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Loopback Encrypted Filesystem HOWTO

Copyright by Ryan T. Rhea, [email protected]

v1.1, 29 November 1999

This document explains how to setup and then use a filesystem that, when mounted by a user, dynamically and transparently encrypts its contents. The filesystem is stored in a regular file, which can be hidden or named non-conspicuously such that it would most likely be overlooked. This allows for a high level of secure storage of data.

1. Before you begin

2. Introduction

3. Summary

4. Details

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