE won't be any use to me. We have no active W!nd0w5 computers in our house. I'll take a look at TrueCrypt. –  doppel.ganger Dec 31 '11 at 15:45
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sudo apt-get install cryptsetup then use disk-utility to create a partition on the drive and make it encrypted. You will be asked for a passphrase on inserting the flash drive from then on

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