Proposal: Personal Data Encryption (maybe SoC?)

Sven Neuhaus sven-openmoko at
Tue Mar 20 13:31:56 CET 2007

Tobias Gruetzmacher wrote:
> Am Mon, 19 Mar 2007 12:28:28 +0100 schrieb Sven Neuhaus:
>> With regards to encryption - it'd be great if microSD cards can contain
>> dm-crypt'ed partitions. It's probably rather trivial to add this.
> Partitions are a major usability nightmare IMHO. That is the reason my 
> proposal focused on encfs/ecryptfs, which both are "layered" encryption 
> "file systems". This removes the requirement to set a fixed size for the 
> encrypted space and makes it easy to use standard tools to backup the 
> encrypted data.

It doesn't have to be complicated, check out this screencast
showing LUKS integration into Gnome.


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