Category: LUKS

Encryption, LUKS

Create an encrypted file container in Linux

Installations sudo apt-get install cryptsetupsudo apt-get install cryptsetup Create an empty file with the size of your container (e.g. 100MB) fallocate -l 100M mycontainer.imgfallocate -l 100M mycontainer.img or dd if=/dev/urandom of=mycontainer.img bs=1M count=100dd if=/dev/urandom of=mycontainer.img bs=1M count=100 Using a keyfile dd if=/dev/urandom of=mykey.key bs=1024 count=1dd if=/dev/urandom of=mykey.key bs=1024 count=1 Encrypting disk image file sudo cryptsetup …