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How to do disk encryption?

asked 2018-12-02 11:58:42 -0600

Ildar gravatar image

I want to encrypt the entire hard drive so that no one but me has access to my files. My requirement: encryption should be as reliable as possible. How can this be done?

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You can encrypt at install with LUKS . To then encrypt /boot see https://dustymabe.com/2015/07/06/encr...

Panther gravatar imagePanther ( 2018-12-02 12:11:00 -0600 )edit

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answered 2018-12-02 12:50:50 -0600

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Please read this: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Disk_E.... There you will get a very good overview about disk(volume)-encryption under Fedora. As @Panther said, you can do it at installation time or later for your current system. I suggest to plan it before installation to guarantee later a smooth an friction-free use of a production system. Take your own decision between LUKS1 and LUKS2 and calculate the performance overhead for full disk-encryption. Have a good time with Fedora, it is great.

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