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ubudog
August 4th, 2009, 12:12 AM
Just curios. Thanks :)

bodhi.zazen
August 4th, 2009, 12:59 AM
Use the alternate CD and perform an encrypted installation.

ubudog
August 4th, 2009, 01:08 AM
Use the alternate CD and perform an encrypted installation.

Yes, but that would wipe out everything that I have. I mean is there a way to encrypt my hard drive without using the alternate cd?

bodhi.zazen
August 4th, 2009, 01:16 AM
Yes, but that would wipe out everything that I have. I mean is there a way to encrypt my hard drive without using the alternate cd?

No. Encryption is a destructive process, similar to formatting your hard drive.

You can encrypt files. You can add a crypt, with Luks, ecryptfs, truecrypt, etc and move your data into it.

But to encrypt your entire installation you should back up your data and re-install.

ubudog
August 4th, 2009, 01:24 AM
No. Encryption is a destructive process, similar to formatting your hard drive.

You can encrypt files. You can add a crypt, with Luks, ecryptfs, truecrypt, etc and move your data into it.

But to encrypt your entire installation you should back up your data and re-install.

Thanks :) That answers my question :D