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Backups on an encrypted external hard drive

Here I assume you already filled it with random data. Just one more post documenting my system.. (It might be useful only to myself, who knows). I have a file /root/key with random numbers (just dd if=/dev/random of=/dev/sdb bs=key_size count=1). … Continue reading

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Script to write random data to a hard drive using openssl

The script I posted on how to write random data to the hard drive was kinda buggy.. Here is a better version, that actually stop when it finishes. It also shows the progress and does some safety checking (It’s weird, … Continue reading

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Partitioning: /boot and dm-crypt/LUKS

This is a continuation to my first post on writing random data to the disk. (Warning: This is setup supposes you already erased the data on the disk, or that you don’t care.) Partitioning is easy. My partition table: # … Continue reading

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