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From: Andrew MacKenzie <amackenz@×××××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Encrypt USB flash drive
Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2007 22:17:26
1 > Hi. I'm looking for a portable (Linux, *BSD, Mac, Win) way to carry
2 > around encrypted files on a USB drive. I would like for the
3 > encryption/decryption to be transparent to me, so something that I can
4 > mount would be great. I know pretty much how to do encrypted file
5 > systems on Linux, but don't know of a way to do it under Windows that
6 > would be compatible. Something with AES256 or better would be
7 > preferable. Mac compatibility is not too much of an issue at
8 > the moment, but I do plan to buy one in the future. Thanks much.
9 I've been using truecrypt between Windows and Linux for just this purpose
10 and it works great. Not so sure about MacOS though.
12 emerge app-crypt/truecrypt
16 --
17 // Andrew MacKenzie |
18 // GPG public key:
19 // "The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some
20 // point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment
21 // us without end, for they do with the approval of their consciences."
22 // --C.S. Lewis