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Liverpool_fan

Sami Hyypiä, LFC legend
That's all fine, but IMO that's overdoing it.
Linux makes it too easy to just create disk images and mount them. Why bother with encryption?
It is unlikely you will be hiding your porn from someone who has the capability to mount a disk image in Linux. Each and every person I've met till now who knew how to work with Linux already had a pr0n collection! :p
put that disk image in that hidden /boot and encrypt it :)
 

Garbage

God of Mistakes...
<Pryoidain> What are you trying to hide?
<asaph> Nothing that needs encryption, I just want it to be tricky to find.
<Pryoidain> got a separate /tmp partion?
<asaph> of course.
<Pryoidain> unmount it then copy sh!t to /tmp. It will actually copy it to the /tmp directory on the ROOT filesystem. then when you remount /tmp, the directory becomes a pointer, pointing to the real one, but without removing any of your files in the physical directory on the root system.
<Pryoidain> No one will ever find them unless /tmp fails to mount, or they're looking for it. even if they're looking for it, they'll see them in /tmp and assume their garbage, that is if you name them right.
<asaph> ...that's fu(king genius.
<Pryoidain> I know, I've been hiding my porn under the /boot directory for about 3 years now.

:lol:

LOL... hahaha...
 

nileshgr

Wise Old Owl
That's all fine, but IMO that's overdoing it.
Linux makes it too easy to just create disk images and mount them. Why bother with encryption?
It is unlikely you will be hiding your porn from someone who has the capability to mount a disk image in Linux. Each and every person I've met till now who knew how to work with Linux already had a pr0n collection! :p
So if you really want to hide the stuff, images won't suffice. Use GPG. GPG uses such a strong encryption method, its impossible to decrypt it without password.
 

Garbage

God of Mistakes...
So if you really want to hide the stuff, images won't suffice. Use GPG. GPG uses such a strong encryption method, its impossible to decrypt it without password.
Technically, you aren't hiding it. You are just making it unreadable (un-playable? ;) ) for them who don't know how to open it. :p
 

furious_gamer

Excessive happiness
^^
Who cares? Its funny to read. Isn't it?:rofl:

Now i got a strong reason to stick with Windows as per OP's first post...:nanananana:
 
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xitij2000

Requiem for the Sith
So if you really want to hide the stuff, images won't suffice. Use GPG. GPG uses such a strong encryption method, its impossible to decrypt it without password.

Technically, you aren't hiding it. You are just making it unreadable (un-playable? ;) ) for them who don't know how to open it. :p

Actually I think having a couple of password protected files lying around is more of a giveaway than simply renaming them or putting them in an unexpected folder. :p
 
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