Difference between revisions of "Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS)"
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Revision as of 00:39, 13 July 2013
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.