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Security Howtos - File system encryption

Security Howtos - How to encrypt your files thereby making sure only you can open them, and how to encrypt communications thereby making sure only the intended receiver can access information you send.

Cryptoloop encrypted file systems Privacy HowtoCryptoloop encrypted file systems Privacy Howto
This document explains how to create encrypted file systems using the Cryptoloop functionality. Cryptoloop is part of the CryptoAPI in the 2.6 Linux kernel series.
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Disk Encryption HOWTODisk Encryption HOWTO
A method is described for encrypting a hard disk, either in whole or in part, with the encryption key stored on an external medium for increased security.
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How to securely Erase whole harddisksHow to securely Erase whole harddisks
There are many ways to erase your hard drive. rm can do it for you. But what if removing them is not enough, what if you need to make sure the data can not be recovered? dd can do the job quite securely.
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Gnu Privacy Guard (GnuPG) Mini Howto Gnu Privacy Guard (GnuPG) Mini Howto
This documents explains how to use the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG), an Open Source OpenPGP compatible encryption system To keep this program totally free the use of the RSA algorithm and other patented algorithm has been avoided. The document was originally written by Michael Fischer v. Mollar in German. The text has been translated and adjusted on some points and cannot be considered as a full one-on- one copy.
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GPG Keysigning Party HOWTO (en)GPG Keysigning Party HOWTO (en)
This document describes the protocol and methods for holding and participating in a PGP Key Signing party using the GNU PGP implementation, GnuPG. It gives an explanation of key signing protocols, answers frequently asked questions, and explains how to go about generating your own keys as well as signing other's keys.
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Start Using GnuPG with MuttStart Using GnuPG with Mutt
Everything You Need To Know To Start Using GnuPG with Mutt
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