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Linux Unified Key Setup

Nowadays encrypting storage devices is widely regarded best practice to protect user data, for instance in case of theft or as a measurement against espionage or stalking. On Linux this is usually realized via the Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS) on top of the kernel's dm-crypt disk encryption system. The cryptsetup application is the reference implementation of LUKS and is used to manage encrypted storage and associated passphrases and keys.

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