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Dustin Kirkland is Canonical's Cloud Solutions Product Manager, leading the technical product strategy, road map, and life cycle of the Ubuntu Cloud commercial offerings.

Formerly the CTO of Gazzang, a venture funded start-up acquired by Cloudera, Dustin designed and implemented an innovative key management system for the cloud, called zTrustee, and delivered comprehensive security for cloud and big data platforms with eCryptfs and other encryption technologies.

Dustin is an active Core Developer of the Ubuntu Linux distribution, maintainer of 20+ open source projects, and the creator of Byobu, DivItUp.com, and LinuxSearch.org.

A Fightin' Texas Aggie Class of 2001 graduate, Dustin lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife Kim, daughters, and his Australian Shepherds, Aggie and Tiger. Dustin is also an avid home brewer.


Feb
24
suggested approved edit on encfs home directory: ssh access dismount after a while
Feb
24
revised encfs home directory: ssh access dismount after a while
edited tags
Feb
24
answered How to encrypt /var/www?
Feb
24
comment Drive Encryption - Situation after reinstall/upgrade?
Just to clarify, do you want /home on its own partition formatted and encrypted using dm-crypt, or do you want to use Ubuntu's native Encrypted Home Directory feature? If the latter, its just a matter of clicking the checkbox in the graphical desktop installer.
Feb
24
answered Encrypted backups on a NFS or SSHFS share
Feb
24
revised Suspend to RAM and encrypted partitions
add a bit more detail
Feb
24
answered What is the different between cryptsetup and truecrypt
Feb
24
revised Is there a tool to encrypt a file or directory?
edited tags
Feb
24
answered Is there a tool to encrypt a file or directory?
Feb
24
revised How do you manage SSH keys?
edited body
Feb
24
revised How can I determine if just the .private folder is encrypted or the whole home directory?
version 96 released
Feb
24
answered Disk Usage Analyzer reports that the .ecryptfs file is taking up as much space as the home drive
Feb
24
answered Is my encrypted home folder open to other users when I am logged in?
Feb
24
answered kubuntu move encrypted home dir to new SSD (keep encryption)
Feb
24
revised kubuntu move encrypted home dir to new SSD (keep encryption)
edited tags
Feb
24
revised How would you configure byobu as a login shell?
improve the english of the question
Feb
24
suggested approved edit on How would you configure byobu as a login shell?
Feb
23
comment Accessing Encrypted Home Folder / Return to Login Screen
I was just about to chime in and recommend ecryptfs-recover-private. That's definitely the right way to go!
Feb
23
revised Accessing Encrypted Home Folder / Return to Login Screen
edited tags
Feb
23
answered How would you configure byobu as a login shell?