[Haifux] Whole disk encryption, because it costs nothing?

Zaar Hai haizaar at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 01:52:18 MSK 2010

On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 9:43 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I wound up setting up an
>> encrypted partition, but only placing there things I consider sensitive
>> (which does include the swap, mail, client's sources, my family images
>> etc.), as well as some other automatically generated stuff (such as
>> /var/lib/mlocate and ~/.bash_history, both via symlinks).
>> I guess it really depends on your use scenario.
> I also considered putting personal things such as photos in an
> encrypted partition, but I wonder about data recovery. I backup every
> month, but for the most recent things, can data recovery be performed?
> I usually use JFS partitions, but I am open to others if need be.
How about doing incremental backups every night(or week) to amazon S3?
Duplicity tool can achieve this easily. Also TimeDrive is a nice GUI
for it: http://www.oak-tree.us/blog/index.php/science-and-technology/time-drive.

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