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Ubuntuís Encrypted Home Directory: A Canonical Approach to Data Privacy Print E-mail
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Source: Linux Magazine - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Host Security A friend recently quizzed me about the Encrypted Home Directory feature in Ubuntu, but unfortunately his questions were not due simply to his naturally inquisitive nature. A week earlier, he was en route to a Free Software conference and boarding a train in Europe after an overnight flight from the United States. In a flash, one thief created a diversion while his partner-in-crime stole my friendís laptop case. While not particularly happy about losing his computer, he was far more distraught at his potentially compromised data which included encryption keys, stored website passwords, personal finance information, confidential documentsÖ everything.

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