Art Alexion on 9 Jan 2011 13:33:34 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Filesys encryption (was Re: Linux n00b question)

On Jan 9, 2011, at 3:19 PM, JP Vossen <> wrote:

> On 01/09/2011 11:29 AM, wrote:
>> Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2011 07:22:28 -0500
>> From: Art Alexion<>
>> I got burnt with /home encryption, and am reluctant to use it again.
>> Of course, it was my fault, but it was an easy mistake to make.
>> Ubuntu makes setting this up and using it pretty easy and transparent
>> to the user, and that was the problem. That is, it was so transparent
>> that I forgot it was encrypted when I did a fresh install of the OS
>> and did nothing to preserve the keys in the process.
> No backups?
> <ducks>

Nah... Work desktop. Never backed up. Important stuff was on a file server. Important personal stuff went home with me on USB storage. 

Art Alexion

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