Linux: use a file as an encrypted partition with cryptsetup

Categories: Linux, Slackware

I’ve decided to move my encrypted /home partition from losetup to cryptsetup. Instead of using a device (a disk partition) i used a 1o GB file and to do this i’ve upgraded cryptsetup to version 1.3.1 since Slackware 13.37 has the 1.2.0 one. I just compiled the new version using the 1.2.0 SlackBuild, it works. […]