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by alicia454
Wed Sep 07, 2011 1:59 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: TrueCrypt, is it practical?
Replies: 5
Views: 5073

Re: TrueCrypt, is it practical?

<t>Size/portability is an huge benefit. I can hand carry dozens of the pi's in my carry-on baggage.<br/> <br/> Power consumption is another huge benefit, especially in those places without stable power or deliberate power cuts. At approx. 1W, the pi's can be powered by hand generator or batteries. E...
by alicia454
Tue Sep 06, 2011 11:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: TrueCrypt, is it practical?
Replies: 5
Views: 5073

Re: TrueCrypt, is it practical?

<t>It is much more efficient and faster to encrypt disk blocks than to do folder or file encryption.<br/> <br/> Maybe a future pi version can have some hardware accelerated crypto. I think the demand for this will increase post Arab spring, as more people use social networking to organize against re...
by alicia454
Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: TrueCrypt, is it practical?
Replies: 5
Views: 5073

Re: TrueCrypt, is it practical?

<t>It should be possible to port the x86 linux version of TrueCrypt to this device, and get container and/or full drive encryption. But will it be practical, or might it be too slow, or use up too much memory to run other apps at the same time?<br/> <br/> I work with people that live in repressive r...

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