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Linux Encryption HOWTO

by Marc Mutz,

v0.2.2, 04 October 2000

How to set up a Linux 2.2 system to use encryption in both disk and network accesses. This document describes how you can use the International Kernel Patch and other packages to make harddisk contents and network traffic inaccessible to others by encrypting them.

1. Introduction

2. Obtaining and Installing the International Kernel Patch

3. The Crypto API

4. Encrypting Disks

5. Encrypting Network Traffic

6. Frequently Asked Questions

7. Glossary

8. Credits

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