[clug] SSH Public key auth + Encrypted home dir

Tomasz Ciolek tmc at vandradlabs.com.au
Tue Aug 25 15:58:16 MDT 2009

Hi All

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 07:23:53AM +1000, steve jenkin wrote:
> Michael Cohen wrote on 25/8/09 10:29 PM:
> > I have never really understood the advantage that per user crypted
> +1
> The only advantage it seems to give is protecting backups/files copied
> off-line.

to my mind encrypted hdd makes sense on a laptop.

this is to protect the data from being easily accessed if your laptop is lost or stolen.

Tomasz M. Ciolek	
 tmc at vandradlabs dot com dot au 
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