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Luks

The Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS) is a disk encryption specification created by Clemens Fruhwirth in 2004 and was originally intended for Linux.

Install

sudo apt install cryptsetup

Encrypt

sudo cryptsetup luksFormat /dev/sdb1
sudo cryptsetup open /dev/sdb1 disk
sudo mkfs.ext4 /dev/mapper/disk

(Un)Mount

sudo cryptsetup --type luks open /dev/sdb1 disk
sudo mount -t ext4 /dev/mapper/disk /disk

sudo umount /disk
sudo cryptsetup close disk

Automount

sudo vim /etc/fstab
/dev/mapper/disk /disk ext4 defaults 0 0

sudo blkid /dev/mapper/disk

sudo vim /etc/crypttab
disk /dev/sdb1 none luks

Luks

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