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Before doing anything that might make your system inoperable, make a system back-up! You should be rightly afraid as "fallback to the hard drive" is what you have right now, without making the USB stick! So what you're about to do by putting the ´/boot` on a USB stick, is making your system more secure and with great security comes great responsibility, so ...


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IMHO you should fully follow this guide and keep your swap file and data safely on your USB SLC disk. However, if you insist on putting the swap on the HDD, the only things you have to do differently is: Create a swap file on the HDD: sudo fallocate --length XY /media/szSomewhere/file.swap sudo chmod a+rw /media/szSomewhere/file.swap where X is the ...


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See man crypt, which says, in part: NOTES Glibc notes The glibc2 version of this function supports additional encryption algorithms. If salt is a character string starting with the characters "$id$" followed by a string terminated by "$": $id$salt$encrypted then instead of using the DES machine, id identifies the ...


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You should be able to use the instructions here for this. The only difference; you will be mounting your new partition as you say in 3.


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If someone has physical access to the computer, there is no way to protect it. Put it inside a box under lock and key For this kind of use it is best not to use Ubuntu Desktop. Use the Ubuntu server version, that has no desktop. Setup the WiFi hotspot as a service. A service (also called a daemon) starts when the computer starts and does not need anyone to ...


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Turn the desktop black of all (possibly additionally) connected screens Not sure if the solution below is sufficient to you, but as an (additional?) measure, it should help to make it at least more difficult to access the system. As usual, it is mostly the combination of measures that makes incidental access more difficult. It could e.g be made more ...


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here is another example of ubuntu 14.04 cryptsetup luks suspend/resume root partition "almost works" :-) one reason it works for arch and "almost works" for ubuntu could be that ubuntu kernel as of Linux system 3.19.0-25-generic #26~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 24 21:16:20 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux is still "too old": the following patch ...


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As an alternative to solve the bug, the init process may be switched to upstart, since this is a bug related with systemd. Here is stated that upstart may be used as a workaround. To do so, the easiest way is to install the corresponding package: sudo apt-get install upstart-sysv After the installation, you still are able to start the system with systemd ...


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From http://php.net/manual/en/intro.blenc.php, just to have said it: Warning This extension is EXPERIMENTAL. The behaviour of this extension including the names of its functions and any other documentation surrounding this extension may change without notice in a future release of PHP. This extension should be used at your own risk. First, of course, ...


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@the_seppi answer is good and detailed and will probably do you, but I would like too add The quick way,using a terminal sudo -i apt-get install php5-dev build-essential apt-get install php-pear pecl download channel://pecl.php.net/blenc-1.1.4b tar xzf blenc-1.1.4b.tgz cd blenc-1.1.4b phpize Before you launch the configuration script you can change ...



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