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"It depends" Whole disk encryption will use LUKS and everything but /boot will be encrypted, including your data in /home This prevents unauthorized access to the system from a cold boot. Once the system is fully booted , however, everything , including /home, is decrypted. encrypting /home uses ecryptfs and your home directory will be encrypted when you ...
If you're using the guided full disk encryption you're home partition will be part of the encrypted LVM and thus you're right it is already covered by that. I think it will add hardly any security but complexity if you still encode you're homefolder. (transparent encode within block level encode) A possible usecase might be that you share the machine with ...
I think that option covers the case in which you choose to put the home folder in another drive/partition. Notice how you can set different mount points in different drives/partitions when you choose "Something else" during the "Installation type" step of the installation process: This is the only picture i could found, it's from an old distribution, but ...
I was seeking for how to auto mount a LUKS USB drive and I found my answer here https://www.howtoforge.com/automatically-unlock-luks-encrypted-drives-with-a-keyfile Or if you want automount when you login try with libpam-mount sudo apt-get install libpam-mount edit : etc/security/pam_mount.conf.xml. by adding after : I hope that will help you
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