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Package: cryptsetup (2:1.4.3-4)

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Cryptsetup provides an interface for configuring encryption on block devices (such as /home or swap partitions), using the Linux kernel device mapper target dm-crypt. It features integrated Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS) support.

Cryptsetup is backwards compatible with the on-disk format of cryptoloop, but also supports more secure formats. This package includes support for automatically configuring encrypted devices at boot time via the config file /etc/crypttab. Additional features are cryptoroot support through initramfs-tools and several supported ways to read a passphrase or key.

Tags: System Administration: System Boot, Filesystem Tool, Implemented in: implemented-in::c, interface::commandline, Role: Program, Scope: scope::utility, security::cryptography, Security: Privacy, Purpose: Configuration

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