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They are completely separate and other then "encryption" they have nothing in common. LUKS / LVM encrypts everything but /boot. ecrypts or an encrypted /home encrytps /home/your_user name With LUKS, everything is decrypted when you boot, /swap, /home, / , etc. You can of course configure this differently , but this is how the defaults work. With ecrypts, ...


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Truecrypt is (was?) probably the most well known cross platform, open source encryption tool, but unfortunately the project was mysteriously shut down by its anonymous developers just a few months ago, when the website was replaced with a message stating that it's "no longer safe." However, the general consensus in the security community seems to be that ...


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I've taken some of the other suggestions and created a simple shell script wrapper (for the lazy) https://github.com/orionM/ssl-crypt-tools enjoy


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Well I found myself the answer by launching VLC from the terminal, that gave me: main input error: ES_OUT_RESET_PCR called Googling it, I found this: How to play DVDs after installing the recommended libraries? I had to change the region code (though I never actually changed it...) to "2" (Europe) by installing regionset: sudo apt-get install regionset ...


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You will have two options to Chose when you are going through the install You can encrypt the entire drive and at boot it will require a password at each boot in order to work and will then proceed to boot normally. this is the most secure way to lock down your PC you can just encrypt your Home folder where you store documents and pictures and other files. ...


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While you might not be asked to move your mouse, it will still help build entropy/feed your random number generator. In Linux, /dev/random is your PRNG. /dev/urandom is fed by /dev/random, but provides more raw data to use. Accessing data on HDDs, moving the mouse and typing are all actions that will help feed your random number generator. Unfortunately, ...


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Easiest thing to do, if you can some how plug in your new hard drive at the same time the old one is plugged in: 1) Boot into a liveCD or liveUSB of a linux distro (any distro!) 2) Identify which /dev/sdX each one is (your 256 is likely /dev/sdb and the 512 will be /dev/sdX where x can be b, c, d...) Check out gparted and see what you see on the top right ...


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GPG, the Gnu Privacy Guard, is available for Linux, Windows and Android (and others). You'll lose some comfort though, as you would first have to decrypt manually and then open the desired file(s)...


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This steps will work in a server environment Step 1: Backup your home directory sudo cp -rp /home/user /home/user.backup Step 2: Confirm whether everything is backup sudo ls -al /home/user.backup Step 3: Umount the home folder, because the encryption program usually mounts it to mount point e.g /home/user. You can confirm your mount point by running df ...



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