LUKS

How to migrate from TrueCrypt to LUKS file containers

How to migrate from TrueCrypt to LUKS file containers

With the recent questions surrounding the security of TrueCrypt there has been a big push to move away from that program and switch to alternatives. One such alternative, on Linux anyway, is the Linux Unified Key Setup (or LUKS) which allows you to encrypt disk volumes. This guide will show you how to create encrypted file volumes, just like you could using TrueCrypt. The Differences There are a number of major differences between TrueCrypt and LUKS that you may want to be aware of: