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Revision as of 00:39, 13 July 2013

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Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS) is commonly used by Linux to encrypt storage media volumes. LUKS is implemented in the Linux kernel in dm-crypt (dm = Device Mapper) and the user-space component cryptsetup.

LUKS supports various encryption methods, like:

These encryption methods can be used in various chaining modes and with various initialization vector modes.

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