So what I'm trying to figure out is how to create an encrypted USB drive I can run Ubuntu from.
This would allow me to carry all of my files and my own operating system in my pocket. If I loose it, nothing is compromised and I can run it on most PC machines. I suppose one approach might be to use my current startup USB stick.
I could temporarily unplug my hard drive and use a second stick as the install target.Am I missing anything? Is there a better way?
I'm also wondering if maybe the startup sticks are special such that they will be more likely to run from most machines than a regular install. That might put a fly in my ointment.