November 6, 2015

Encryption

New-ish to Linux. I have a few questions but it's best if I dedicate each question to a single thread.

On Windows, I use Truecrypt.

Doesn't work for FDE on Linux.

I am planning on using this tutorial to encrypt my Linux install on either Linux Mint or Elementary OS.

Anyone know if it will work? And whether or not I can trust that it doesn't have back doors?

Also, any tips for me before I get started on encrypting it? And how would I need to create the partitions? I have heard I can't just partition a single partition as root and leave it at that, and I have to partition /boot separately as /boot doesn't get encrypted. Is this true?

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