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bcamp929
May 29th, 2008, 08:18 PM
I am running Ubuntu 8.04 desktop edition. I have 1TB of encrypted storage. I have searched all over for command line encryption utilities, because i would much rather be using Ubuntu Server. The only reason I need a GUI is for Trucrypt. Does anyone know of any, strictly command line, disk encryption utilities? Thanks.

Monicker
May 29th, 2008, 08:20 PM
truecrypt also has a command line interface.


truecrypt -h

Or were you wanting something other than that?

bcamp929
May 29th, 2008, 08:27 PM
I have tried using that, it seems to still attempt to launch a GUI. Maybe I am doing something wrong? I have the disk encrypted, the problem is mounting the volume via command line. Will truecrypt -h bypass the GUI?

Monicker
May 29th, 2008, 08:37 PM
Hrmm. I'll have to rummage through the docs again. I know there is a cli version, but I think I gave you the wrong command.

bcamp929
May 29th, 2008, 09:19 PM
Thank you, I would appreciate it!

bcamp929
June 3rd, 2008, 02:36 PM
Still no word on this one. Anyone have any ideas? Even a simple "You're SOL buddy" would suffice.

Thanks.

Biochem
June 3rd, 2008, 06:20 PM
Still no word on this one. Anyone have any ideas? Even a simple "You're SOL buddy" would suffice.

Thanks.


I think I read somewhere that the lates Truecrypt (5.0 I think) lost it's cli function? I unfortunately don't have a reference for that information.

there was a thread about that I think in the Cafe when it came out.

I hopes it helps a bit

stmurray
June 3rd, 2008, 06:46 PM
check out this thread:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=816919