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comment Is ecryptfs-setup-swap persistent?
Thank you; that exactly answers my question! And thank you for your work on ecryptfs!
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Hmm...My mistake; I didn't see that note when I posted. Sorry about that, @ Brownbuntu!
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comment Are there adverse effects from (or a better way than) writing to /run or /dev/shm to protect temporarily unencrypted data?
@ ryran Excellent; thank you for your help!
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comment Are there adverse effects from (or a better way than) writing to /run or /dev/shm to protect temporarily unencrypted data?
@ ryran, perfect; thank you for the point-by-point explanation! In addtion to @gertvdijk's KeePass recommendation, I'll keep in mind your Python GUI, which looks fantastic. I've never played around with changing the shell umask before. I'm doing some reading on it now. In the mean time, would writing a script that runs GPG to decrypt the file to /run and then immediately chmods that new file to, say, 110 (read and write, to my understanding), serve the same purpose as what you suggested? Thank you!
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comment Are there adverse effects from (or a better way than) writing to /run or /dev/shm to protect temporarily unencrypted data?
@gertvdijk , I haven't been using a password manager because it seemed easier to be able to send the encrypted plaintext file through email to a collaborator. If KeePassX or a similar program makes it easy and secure to send passwords to other computers, I would definitely be willing to check them out. I'll look into KeePassX this week; thank you! In the mean time (and, even if a password manager would work well, for curiosity's sake), would /run be a good directory to use for the temporary, unencrypted data? Thank you!
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