Encrypt USB-HDD with LUKS using OpenPGP smartcard?

Peter Lebbing peter at digitalbrains.com
Wed Aug 1 18:06:48 CEST 2018

On 01/08/18 17:41, Dirk Gottschalk via Gnupg-users wrote:
> Is it possible to encrypt an external USB drive in LUKS format with an
> OpenPGP smartcard?

On a system with systemd: no, I don't think this can be done. Systemd
doesn't want to implement cryptsetup keyscripts, and those would be needed.

On a different system: it depends. What system are we talking about? :-)



I use the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) in combination with Enigmail.
You can send me encrypted mail if you want some privacy.
My key is available at <http://digitalbrains.com/2012/openpgp-key-peter>

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